Lalaland Synth Shop Reykjavik Iceland

Published on Feb 7, 2018 Synth Expert

"Icelandic electronic music producer Arnar Adalsteinsson gives us a tour of the rare gear in his synth repair and mod shop, Lalaland, located in the Reykjavik harbor."

Featured: Korg Delta, Jen SX1000, Jen SX2000, Sequential Circuits Pro-One with custom Prophet style knobs, Mini Meanie TTSH Arp 2600 clone, Yamaha CS30, Moog Memorymoog, Arp Axxe, Clef B30

Inside a Clef Microsynth B30

via Andrew K in the comments of this post.

The pics are via this auction for one for parts.

Not the best pics but I thought they were worth capturing for anyone interested, and as you don't see the inside of these often.

via the listing: "Extremely rare and unusual Clef Microsynth B30 in pieces. This is not a project for the faint hearted as they synth is in pieces and does not work, a


via this auction

"The B30 is a two VCO subtractive analogue synth that was available in kit form during the late seventies and early eighties. The synth was featured in Practical Electronics magazine and provided people with a more affordable way to buy a synthesizer than the extremely expensive ready built moogs etc. There is information available now online about the history of the synth and

1982 CLEF Microsynth B30

via this auction

"Super rare vintage analog synthesiser from the 80's.
Originally DIY kit from Clef Electronic Music in 1982.
Military class electronic circuitry.
Original operation manual included.

Like semi-modular synth (MS-20, etc.) expect patch has been replaced by switches.
Works in 1/3rd octave / 1 volt which makes its tuning pretty unique.

Everything in working condition."


via this auction

"Up for sale very rare analog synthesizer Clef B-30 Microsynth. synthesizer was made of the English corporation Clef Musical instruments. This synthesizer is in working condition. it is very difficult to find, and has a unique electronic circuitry. Despite its small size, this synth has many modes of operation - a look at the control panel."

Ultra Rare CLEF Computer BAND-BOX

via this auction

First one to be featured on MATRIXSYNTH.

"Here's something that you won't find everyday.

Ultra Rare, never seen on the market (probably less than a 1000 of these were produced)

CLEF BAND BOX, that is essentially an analog bass, chord machine made for the CLEF MASTER RHYTHM analog drum machine.

Here is the blurb from a sale ad from Clef 1982:

The Band-Box

Clef B30 Microsynth

via this auction

"Very rare vintage monosynth in need of restoration.
I believe it is a kit synthesiser dating from the late 1970s/early 1980s
Sold as seen. I have had sound out of both oscillators and the noise generator but it is beyond my expertise to control it in any useful way. Not convinced all the keys work. Volume pot is crackly and sound can surge in and out. Very fat sound though..

GForce Software VSM Expansion Pack

Published on Jan 14, 2014 GForceSoftwareTV·86 videos

"A brief video with music created mainly via sounds from the VSM Expansion Pack.

This pack comprises string sounds from 18 rare and classic instruments including:

ARP Quadra, Clef Strings, Crumar Trilogy, Elektronika EM25, Farfisa Soundmaker, Firstman FS-4V, Godwin String Concert, Hohner K4, Jen SM2007, Korg Lambda, Logan String Melody II

Rare Clef PDSG (Programmable Digital Sound Generator) up for Auction

via this auction

Via the seller: "I was recently clearing out some BBC Micro stuff and came across this Clef PDSG (Programmable Digital Sound Generator). It was the last product made by Clef. They hoped it would be taken up by Acorn computers, but it didn't happen, and I think they went out of business after that. It was supplied pretty much as seen, as a DIY project. I initially couldn't

An Homage to the Clef CMS - Synthesiser for the BBC Micro

via Ben G in the comments of this post: "I just uploaded my homage to this forgotten masterpiece. :-)"

Find it here

"This was my first synthesiser. It seems now to have all but disappeared from history, so I thought I'd put together some info on it while it still works.

Clef Electronic Music produced various music technology products back in the early 1980s, including the B30 synthesiser and

Treat Yourself :)