The Electric Muse – Alessandro Cortini, Todd Barton, & Robert Coburn Coming to Stockton, CA

Mark the date!

via University of the Pacific:

“A concert on analog synthesizers featuring Alessandro Cortini from Nine Inch Nails, Buchla Modular Master Todd Barton, and Conservatory composer Robert Coburn.

This concert is a celebration of the opening of the Conservatory’s new Analog-Digital Modular Studio, based around a Buchla analog modular synthesis system integrated with a digital

Where E meets W (LIVE improvisation)

Published on Aug 24, 2015 The Phantom Wave

“Buchla 200e + Voyager Minimoog +Teenage engineering Op1

Live improvisation

OP1 audio OUT thru 291e filter, 281e as a clock, 250e sequence, 256e noise out 3dB as a Snare”

Barry Schrader CalArts Farewell Concert Set for Saturday, September 26

Barry Schrader, one of the founders of the early electronic music scene at CalArts School of Music is retiring after 45 years. Many of you will remember him from previous posts here on MATRIXSYNTH. Here he is with a Buchla 500 in CalArts’ studio B-304, along with Morton Subotnick and John Payne. If you are in the area, you do not want to miss this event. This is a chance to see one of the

Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard Buchla Music Easel Pics

Some pics in via brian comnes at their Schneider Museum Quadraphonic Concert in Orgegon this afternoon.


Buchla modular format 203 cabinet clone, for original 200, 200e and clone modules

via this auction

“Buchla modular format 203 cabinet clone:
– direct clone of 70s vintage Buchla 203 cabinet, 30U
– can hold almost modules: original 200, original 200e (presets will work), 200r clone, eardrill
– 4 power rail: +15, -15, +12, +5
– boats paint in black, paint’s quality is same as original Buchla 200e boat
– 3 upper boats have a removable back panel to connect Buchla 225e and other

Buchla 285e Feedback Exploration

Published on Aug 26, 2015 Todd Barton

“Exploring a feedback patch with the Frequency Shifter section of the Buchla 285e. Better audio of a similar exploration here:


Published on Aug 13, 2015 Oxix52

“I finally got a little free time with the easel. I love the way the amplitude modulation makes the instrument growl.”