MIDI Tutorial Series by Andrew Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Audio

MIDI Part 1 - MIDI Signal Path

Published on May 22, 2017 Shifted Phase

"This is the first part of my series on MIDI. In it we cover the basic idea of what MIDI is and how devices are connected together including how IN, OUT and THRU ports work, and the different types of MIDI connections."



Build your own Synthesizer

Published on May 23, 2017 Pieter Smuts Music

"Synth build through DIY delay"

w/ Synthrotek's Atari Punk Console



“SILENCE IS *NOT* REQUESTED”: A THREE-DAY VISION QUEST at Tinity College Dublin

This one in via @carolinezoids

"'Silence is *NOT* Requested': 29-31 May w/ Synth Petting Zoo, @Analog_On & #Moog System 55: http://www.tcd.ie/ … #berkeley50 @matrixsynth"

The will be performances as well of course. Full details here.

"Time to move outside our comfort zone…
In a nod towards the artistic “happenings” and gatherings of the 1960s, the Library of Trinity College Dublin presents



Patch Base for iPad Adds Editors for 4 Vintage Roland Synths

iTunes: Patch Base - Coffeeshopped LLC

Roland synths: JV-2080, JV-1080, XP-80, XP-60

"Patch Base 2.6 is available today, bringing editors for 4 Roland synths: JV-2080, JV-1080, XP-80, and XP-60. These synths were incredibly popular in the 90's, and have a lot of sounds that you'll recognize, just scrolling through the presets. According to Wikipedia, "The JV-1080 has been used on more



VIRTUAL Yamaha DX-7 / DX-7II Programmer for Logic

The editor is available on eBay here, or Reverb here.

"This software is a virtual synthesizer programmer for use with any 6-operator Yamaha FM Synthesizer. Designed originally for the DX-7 or DX-7II series, it can also be used with any other 6-operator Yamaha synth - but is only compatible at the VOICE level. Therefore on a synth like the TX-802, you can edit the individual



ARP Omni 2

via this auction

Note the leather side panel bending up in the last image. The orange on black Arps had thick leather rather than wood side panels.



ARP PRO SOLOIST

via this auction

"You are looking at an original Arp Pro Soloist. One of the first synthesizers to come out in the early 70's. About as vintage as it gets. This has been owned by my family since it was new. My sister played this in the 70's at our church. (see the original vendor sticker from Wichita. KS.) Or course it was been in storage for 30 + years. It is missing the bottom cover, and



Vintage Elka Synthex SN 867

via this auction

"This Elka Synthex is in in excellent condition.Refurbished by Retrolinear in 2014 for $2250(see receipt ).
Includes the original pristine operating manual and midi break out box attachment.Comes with all original 80 factory patches(yes, it has the laser harp).

Exceptional sound capabilities that almost all other analog poly synths of the 1978-1983 era can't quite produce due



KORG MONO/POLY monophonic synthesizer

via this auction

The seller has one more listed here.

"Overhauled before shipping for long life and to keep original sounds,
Change all electrolytic capacitors and voltage regulators, most of short life Operational Amplifiers and logis ICs with new ones.
Knobs, switches and jacks cleaning.
Four VCOs are in perfect unison due to special VCO circuit care."



Treat Yourself :)

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