AKAI AX80

Published on Dec 10, 2018 Joakim Floke

“The synth that got forgotten, shamed and never got to it’s chance. People called it dull and dry sounding… F… that! This thing is one of the best sounding synths made, you just need some FX to bring it to light. Dual DCO + SUB, 4 LFO(!), 2 ENV, Sync, PWM, Analog Filter, Velocity… If you can’t make anything from that, play nintendo!
Just using a bit

Akai VX600 matrix synthesiser SN 30615-00530

via this auction

“It’s in excellent condition – minor marks only – and is fully working. All switches, knobs and sliders work as they should. A new backlight was fitted as part of a recent service.”

Akai S900 Sampler Floppy Disk Drive Cleaning [No Soldering]

Published on Dec 4, 2018 gstormelectro

“Audio and Video by G-Storm Electro c. 2018

Floppy Drive on your S900 not working?
Does it take a while to warm up before the floppy starts working right?

You may be able to bring your disk drive back to life and/or improve its performance with a little cleaning and maintenance. In this video I show how the S900 floppy drive can be removed and cleaned

Chord memory – AX80 + Juno 6 and Korg PSS 50

Published on Dec 4, 2018 Miguel d’Oliveira

“Noodling around with chord memory function to beef up sounds – all mashed via a Korg Super Section PSS-50
MiniBrute added on bass.
Was aiming for a Super Mario trip on mushrooms but not sure I got there.”

1988 Akai / Roger Linn MPC60 "MIDI Production Center" Brochure

via Retro Synth Ads, where you’ll find the rest of the scans and the full write-up.

“Akai / Roger Linn MPC60 “MIDI Production Center” four page colour brochure from 1988.”

AKAI XE8 Drum Expander Module

via this auction

“The XE8 has great internal sounds and comes with an expansion sound card.”

1988 Roger Linn and Akai MPC60 Ad

via Retro Synth Ads, where you’ll find the full write-up.

“Akai / Roger Linn MPC60 “A MIDI Production Studio in a Box” colour advertisement from page 132 in the February 1988 issue of Keyboard Magazine.”

Xmas Song- KORG ELECTRIBE Wave with RC-505 & EWI4000s – Santa Claus is Dancing Through Night

Published on Nov 25, 2018 Shangri-la S

Let the synth-tide holiday posts begin.

“Hello friends! This is my 6th tune using KORG Electribe Wave & BOSS RC-505, and also my seasonal original song. Please try listening to the end. You can find the reason for the song title! EWI4000s, Kaossilator Pro+, KP3+, microkorg XL+ & DDJ WeGo3 are also used. This video and audio tracks were recorded in one

Akai EVI 1000 EWV 2000 Analog Wind Synthesizer

via this auction

“AKAI EVI 1000, with the EWV 2000 module. Included are 3 proprietary (also very rare) cables, an extra mouthpiece, and a custom form fitting hard case by AKAI. The instrument is in amazing shape. It sounds great, plays great, and has extras that are hard to come by. This EVI also has MIDI capabilities so you can play other synths with the wind controller. Very awesome

Akai Tom Cat Kick vs. Disco Tom

Published on Nov 21, 2018 HardtekStudios

“Bringing back the Akai Tom Cat so everyone can hear the difference in the Kick instrument and the Disco Toms instruments, which works great as an alternate kick!”