Portland Synth + Modular Expo 2020 Set for Saturday March 20

If you’d like to attend the event, you can RSVP here.

“The Portland Synth Expo is a free for all interactive marketplace of synthesizers – pictures from previous expos we organized in NYC, LA, Austin and Toronto can be found here.

Hosted at Portland’s premiere downtown venue Holocene and co-organized with local synth store Control Voltage, the first Portland Synth and Modular Expo is scheduled

Ableton Workshop & Natasha Kmeto Live at Control Voltage Portland

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“Ableton Workshop & Natasha Kmeto Live Wednesday, April 24th, 6pm @ CV

Get ready Portland! This coming Wednesday we’ve got a great FREE Ableton event planned that starts off with a special live performance by the always dynamic multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and Portland heroine Natasha Kmeto, followed by a set of Ableton Live 10.1 demos.

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Pics From Teenage Engineering Event at Control Voltage Porland

Announced here, you can find some pics of yesterday’s event at Control Voltage here.

It looks like they had a full house!

“Feb 19th, 2019, Teenage Engineering came to Control Voltage, did an awesome hands-on demo in the shop and then we co-hosted an afterparty with a live improvisational collaborative performance at a rad artist coop warehouse space.”

Teenage Engineering In-Store Event at Control Voltage Portland, Feb 19th

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“Tuesday, February 19th, 2-4pm


Get some hands-on demo time with one of Sweden’s most innovative synth design companies. TE will be in-store @ Control Voltage from 2-4pm with casual hands-on / plug ‘n play demonstrations of their multimedia synthesizer & sequencer the OP-Z as well as the Pocket Operator 30 Series (Tonic, K.O! & Speak)…. and they ‘might’

BEER & SYNTH Event with Korg & Waldorf at Control Voltage, Portland Tonight

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“Brew Music with Korg & Waldorf is Tonight! – https://mailchi.mp/controlvoltage/brew-music …”

“Calling all beer lovers & synth enthusiasts for the ultimate combination!

Join us for Brew Music with our friends at Korg & Waldorf from 6-9pm tonight, September 13th, 2018.

Come hang & enjoy a cold brew while tweaking, patching and playing some of our most popular gear.

Make Noise to Present New Module at Control Voltage Portland on 9/18 & Labor Day Weekend Sale

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“Tony from @makenoisemusic will be giving a talk related to a new module at Control Voltage in Portland, OR on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30pm PST. More information forthcoming.”


10% off all new gear (excluding other offers)
In-store or online w/ promo code: LABOR10
From now till midnight PST Sept 3rd

Moog Semi Modular Ecosystem ft. the Grandmother + DFAM Giveaway Event at Control Voltage

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“Moog Semi Modular Ecosystem ft. the Grandmother + DFAM Giveaway

This Wednesday, August 15th

The family tree of Moog’s semi-modular eurorack-compatible ecosystem just got larger. Spend an evening with Steve Maass & Nate Marino from Moog Music Inc. and get an in-depth presentation on the new, Grandmother semi-modular keyboard synthesizer. Learn tips and tricks that make the

DSI Sequential Prophet X Demo & Module Giveaway at Control Voltage, Thursday July 26

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“Come one and all. Gerry Bassermann from Dave Smith Instruments will be here in Portland on Thursday, July 26th to show us everything about the Sequential Prophet X, their brand new samples plus synthesis hybrid synth.

Also, we’ll be raffling off one of their eurorack modules!!

The presentation will be approximately 45 minutes followed by ample time for Q&A, then the

Control Voltage Portland Event: Prophet X Demo & Module Giveaway Thursday 7/26

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“More awesomeness landed at CV today. We got Sequential Prophet X’s in, this thing totally rules! Also a quick reminder about our @dsiSequential Prophet X Demo & Module Giveaway event next Thursday 7/26 @ 6pm. #prophetx #davesmithinstruments #controlvoltage #portlandoregon”


Portland Synth Library

Did you know there was a “synth library” in Portland, OR? Well, there is. Some details on it follow, but before that, they are seeking funding on GoFundMe here. This one is in via lord zool.

“S1, in partnership with 4MS Company, is home to the Synth Library, a publicly-accessible resource in Portland, Oregon. Since spring 2016, the Synth Library has hosted regular workshops to educate and