Vintage Original 80's Fairlight CMI Brochure 8"x11"

via this auction

"8"x11" Fairlight CMI brochure (when folded closed) The interior (not shown) is packed full of information and photos and is very clean. the outside has quite a bit of shelf wear but still looks very nice. It is really exciting to see the Fairlight and read all about its capabilities even to this day."

Side note: be sure to check out Retro Synth Ads for more scans of vintage

Patchwerks Signals 2018 Seattle Synth Meet Pics

Some pics from this years Signals Synth Meet hosted by Patchwerks in Seattle, WA. Hover over the image and click on the right arrow to flip through pics.

Roland showed their new System 500 eurorack modules by Malekko, it is now official. Industrial Music Elecectronics, aka The Harvestman, had their new Piston Honda mkII with built-in graphic display. Synthwerks, a Seattle native, were showing

Fairlight In The Loon Garden - Fairlight CMI III + Waldorf Blofeld

Published on Apr 7, 2018 100 Things I Do

"Until very recently I had no idea that the 'Loon Bird' sample was an original Emulator sound... or more to the fact, that the 808 state / Jungle bird sound was that of the Loon!

After finding and hearing all the samples that were originally a factory disk patch set I decided I had to do a track with them. I sampled the original sounds into the

Thomas Dolby - The Ghost of Faffner Hall - The Jim Henson Company

Published on Apr 19, 2012 The Jim Henson Company

"When Farkas buys a robot to help him get rid of the musicians of Faffner Hall on Make a New Sound Day, the gang borrows some parts from the robot to construct a synthesizer so they can make all kinds of new sounds. Fughetta doesn't understand how a synthesizer works so the Wild Impressario turns to his best source, Thomas Dolby, to explain it to

Yamaha DX7 - Arturia V Collection 6 Test Drive With CS-80 V, Jupiter-8 V, CMI V

Published on Jan 27, 2018 Power DX7

"Yamaha DX7 – Arturia V Collection 6 Test Drive With CS-80 V, Jupiter-8 V, and CMI V. Can Yamaha DX7 keep up with legendary synths from Arturia V Collection 6?

We will test drive 3 emulators of legendary and vintage synths, CS-80 V, Jupiter–8 V and CMI V, from the full version (not a demo version) of Arturia V Collection 6.

Yamaha CS-80: CS-80 V –

Some Fairlight CMI IIX Sounds

Published on Jan 11, 2018 Perfect Circuit Audio

"This video shows some sounds from the Fairliht CMI IIX sampler from 1983 which used 8 inch floppy disks to store 8 bit samples. This particular machine has gone on world tours with Michael Jackson and other groups."

Arturia CMI V | Enjoying Fairlight sample library

Published on Dec 26, 2017 Woody Piano Shack

"Join me as we enjoy the Fairlight CMI sample library. The newly released Arturia CMI V includes 600 presets from the original CMI library, let's see if we can find and play some highlight sounds.

In 1980, the Fairlight CMI turned heads with the introduction of digital sampling. It was an expensive instrument, if memory serves me right about $100,000

West End Girls - Sat Night Minimoog/Fairlight Party Edition

Published on Dec 16, 2017 celebutante

"So I've been putzing around with Arturia's super fabulous new virtual Fairlight CMI... tonight I loaded in the classic Emulator II 'Marcato Strings' sample, fired up the Minimoog, spent about two minutes ptrogramming sampled LinnDrum in Logic EXS24, and this happened.

Arturia CMI V Tutorials

CMI V Tutorials: Episode 1 - A tour of CMI V
CMI V Tutorials: Episode 2 - How to use Sampling and Sample Editing
CMI V Tutorials: Episode 3 - Exploring Time Synthesis in CMI V
CMI V Tutorials: Episode 4 - Using Spectral Synthesis in CMI V

"Multi-award winning music software & hardware developer Arturia have released a tutorial series on the finer details of CMI V, their recently

Arturia CMI V - First Look

Published on Dec 12, 2017 ADSR Music Production Tutorials

"In this video, Echo Sound Works looks at Arturia's new synth/sampler the CMI V. Based on the iconic Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument from the 80's, it's one of the most feature packed plugins in Arturias V Collection."

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