Synth Wizards Episode 9: Holy Grail: The Yamaha CS-80

Published on Mar 31, 2020 Syntaur

“The Synth Wizards located the holy grail of polyphonic keyboards: a Yamaha CS-80. But the last time it was turned on, it smoked instead of made music. Did we pay thousands of dollars for a pile of parts, or will we end up with a magical music machine?”

Don’t miss the visit to Yamaha’s synth museum in this one. The rare GS2 and VL1 are featured. Note the

Lance Hill of the Vintage Synthesizer Museum

Published on Mar 30, 2020 Vintage Synthesizer Museum

Rare clear Gleeman Pentaphonic in the background. Steiner Parker Synthacon top right.

“An amazing interview with the curator of the Vintage Synthesizer Museum, Lance Hill.
A film by Shayne Keator.
To book an appointment at the Vintage Synthesizer Museum contact:


Sequential Artist Spotlight Interview with MAT PETERS

You can find the interview on Sequential’s website here.

“Mat Peters plays guitar and synths in Manchester-based Post-Punk band ist ist. He also makes his own ambient music and produces under the name Kim’s Garden.

Ist Ist started as a heavy punk band in 2014. Mat joined in 2018 as the songs started to become a more experimental and the use of synths was becoming more prominent. The band’s

midnight operator, ep2 – OP-Z fw 1.2.26 release notes with jonas

Published on Mar 27, 2020 teenage engineering

“need a friend in stockholm? hang out with tobias, our instrument specialist and midnight operator, in a live streamed show directly from the heart of teenage engineering hq. in this episode tobias has a chat with jonas about the new OP-Z firmware update 1.2.26.…

here are the release notes:
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Chat w/ Mitch Lantz from Empress Effects Hosted by BBoyTech & Trovarsi

Published on Mar 26, 2020 Perfect Circuit

“Thursday 3/26/2020 from 6-7PM we will be streaming our live chat with Mitch Lantz from Empress Effects! BBoyTech & Trovarsi are hosting the discussion about the Empress Effects Euroburo, Mitch’s music, music tech and will be answering questions from the livestream chat, so watch live if you have questions.

Mitch will be doing a short performance with

Fault Radio Talks: A conversation with Dave Smith

“We’re proud to present to you our first episode of Fault Radio Talks podcast with Grammy winner and the founder of Sequential circuits – Dave Smite.

As part of International Synth Day that took place on May 23rd last year, we caught up with Dave in his office in San Francisco to learn more about his personal and professional journey.

Dave founded Sequential Circuits in 1974 and may be best

Modular Synthesis with Richard Nicol and Eric Fox talking Buchla

Published on Mar 24, 2020 Pittsburgh Modular Synthesizers (Streamed live 18 hours ago)

“Richard talks to Buchla Chief Plate Spinner Eric Fox. Join in on the discussion as we talk about the recent history, current state, and future of Buchla synthesizers while mostly failing at producing a live YouTube stream. Feel free to ask questions in the live chat or just hang out.”

One To Watch: Julie Marghilano (Electronic Beats TV)

Published on Mar 23, 2020 Telekom Electronic Beats

“Sol Asylum founder Julie Marghilano is the latest artist to be featured on Telekom Electronic Beats TV’s ONE TO WATCH series. Fusing classical training with an avant-garde sensibility, Julie breaks the mould whilst touching the soul with her own unique take on contemporary music.”

Sequential Artist Spotlight Interview with EMERIC ZUBAR – BLAKE

You can find the interview on Sequential’s website here.

“Emeric Zubar (artist name BLAKE.) has been a Hip Hop/Soul and electronic music producer for the past 20 years. With a varied discography, Emeric has built quite a catalog in the music scene with instrumental albums used by international TV shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Dance On, 4 Weddings and 1 Honeymoon, and YAK FILMS.


Malekko Heavy Industry // Manthers, Modulars and Russian Submarines

Published on Mar 23, 2020 DivKidVideo

“As part of ‘DivKid’s West Coast Adventure’ (more on that below) I had the chance to head down to Portland, Oregon and go see Malekko Heavy Industry and their Darkplace Manufacturing facility too. It was a pleasure to meet Josh Holley, Paul Barker, Ben Davis, Anna Sitko and the rest of the team. I had a nosy around (camera in hand for the b roll) and