Live In The Garden

Live In The Garden from VGU39 on Macbeth “Elements Synthetizer” – Eventide “H9” © 2020 VGU39

MacBeth M5 Sound Design: 3rd edition Patch Book


“After programming the Korg Arp 2600 FS for several months, I put together a 50-page patch book of new sounds for the Arp. I translated many of those sounds to the M5 and expanded the M5 patch book to 70 patch diagrams. Here is a sampling of sounds from 3rd Edition M5/M5N Owner’s Manual and Patch Book.”


Published on May 20, 2020 Caspar Hesselager

“The Macbeth Elements EL2 is sequenced by a Moon Modular 569 quad sequencer. Three sequence rows go to the invidual CV ins of the three oscillators and a fourth row (set to random with some gates turned off) goes to GATE in.
Output into T-rex Replicator analog tape delay into Eventide Space pedal.

Recorded to one stereo track.

Audio-only version of

Superbooth 20HE: At Home With Ken MacBeth

Published on Apr 26, 2020 sonicstate

“Ken Mcbeth is always a regular feature at Superbooth, in fact for the past 3 years Ken has actually performed at the show. In this impromptu interview we took the time to catch up with Ken and see what he has been working on before the lockdown and discuss what life is like on lockdown for a synth designer.

Unfortunately as this was an impromptu interview

Superbooth20 Home Edition Videos Parts 1 – 4 and The New MacBeth X-Series MKII Dual Oscillator

Published on Apr 24, 2020 Superbooth Official

Superbooth20 Home Edition – PART 1 – Featuring Ken MacBeth after 54:23 – X-Series MKII Dual Oscillator
Superbooth20 Home Edition – PART 2 – learn and study
Superbooth20 Home Edition – PART 2 – learn and study
Superbooth20 Home Edition – PART 4 – aftershow events

See the Superbooth20 label below for more coverage of this years’ Home Edition event.

Macbeth M3X SN 1042

via this auction

“Hand-built MIDI & CV controlled, rack-mountable analog synthesizer from Scottish synth designer Ken MacBeth.
3 oscillators with multiple waveforms, mod & synch functions
additional MIDI-controlled LFO
noise generator (switchable: white/pink)
24 db Ladder-style low pass filter
two snappy envelopes
external audio input amp with multiple routing options
lots of control functions

Macbeth Micromac R Eurorack Module

via this auction

“Technically immaculate. No Rash.”

Macbeth Elements EL2 SN 058

via this auction

“This last unit available bought directly from Ken Macbeth in November 2019 from private collection.

Description of synth from Sneiders Laden:
… the Black Elements features a classical, subtractive signal flow. A closer look then reveals some cool oddities like unconventional filter slopes, extensively equipped modulators, a band echo simulation and a spring reverb. The