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Roger Odonnell on Sonic State

Podcast and downloadable mp3 on Sonic State."We've got a bit of a treat for you all this week - we're talking Roger Odonnell who's been a touring and studio keyboard player since the 1980's where he began by playing with 80's pop sensation The Thompson Twins, then moving on to the Psychedelic Furs and finally a long stint with The Cure.Roger talks to us about his recent work - including a new

Synthesizer Service Vintage Synth Price List

We all know PrePal. Title link takes you to another price list. This one by the Synthesizer Service Center. The prices are in GBP, but you can easily convert them here.Update: General consensus is that this is not a price list, but a list of what they have in stock. Dealer prices are usually higher so that's obviously something to consider.

Thingamagoop - New Flickr Shot

flickr by gentle bakemono."Thingamagoop Conquers the World!"Hmm... I could see this turning into the gnome in Amelie.

Moog - New Flickr Shot

flickr by Mark Henderson Portfolio.

Sanfrancisco Electronic Music Festival via Brian Comnes

Remember the SFEM? The following are Brian Comnes' notes on the last Friday of the event. It's funny how these electronic music festivals rarely have any synths at them. What's up with that?"I can't speak for the rest of the show, but last Friday was not a synth nut's paradise act 1 - Barbara Golden, a big Bay Area name in alternative music came out and read a piece of prose about getting

The Horrorist Korg Legacy MS 20 Soundset

Title link takes you there. I don't have a Korg Legacy, so I couldn't try this out. There were created and sent my way via Oliver Chesler (The Horrorist).

Little Phatty Champagne

In case you haven't heard, Little Phattys are shipping. Someone on AH had there's delivered. Hmm... Wonder if Carbon111 got his yet.

image via CDM

Udpate via the comments:
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Linux Rock Star on the Alsa Modular Synth

For any Linux users out there, there is a new Linux music blog, Linux Rock Star. Title link takes you to a post on the Alsa Modular Synth.

"This full modular synth (with "modules" that allow one to build a complete synthesizer) has one of the fattest sounds and most realistic I have heard from a virtual synthesizer (I've been using them since the days of Vaz Plus 1.7).



Northern Air - The Wretch

Michael Weeks has contributed to quite a few posts on this site, so it's only appropriate I mention his new release Northern Air. Title link takes you to more info. Make sure to check out the video (there's an iPod formatted version after the jump as well).



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