Patch Notes: Maciek Polak (Pin Park)


“A live session with four VCS Synthi instruments.

Maciek Polak is a musician based in Gdańsk with a love of vintage analog gear who performs as one half of improvisation duo Pin Park. He doesn’t just make music with it – he also runs Analogia, an analog synth store and repair centre for rare electronic instruments.

When Polak got in touch with Fact to let us know that he would

EMS Synth A Mk3 Prototype

via this auction

“Historic prototype dating from the 80s. This is a more muscular take on the Synthi sound and offers a unique featureset: highly recommended!

Unique EMS Synthi A Mk3 Prototype for sale in good working order following a service by the original designer, Steve Gay last year. It comes complete with a sheaf of original papers, hand-drawn schematics and notes.

Designed by Steve

Project Cloney VCS3 first patch .RAW Sound only.


“I am so exited to finally own a faithful clone of the legendary EMS VCS3
I was surprised how accurate it is to the original inside and outside.I will be making many more videos of this strange little power house of bleeps and bloops. This unit was built by Steve Sommers in the USA. From a Project Cloney DIY KIT”

You can find additional posts featuring the Cloney DIY VCS3 here.

LudoWic – 70’s JAM

ludoWic music

Recorder: Philips N2510 – 1973
Mixer: Pioneer MA-62 – 1974
Synth 1: EMS Synthi A – 1971
Synth 2: EMS Synthi E – 1974
Video Cam: Movexoom 3000 – 1972
Projector: Eumig Mark 607D – 1973

W ands (CSR285CD) by Western, Creed, Spybey

W ands (CSR285CD) by Western, Creed, Spybey

via Jesse Creed aka The Passenger:

“This one is from recordings with the late Phil Western and myself. Made into a proper album by Mark Spybe after Phil’s passing. Made with VCS 3, Sh101, oberheim 2 voice, Yamaha cs30, Korg dv 800, arp solus, synclavier 9600, prophet 5, eventide h3000.”

Album info and pre order here.

Phil Western helped found

EMS Synthi A "Portabella" by Pin Electronics Germany

via this auction

“If you know you know , Midi , and Random Voltage Generator from the Synthi 100 onboard…
This unit was Pin’s number 1 , the first made . Delivered to us by PIN on tour in Berlin 2018 , used on the Roger Waters Us and Them Tour lightly , then packed away . Unit is Flawless. Avoid the wait time , get your hands on this amazing piece of machinery today, ships from LA..FREE

Synthi Blippy Bloo


“‘Synthi Week’ continues on my channel . . . perhaps pandemic boredom has finally set in . . . EMS Synthi Cornwall, recorded as two live takes. Fans of my rather attractive hands may be disappointed to learn they do not appear in this video.”


zack dagoba

“New album here:

Thirteen years after the release of his original synthesiser concept album, Twenty Systems, Benge brings you a follow-up of sorts, the similarly themed Thirteen Systems, an album of modular explorations, showcasing his evolving fascination with these modular machines

The pieces were originally commissioned by the

Synthi Bringin’ the Sizzle ;-)

Published on Jun 5, 2020 blwvideo

Gets going after 1:12.

“All sounds from EMS Synthi A. One live take, no external processing or edits. Maybe the ‘noise’ build is a touch long, but give peace a chance . . .”

blwvideo Synthi posts

Self-Playing Synthi

Published on Jun 5, 2020 blwvideo

“I’ve gotten a little bit fascinated with creating note sequences on the Synthi. This patch uses the sync relationship between osc 1 and 2 and the trapezoid to create stepped pitches. The joystick transposes both vco’s. This was a live take of the patch, with a second pass with the filter self-oscillating added for another layer.”