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Roland SH 7 review #6 complexity

Published on Jan 3, 2018 Fuzzo Frizzbeebot

"A description as to why the Roland SH 7 is the opposite of a basic analog synthesizer and quite possibly the most complex normalized none semi modular / true 100% analog synthesizer ever made. Non semi modular equates to superior work flow."

All parts here.

03-The Moog Rogue-Part 3-Oscillators-sync

Published on Jan 3, 2018 AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a further demonstration of the sound and functionality of the oscillators of the Moog Rogue. This video focuses primarily on sync."

All parts here.

Yamaha EX5: How to create a virtual analog lead sound

Published on Jan 1, 2018 Alex S.


1. Yamaha EX5 - Part One: Overview and playing some selected patches

2. Yamaha EX5: How to create a virtual analog lead sound

It's the second part in my series of videos on the Yamaha EX5. Here, I'm creating a sound using the virtual analog synth in this workstation, explaining most of the tools on the way. Contents:

Intro 0:00
Bla bla 1:27

Octatrol Audio Demonstration

Streamed live 45 minutes ago Houston Guy

"Malfunkn demonstrates the abilities of the newly released OSX App, Octatrol. We will be constructing a track using Octatrol and Elektron's OT, AR and AF leading to a possible jam after construction."

Doepfer A-101-1 Vactrol Filter: overview (LMS Eurorack Expansion Project)

Published on Dec 29, 2017

"Also known as the 'Steiner' filter (as it’s an enhancement of a circuit Nile Steiner first published in 1974), this nice-sounding 2-pole multimode self-oscillating filter with vactrols on the cutoff and resonance inputs is unique in that it has a separate _input_ per filter mode, allowing the creation of alternate modes as well as frequency-dependent crossfades

Caitlin explains clocks with the Mother-32 clock and the 4ms Rotating Clock Divider

Published on Dec 29, 2017 The Mad Music Machine

"We have added a 4ms Rotating Clock Divider to the Mad Music Machine.

Here Caitlin uses it to explain synthesizer clocks by using a clock signal from the Mother-32 to trigger our Mutant Drums"

Custom MIDI control mappings to the JD-XI using SYSEX

Published on Dec 28, 2017 ranzee av

"Shows how to setup custom sliders and kobs to control the Roland JD-XI synthesizer with the A-500 Pro MIDI controller. Using SYSEX messages to control things like AMP and Filter Envelopes, Aftertouch, toggles for sub oscillators and filter cutoff and resonance.

Tutorial on SYSEX basics, including: MIDI control change messages, hexadecimal calculations, how

Squarp Instruments Hermod Tutorials

Published on Dec 29, 2017 Squarp Instruments

See this post for additional details on Hermod.

Organelle v3 - what is it, what's new, and how instruments are built using open source

Published on Dec 29, 2017 loopop

"The new OS v3.0 even further expands on the Organelle's capabilities, including WIFI (and Ableton Link), opening up OLED graphics and support for non-Pure Data patches, like those written with SuperCollider.

Slightly over 2 years after its release Organelle now comes with over 60 factory instruments ("patches") and dozens of additional ones created by the

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