Elka Wilgamat – Analog Auto-Comp Machine 1976

Published on Mar 14, 2019 Italian Vintage Stuff!

“Great sounding analog drum machine and auto comp unit.
It features three chord voices and two bass voices plus a range of great 70s Roland sounding drum sounds with a fill-in option that I of course forgot to use on this video.
The auto accompaniment section is a two octave bass and chord synth that can be controlled by either an external

Anthem for Theremin and Synthesizers

Published on Feb 9, 2019 MrFirechild

“Here is a piece performed on Theremin and Synthesizers. The Theremin was invented by the russian genius Léon Theremin 1919(!). It is an instrument you play without touching it! Additional instruments include ELKA Synthex, Oberheim OB-Xa, The Schmidt and more. The piece is called Anthem for Theremin and Synthesizers, composed and produced by www.firechild.se

Elka Synthex V3 Midi w/ Legs

via this auction

“-220 Volt
-always kept in no smoking/climate control room

-Cosmetic conditions 98%
-The only defect it is a scratch near the joystick: it is unoticiable . Woods are ok: some lights signs. Please check the detailed photos
-Fully functional and working
-Not Serviced, Not Recapped (i’m not a liar like the majority of seller who swear and perjure:
becareful to Standard

New Behringer Elka Synthex Cone in the Works

This one spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

“Look what we just added to our synth collection?

The Elka Synthex was developed by independent Italian designer Mario Maggi. Only 1850 units were ever produced by Italian company Elka between 1981 and 1985. Famous artists who used it include Jean-Michel Jarre and Stevie Wonder etc.

What an amazing sounding synth and master piece of

New Black Corporation Xerxes Voice & Chorus Boards

This one is in via Soviet Space Child, via @blackcorporation_jp.

The Xerxes is Black Corporation’s upcoming Elka Synthex based synth.

Elka Synthex 1981 Black/Wood Panel Finish with Midi

via this auction

“This Synthex has been in used fairly regularly in an Air conditioned studio but Plays beautifully, Has midi.

There are a few cosmetic issues IE. Some chipped wood on the paneling and missing caps from 1 or two filter, but its all very minor stuff and par the course when dealing with a vintage synth of this age.”

A Night at the Studio

Published on Dec 20, 2018 Riccardo Pietroni

I believe this is the first post to feature a demo of the CRB Vocostrings. Vocostrings has only been mentioned once before in this post. This is the first time many of us are likely hearing one. Pretty cool.

“Some wine and our favorite italian vintage synths. On the keyboards Gianfranco Stortoni.
Crumar Ds2 and Dp50, Elka Synthex, Crb Vocostrings,

Bird of Prey – DSI Poly Evolver, DSI Tempest, SCI Pro-One, Novation Supernova 2, Roland JD800

Published on Dec 13, 2018 Reuben Jones

“A new retro synth track with a space and 80s vibe.

Gear used:
Dave Smith Instruments Poly Evolver
Dave Smith Instruments Tempest
Elka Synthex
Korg MS10
Novation Supernova 2
Roland JD800
Sequential Circuits Pro~One
A solar cell

(+Sample of a screaming hawk)”


Published on Dec 10, 2018 synths colors

Nessun Effetto Esterno Aggiunto, Come Al Solito…
No External Effect Added, As Usual…

Elka Solist 505 Vintage Italian Porn-tastic Analog Synthesizer SN 2779

via this auction, also on Reverb.

“This very rare analog synthesizer features both presets and free control of key parameters sort of like an Italian SH1000 or Arp Pro Soloist (hmm, that name rings a bell), or Moog Satellite. According to the site “encyclotronic”:
“A feature of the Soloist 505 is that it has the famous Moog Ladder Filter onboard. Manufacturers installed the components to make