MFB Tanzbar, Roland SE02 & Doepfer Dark Energy 2

Published on Jan 20, 2018 3rdStoreyChemist

"Jamming with the Tanzbar drum machine, Dark Energy 2 and SH101 synthesisers synced together (Tanzbar CV2 to Dark Energy 2 CV/Gate Ins, Tanzbar CV1 to S02 MIDI In).

A small amount of reverb has been used, no further processing except for normalisation."

New Doepfer Dark Energy III Coming to NAMM?

To the left is what appears to be a new Doepfer Dark Energy III. Below are two images of the Dark Energy II (announced in December of 2012) for comparison. The only discernible difference I'm seeing on the front panel is in the bottom row of jacks.  On the Dark Energy II you can see three outputs, one for LFO1, one for Envelope, and one for Audio. On the new Dark Energy III a Reset LFO1 input,

Testing new sound card with hardware synthesizers

Published on Jan 15, 2018 Teemu Vainio

"Moog Mother32, Waldorf Blofeld, Doepfer DIY synth modular, Akai Howling Wolf, Ableton Live, Focusrite Scarlett 18i20.

Ableton Live feeds midi into hardware synths. Audio is routed back to Live and mixed in software. Recorded directly with Nikon D3300 camera."

Steam Trax

Published on Jan 10, 2018 Vykaar Tones

"Step time sequenced analog synthesisers starting of with noise from the Trax RetroWave R-1 and then a bunch of stuff in my usual improvised old school one take and take a break style.

Other equipment used:
Elektor formant modular
Beat Step Pro
Roland CR8000
SH101 with tubbutec mod
Boomstar 4075
Waldorf Streichfett
Doepfer Dark Energy Mk1 x 3


Published on Jan 10, 2018 LESINDES

"Good old DOEPFER SCHALTWERK step sequencer used for a jam with KORG VOLCA BEATS, FM, ROLAND SE-02, DSI TETRA. Live jam. FX added in DAW."

Doepfer Dark Link w/ Original Box & Manual

via this auction

"Serial No:112713.
Includes 4 patch cables, original printed manual, 12VAC power supply.

Works perfectly. a couple of scratches. Selling, as we do not use this in our current setup, but a necessary device for the modular synthesist.

Description: USB/MIDI In, CV/Gate Out
With the Doepfer Dark Link interface, MIDI goes in, CV and Gate come out — simple as that. It's the

Doepfer Dark Time MIDI and CV Analog Style Sequencer

via this auction

"Doepfer Dark time midi/cv sequencer. Pairs well with eurorack and modular but will sequence anything. Excellent condition, includes US power adapter. I removed the wood side panels since I preferred it without them but they are included."

Small Studio Tour by Howling Terror

Published on Jan 3, 2018 thehowlingterror

"A rig rundown of what I'm using on music that can be heard at"

A studio tour in via MATRIXSYNTH reader Howling Terror. Synths come in at 6:40.

Waldorf Blofeld desktop
DSI Tempest
KORG Electribe SX with custom Japan sun overlay
DSI Evolver with custom overlay
KORG Electribe EMX
Small eurorack system

Doepfer Dark Energy 2 & Strymon Blue Sky

Published on Jan 1, 2018 3rdStoreyChemist

"Dark Energy 2 synthesiser through the Blue Sky reverb. The Dark Energy is sequenced from a SH101.

No further processing except normalisation."

Treat Yourself :)