Synth Stuff Ep. 57 – E-mu Emax SE

Published on Jun 15, 2019 tritonrecordings

“There were many versions of the original gray Emax sampler. The SE added onboard synthesis. The originals are the more sought after model due to the analog filters as the Emax II had digital ones. Personally I like both can’t say I really have a preference. Is it worth getting one of these? That’s up to you – but this makes a great alternative to the

Waldorf Quantum and EMS VCS3 – PARTICLES

Published on Jun 15, 2019 100 Things I Do

“I thought I would try and do something totally contained within the Waldorf Quantum. I use the inbuilt audio in recorder to capture the VCS3 then run the sounds through the internal granular synth engine. 100% Quantum no external effects!”

Texas Instruments Speak & Read with 1/4" Output Jack

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“Vintage Texas Instruments Speak & Read with original vinyl case and accompanying book with a 1/4″ jack added. Tested with batteries and works great, some very slight cosmetic scuffs here and there and printing fading on the case, and an extra 1/4″ output jack has been added for speaker or headphone amplification.”

Dave Smith Instruments SEQUENTIAL PROPHET X

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Arp Odyssey: 17/16 Arpeggiation

Published on Jun 15, 2019 Kris Lennox

“Korg Arp Odyssey, doing its thing. Great sound. The included is a part from a larger track (which I’ll upload in the near future); given the tone of the Oddy, I thought I’d share this part on its own. MIDI track sent from DAW to the Oddy.

Interesting sound, 17 beats in a bar.

Best
Kris”

Minirig: Retta

Minirig: Retta from CatManDeux on Vimeo.

“Alessandro Cortini’s masterful Retta from Forse 3, loosely adapted from the Music Easel to the 0-Coast. This song reminds me of an ascension to Heaven. Dedicated to my late dad on Father’s Day.
The usual caveats, this is not a note perfect performance but served as a inspiration to learn my instrument better. I get carried away with the dynamics but

Aphex Twin UNIQUE SUPER RARE RSF SD-140 VINTAGE Drum Machine ?

Playlist:
Polygon Window – clissold 101[dat28 otari] 48k
RSF SD140 french sampling drum machine – original demo by urgobenz !
03 DMX Krew – Sppoookey [BREAKIN RECORDS]

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This one was spotted and sent in via xonox of acidlab who noticed the following: “No mention is made in the auction but there is AFX scratched on the surface of the machine. According to Ed DMX (DMX Krew),

Analogue Renaissance AR3109T Roland IR3109 Chip Replacement

via Syntaur

Product description: “Analogue Renaissance AR3109T voltage-controlled filter chip, for Roland synthesizers. The original Roland IR3109 chip appears in the top photo; these chips have been long out of production, and we now have brand new clone chips just released by Analogue Renaissance (lower photo). These clones sound identical to the originals.”

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SOUND BLAST FROM THE PAST: THE CASIO RAPMAN

Published on Jun 14, 2019 Audio Wanderer

“A cult music toy keyboard from the master of music toy keyboards, CASIO. The Rapman came out on 1991 in the era of MC Hammer hits and the Fresh Prince TV show. Was the right product in the right moment when every kid want to rock the mic and rap the beat! Check this cool cat NOW!” Vocals are from the Casio mic input and the fantastic voice effector.