Rosen Sound Synth Demos & Restorations

Published on Jul 28, 2018 Rosen Sound

This one in via Soviet Space Child.

1. Oberheim OB-X – Rosen Sound Demo
The OBX was the first major “answer” to the Prophet 5 synthesizer, and at least in our opinion, was the best answer anyone could’ve given.

The OB-X is based on the basic design of the (S)ynthesizer (E)xpander (M)odule also from Oberheim. Like the

New AnalogFusion Polyphonic Analog Synth with huge Digital Section

Published on Oct 16, 2018 Fingersonic

“Introducing AnalogFusion, a top notch instrument boasting 2 separated Analog and Digital Synthesizer engines. You decide wether creating warm analog sounds, pure digital or layer them to create unique fat sounds. Massive features unlocking access to a new world of synthesis possibilities.

Demo by Italian Keyboardist Giuseppe Di Capua”

“Analog polyphonic

Polymoog 203A, ARP Axxe, Korg MS-20, Fender Rhodes Fishtail, Polymoog 280A

Published on Oct 16, 2018 Franck Lhermet

“Petit essai, réglage du VCF Polymoog 203A 😉 MASTER GAIN CONTROLS seulement le VCF ;).

Polymoog 203A, ARP Axxe, Korg MS-20, Fender Rhodes Fishtail, Polymoog 280A”

Playing the Axxe with the back of his hand. Note the custom led sliders as well.

Soundium: Enabled – Synth Event This Weekend in Vilnius, Lithuania

This one is in via Pierre-Henri Pache.

“About and around music technology

Soundium: Enabled fuse theory, practice and experiences in the field of music technology. Main goal of the event is to demonstrate and educate. For the first time in the Baltics a space under one roof will be dedicated to DJ/studio gear testings, lectures with brand ambassadors and

Vintage & Rare Rhodes Chroma Computer Interface & Manual & Columbus Computer

via this auction

Never seen one of these before. It appears to be a serial buss expansion for computers to use with the Rhodes Chroma synthesizer, with sequencing software. The disks are dated 1982 and from Fender Musical Instruments who took ownership of ARP’s assets with the Rhodes Chroma and Chroma Polaris.

ARP Blue Marvin restoration demonstration – operational tips from CMS

Published on Oct 14, 2018 Phil Cirocco

“This is a short demo video showing some operational tips and nominal volume levels on the ARP 2600. The unit shown is one of the very first 2600s ever made. We recently repaired and restored this beauty to full functionality for a customer. The sound is coming from the 2600 speakers and being recorded by the phone mic. This unit had a partial APU

The History of the Prophet Synthesizer

Published on Oct 13, 2018 Alex Ball

“One of the most interesting stories of the synth world is that of Dave Smith and Sequential Circuits. I decided to try to tell some of it via their flagship series, from the Prophet 5 in 1978 to the Prophet X in 2018. With the help of a dozen other people who were incredibly generous and equally excited by their instruments, this film is the result: The

Echoes Podcast Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Wendy Carlos’ Switched-On Bach

“It was 1968 when Wendy Carlos took her Moog synthesizer and applied it to the contrapuntal music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The album was called Switched-On Bach and it changed the shape of modern music forever. It took synthesizers out of the world of sound effects and the avant-garde and into the mass market. Switched-On Bach was the herald of the future and made Robert Moog’s invention

Phil Cirocco demonstrating the ARP 2003 synthesizer by Tonus

Published on Oct 12, 2018 Phil Cirocco

“We recently refurbished and also refinished this beautiful 6 foot long ARP 2003. The predecessor to the ARP 2500. I Don’t usually end up playing the blues, but this particular patch suggested it.”

Arturia Synclavier V Update 2.0 – The power of Resynthesis & V Collection Update 6.2

Published on Oct 12, 2018 Arturia

“Synclavier V has been updated to version 2.0. Now featuring a powerful resynthesis engine, vintage sample playback, all-new presets, and a great sample library to explore.”

Synclavier V Tutorial Update 2

Published on Oct 12, 2018

“Get a quick overview of some of the most important new features found in Synclavier V update 2.0. In this video, Guy covers the