RIP Philip Dodds

I just heard the sad news that Philip Dodds has passed away. Philip Dodds was the head engineer of ARP. That's him behind the ARP 2500 (third from the right) in Close Encounters of The Third Kind. You can find previous posts featuring Philip Dodds on Matrixsynth here. I don't know what to say other than this is a very unfortunate and sad news. Visit CDM and Music Thing for their words as

Recent pictures of the modular

via felix inferious. More info after the hop. Livewire Chaos Computer (not yet released)Livewire Vulcan Expansion selector thingy (not yet released)Plan B Model 14 Voltage ProcessorLivewire Audio Frequency Generator (aka 'AFG', not yet released)Plan B Model 15 Complex VCO (ordered and in transit)

Gp2x Little GP Tracker Midi Output LGPT

YouTube via drwolfer."This is Little GP Tracker [LGPT] running on a Gamepark Holdings Gp2x handheld, outputting midi using a custom serial to midi interface designed & coded by FirestARTer, board & assembly by IDMCLASSICS.NET.In this clip, LGPT is driving a Clavia Nord Micromodular [3 seperate mono patterns into a polyphonic patch] and has an Alesis HR-16 drum machine slaved via Midi Sync.

Hammond A100 vs. VB3

YouTube via zioguido. I'd love to see this kind of comparison with VAs."In this video I'm showing you a short test of my Hammond A100 vs. its digital "alter ego", a VST plugin called VB3 (please visit for more info).VB3 was modeled after this A100 and they almost sound identically. Plus, VB3 has a function that no other software (also hardware?!) organ clone can give you:


YouTube via Sharpblue."Mark Shrieve gives a little demo on the Moog Memorymoog."

TR-909 tap write demo

YouTube via pac209."Built in the 80s this machine later became the foundation of dance music."

Waldorf Microwave 2 Synthesizer "retro-sounds" by RetroSound

YouTube via retrosound72."some self-made retro patches by RetroSound. sounds: Tears (Wavetable Pad), SlowMini, Vangelis CS-80 Emulation 1 and Vangelis 2. more info and sounds:" - Roland Alpha Juno-2

YouTube via Jexus."1985 Roland Alpha Juno 2. Brought to you by WC Olo Garb. The sounds have been programmed by WC Olo Garb./// Videos: showing you not what a synthesizer can do, but what a man can do with a synthesizer."

mfos sequencer

click here for a flickr set via Jan.Music From Outer Space

MOS-LAB Cabinet

click here for a flickr set via Jan.

Treat Yourself :)