new synths in 2017

new synths in 2017


via Club Of The Knobs

"Herewith we would like to inform you that the CLUB OF THE KNOBS SYNHESIZER range is completed:

we are introducing our SYSTEM IIIC+



From the past to the future back to the present!

We would be glad if you’d publish the news on your prestigious website.

Thank you for your work and enthusiasm,

warm regards

from R.

Introducing the X-Bay Ultimate Synthesizer & Patchbay by Anatal Electronics

The X-Bay Ultimate Synthesizer by Anatal Electronics is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Note you can find a banner link to the X-Bay campaign in the top right banner section here on MATRIXSYNTH, so you can get back to the campaign anytime.

In short the X-Bay is an analog modular synthesizer and patchbay in a 4U rack mount enclosure. It will host analog modules featuring

Pioneer Introduces the DJS-1000 Stand-alone DJ Sampler

Published on Oct 17, 2017 Pioneer DJ

"Meet the DJS-1000 stand-alone DJ sampler – Intuitive DJ-friendly interface and powerful performance features for improvising unique sounds and phrases.

Many of today’s professional DJs use electronic instruments and production gear in their live sets to help make their performances creative and unique. With an easy-to-use interface, 16 multicoloured step

Keen Association Keen-o-Tron - Chamberlin and Mellotron Desktop Unit w/ Touch Keys


"We were extremely inspired by Chamberlin/Mellotron idea, sound and topology and couple of years ago started working on the musical instrument we called Keen-o-Tron.

The instrument handles sixteen meticulously selected Chamberlin and Mellotron sounds accurately sampled from the original units. Each key’s signal path consists of special independent digital sound source and optronic

New Motas-6 Desktop Analog Synthesizer

Motas-6 synthesizer demo 01 Published on Oct 13, 2017 MotasSynth

"Demo of the Motas-6 analogue synthesizer, changing some basic settings. A little external reverb has been used.
See a live stream from the display (over USB) in the top corner."

New SYNTHETA 82 Prototype Hardware Desktop Synthesizer From Adamstan

Prototypowe dźwięki - Prototype sounds vol. 4 - SYNTHETA 82

Published on Oct 6, 2017 adamstan84

English below.

"Następca "Skrzyneczki" zaczyna nabierać ostatecznych kształtów. Od strony elektronicznej chyba 99% procent jest zrobione, oprogramowanie ~80%. Nawet Sysexy już częściowo działają, co widać na początku filmu :-) Obudowa pewnie jeszcze ulegnie drobnym poprawkom, ale ogólny styl zapewne

B.H.Z. Quad Sid

This was one spotted on, by swissdoc. According to the listing it's a:

"C64 SID Synthesizer 4x SID Chip

1x Midi In
1x Midi Out
4x Audio Out Mono je SID Chip 1 Audio Out"

If anyone knows more about this one or B.H.Z let us know! This is the first B.H.Z. post on the site.

Curious if this is a one off Midibox based SID.

New Yamaha Genos Digital Workstation - Full Demo with Martin Harris

Published on Oct 2, 2017 Kraft Music

More videos below.

"Find exclusive Yamaha Genos BUNDLES at Kraft Music:

Yamaha's Martin Harris demonstrates the Genos digital workstation keyboard at Kraft Music.

Yamaha Genos is an incredibly powerful songwriting and performance tool with flagship capabilities, sound quality, and state-of-the-art content covering

Audiothingies Introduces the DoubleDrummer 12-voice drum synth / sample player with FXs

via Audiothingies

"It is the perfect partner for your MIDI sequencer and your other hardware synths.


DoubleDrummer has 6 channels of drum synthesis (kick, snare, toms, clap, cowbell and hihats).
Each of these 6 channels has been fine tuned to provide a wide range of sounds within a limited set of parameters per channel for the best possible user experience.

Bass drum: tune, attack,

New Ritm-2 Synthesizer by VG-Line

Published on Sep 18, 2017 Thngs

Pics via

No additional details, but you should be able to get an idea of what it can do from the controls, the video above, and previous Ritm-2 posts. This appears to be a new desktop version by VG Line.

Treat Yourself :)