Akai AX80

Title link takes you to shots via this auction."Akai’s first venture into the synthesizer arena. Released in 1984 for $1,395 and later reduced to $999. The unit is mono-tambral eight voice with two DCO’s (plus a sub-osc) per voice. It features a 5 octave velocity sensitive keyboard with a nice amount of resistance. Velocity can be routed to control the filter cutoff and / or the VCA, and has a

Schematics via Mike Peake

Title link takes you to them. Be sure to click on the "All Sizes" link for each.GX1 Ring ModulatorCS80 Ring Mod (pictured)Tau VCA 5Tau VCA 7Tau VCA LayoutTau VCA PCBPolyfusion Octave DividerMS20 Ring Modulator

Korg Electribe MX-1

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Moogfest 2007 in NYC -- featuring the first annual Moogfest Symposium

"Featuring an all-star lineup from the world of MoogGreetings from the Bob Moog Foundation!We have been hard at work all summer as we work towards our mission to document, celebrate & teach innovative thinking. On September 22, 2007 we will be traveling to Moogfest, an annual NYC event celebrating the musical legacy that continues through the instruments that Bob created. Check out Moogfest at

Yamaha TENORI-ON via Making Sound

Title link takes you to a review in French, on Making Sound. Here's a link to a Google translated version."The random mode: This mode makes it possible to spice its services with a little chance. While pressing on a button a note is played in a repetitive way. While pressing on a second, a light travels between the two by generating a sound with each time it meets one of them. While pressing

Sept 07

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John Bowen Solaris Pre-order information

"Pre-ordering is now available. The pre-order deposit amount is $1,000, which is roughly one-third of the final introductory price (expected to be $3,199). Pre-order deposits can be spread over 2 consecutive months with two $500 checks if needed. (Serial number list will be entered on the second payment.) A full refund of your deposit will be offered up to 3 weeks prior to shipping of your unit.

MOTM behind the scenes

Title link takes you to more shots of the MOTM lab at Synthesis Technology, on My Synthesis Technology MOTM Analog Modular Synth.

RIP Joe Zawinul

"VIENNA, Austria (AP) — Joe Zawinul, who soared to fame as one of the creators of jazz fusion and performed and recorded with Miles Davis, died early Tuesday, a hospital official said. He was 75.Zawinul had been hospitalized since last month. A spokeswoman for Vienna's Wilhelmina Clinic confirmed his death without giving details. His manager, Risa Zincke, said Zawinul suffered from a rare form

side view

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