Heavyocity releases “NOVO Essentials” with Intro Offer

Heavyocity Media has announced the release of NOVO Essentials, a collection of core content curated from their virtual instrument, NOVO: Modern Strings. It will be available for the introductory…

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Audio Helper Project updates Samplism to v1.6.1 for Mac

Audio Helper Project has updated Samplism to version 1.6.1.

New Features:

Supports resuming playback in the Audio Player view (keyboard shortcut: Shift+Space)….

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New England Winter Synthesizer Festival Set for Saturday, March 2 in Burlington, Massachusetts

This one is in via Kent. You can full details on the event here.

“The New England Winter Synthesizer Festival will happen Saturday, March 2, 2019, 12pm to 6pm, at the Microsoft Technology Center, 5 Wayside Road, in lovely Burlington, Massachusetts. Free admission. Please come enjoy a wide selection of new and old, analog and digital, audio and video, professionals and hobbyists, modular and

Panoptigon plays Philip Glass – Einstein On The Beach – Orchestron & Optigan Discs

Published on Feb 15, 2019 optigandotcom

“While Panoptigon isn’t particularly suited to overdubbing entire arrangements with itself, we thought it’d be fun to do a quick excerpt from Philip Glass’ Einstein On The Beach (Train 1), since all the basic sounds required already exist on Orchestron / Optigan discs. Heard here are the Orchestron Flute, Saxophone, Solo Female Voice, and Pipe Organ discs


Published on Feb 15, 2019 ValhallaDSP

“We’re thinking about snow.

Composition by Sean Costello
Video editing by Kristin Costello

Tools used:

Moog Sirin
Ableton Live
ValhallaDelay (coming soon from Valhalla DSP)

Footage from Pexels Videos (videos.pexels.com)”

Padding with the Delta CEP A

Published on Feb 15, 2019 Jörg Schaaf

“Some ‘padding’ with the Delta CEP A. Not bad for a “monophonic” synth 😉
I did two snapshots for that sound. One of them uses only the Bandpass Filter and the other the Bandpass and the lowpass filter at the same time. The second sound also changes the waveform from a Sawtooth to a pulse. But the main sound animation comes from the modulation of the

Korg Volca Modular Patch Demo 12 Mins

Published on Feb 15, 2019 Dj Puzzle

“Just got a Kord Volca Modular and had some time to experiment with it for the first time today. This is pretty much my very fisrt impression. Created this patch and then turned knobs to get many different variations and sounds. Yes it’s a lot of wild and crazy synth noises but that’s what it’s all about baby! Lots of fun. I got it from Amazon here”

Waldorf Q+ Ruby Red

via this auction

“Studio use only. This version has the analog filters.

Comes with the memory card.

Fully functional but end-cheek was dinged
when shipped to us.

Recently had all its encoders replaced a few years ago.”

Innisfree Picasso CRT Image Synthesizer

via this auction

For those into video processing and video synthesis. Not much info in the listing:

“Innisfree Picasso CRT Image Synthesizer. Condition is Used.
Seems to work however cannot test full functionality and is sold as-is.”

1978 ARP OMNI-2 Vintage Analog String Machine

Published on Feb 15, 2019 keyboard resource

via this auction

“1978 ARP OMNI-2 Vintage Analog String Machine & Synthesizer + Hybrid Hard Case

LFO slider is intermittent. See video. Otherwise works good.

This is the more desirable second version. Metal case. Built like a tank.

Includes Hybrid hard case, original Service Manual and a color print of the Owner’s Manual.”