Published on Jul 21, 2017 Comparative Irrelevance

"A quick little jam, playing around with integrating my Sub Phatty with the modular. I absolutely love the round, punchy sounds of the Phatty, but it obviously lacks the sequencer of its bigger brother. No problem at all when you have a little eurorack at hand!

Here are some abbreviated patch notes (not going too deep into this one, there's

An Interview with Barry Schrader Questions 6F: The Barnum Museum & 7 Current State of Synths

The final two questions in my interview with Barry Schrader are now live. Barry discusses what may be his magnum opus, The Barnum Museum, followed by his take on the current state of synthesizers. There are some tie ins to his previous work on Atlantis as well as Louis and Bebe Barron.

"If someone were to ask me what I considered to be my best work, there’s no question in my mind that I would

Rare Working Vintage EML Syn-Key 1500 Analog Synthesizer

Published on Mar 1, 2017 Hailstone Entertainment

This is about as rare as it gets. I believe this is the first Syn-Key 1500 out of well over 155,000 posts on the site. You might remember the Synkey 2001 with punch card reader and blue accents from previous posts. This is the little brother version minus the punchcard reader. To come across one, let alone working, is a rare treat.

via this

Amstrad CPC - Vocal synthesizer by Techni Musique (1986)

Published on Jul 20, 2017 Stephane Sikora

0:20: "Horloge Parlante"
0:38: Demo + song ("Au Clair de la Lune")
1:38: Phonemes list (saying 'Bonjour' and 'Internet')
1:46: BASIC program showing how to use |speak instruction, numbers are said in french using increasing pitches.

Korg Monologue Moog Freqbox & Moog Delay

Published on Jul 20, 2017 Fuzzo Frizzbeebot

"Nasty Freqbox and Korg Monologue set on nasty stun and then fed into a totally horrified, setting the standard of superior smoothness example, Moog 104M delay = General nasty synth shred head MF 104M disrespect."

Modal Electronics 008 8-Voice Analog Synthesizer with Digital IO Card

via this auction

"Gently used Modal 008 with Digital IO board installed. Original batch with leather end cheeks."

Circuit Mono Station Unboxing & Demo

Published on Jul 20, 2017 HardtekStudios

"The Novation Circuit Mono Station has arrived and I give my first impressions of it and a good demo after a live unboxing!"

MATRIXSYNTH Turned 12 Today!

Yep, we are almost a teenager. I'm going to keep this post super short compared to previous years, where I went into a long diatribe about what this site is about. I'm guessing if you are here, you already know. If not, be sure to come back often, and stick around for a bit. :)

I do want to thank ALL of you, the readers and contributors of the site. It's an incredibly flattering and

Indigo spirit (deep ambient with Digitakt + Virus indigo)

Published on Jul 20, 2017 dakitanmonkey

"My virus is just used as a master keyboard"


Published on Jul 14, 2017 Greg Goebel

Greg Goebel, keyboards, production, composition
Damian Erskine, bass
Reinhardt Melz, drums

Dave Smith Instruments Prophet REV2, MoPho, & Nord Piano

Treat Yourself :)