Toto's Africa

Published on May 22, 2013 TotoVEVO

Just spotted this one on BoingBoing. A synth demo with an interesting bit of synth history (BTW, the GS1 went up for sale in 2014 - you can also find an interview with Steve Porcaro here):

Paich told Musicradar in 2013:

"Its first inception came when there used to be UNICEF commercials on TV, showing children and families living in poverty. The first time

Rediscovering The 'Lost' Yamaha CS-80

Published on Jan 30, 2018 Synthtopia

"At the 2018 NAMM Show, Yamaha had an amazing piece of synth history at their booth, a CS-80 in mint condition.

Yamaha's Nate Tschetter gave us a quick demo of the rare synthesizer, an overview of the CS-80's architecture, and told us the story of rediscovering the instrument."

CS80 Improvisation

Published on Dec 8, 2015 musicjcr

Yamaha CS80 serial number 1199
Lexicon PCM 91

Yamaha CS80 - Preset 5 (Electric Piano)

Published on Sep 22, 2012 musicjcr

Reverb: Lexicon PCM91
Pad: Oberheim Matrix 12

Yamaha CS-80 , or Deckard's Dream , IT WILL BE SAME ???

Published on Jan 29, 2018 CLASSIC VINTAGE

"video made and produced by the classic vintage laboratory, and by Everton sound desgner ..."

The Arturia Origin.

Synth Jam 60: Indigo, Moog Sub 37, DX7, JP8080, Korg Radias & MFB 522

Published on Jan 28, 2018 Marcus Padrini

"A new synth jam combining analog and digital instruments! Recorded live with Audioshare for iOS.

Roland MC808: MIDI sequencer
Roland JP8080: strings
Access Virus Indigo: Synth Arp
Yamaha DX7: FM Piano
Moog Sub 37: Synth Bass
DSI Tetra: Synth Bass & Lead
Korg Radias: Lead
MFB 522: Drums"

Yamaha FS1R FM Synthesiser SN PH01145 w/ OS Version 1.20

via this auction

"In 1998, after several years without producing a single FM synthesizer, Yamaha released a new FM powerhouse...the FS1R. This little beast is far from your average FM synthesizer. Not only is it an eight-Operator variant, as opposed to the six- and four-Operator FM of the DX/TX lines, but it also features a new technology called Formant Shaping Synthesis. Formants are the

NAMM 2018 - Yamaha Montage OS V2.0 Update with Blake Angelos

Published on Jan 27, 2018 Kraft Music

"Find exclusive Yamaha Montage deals at Kraft Music:

Blake Angelos demonstrates some of the new features unlocked by the Yamaha Montage OS V2.0."

NAMM 2018: Hear CS-80 replicant Deckard's Dream in Action & Interview with Roman Filippov

Published on Jan 27, 2018 Future Music Magazine

"Deckard's Dream is an analogue hardware recreation of the iconic Yamaha CS-80, available either in pre-built or DIY kit form. We hit the NAMM show floor to find out more about this Blade Runner-referencing poly and hear it in action."

Deckard´s Dream

Published on Jan 27, 2018 MrFirechild

"Deckard´s Dream is an 8-voice analogue synthesizer which is heavily influenced by the iconic Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer from the mid 70s used in the Blade Runner movies. This track is using sounds from the Deckard´s Dream only. Reverb is added. Composed and produced by www.firechild.se"

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 –

Treat Yourself :)