ROLAND D-50 Set-Ups Reference Manual Book by Terry Fryer

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A Synth Cookbook for Actual Food?

Apparently so. You can find a free download at the top of (permalink)

The Pyjama Cookbook A guide to self-feeding by KORG Germany and friends.

Learn out to make a mean Margarita from Sequential’s Dave Smith, and a cheese toasty from Korg’s Tats, amongst others:

– Alison Tavel: Smokey Maple Whiskey Quarantinis
– Alison Tavel: Do-It-Yourself Dumplings
– Alva Noto:

Yamaha DX7 Synthesizer Reference Manual by Yasuhiko Fukuda

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You can find additional pics of the inside posted here.

“Yamaha DX7 Digital Synthesizer Comprehensive User’s Manual.

Published 1984 by RIttor Music/Yasuhiko Fukuda
Printed in England by The Anchor Press Limited, Tiptree, Essex.

“A thoroughly comprehensive manual, containing everything you need to know for successful operation of the DX7.
As well as covering the basic

Ensoniq SQ-80 Cross Wave Synthesizer w/ Extras

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Comes with:

Patch/Works Cart
Musician’s Manual
Music Software Exchange Manual?
The Works from SoftWorx MIDI Systems manual.
The SQ-80 Journal with 960 Patches
Ensoniq SQ-80 Sequencing And Recording Handbook
Aftermarket Gig Bag

Usborne Introduction to Keyboards & Computer Music

This one was spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child. You can find the full magazine here, via

“Copyright notice

These pdf copies of the original Usborne Computer Guides published in the 1980s are free to download for your own personal or educational use. The books and files are the copyright of Usborne Publishing. You can provide a link to the pdfs from your website,

Pink 1999 Waldorf Microwave XT

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I usually see these in orange. Also see the Microwave manual here for an update. Apparently the original was just a typewriter / dot matrix type print out. You can find a link to it there.

Waldorf Microwave User Manual

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“rare Waldorf manual

we believe this is the 1st iteration of the micro Wave

long since discontinued”

Interesting piece. I don’t think I’ve seen this one before. Note the top right has “For Steinberg MicroWave” written on it.

KORG Catalogue Vol.4 Electronic Musical Instruments

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“You are looking at a Korg Electronic Musical Instruments vintage catalog booklet brochure. From 1977. This covers Korg’s synths, drum units, echo units, including:PS-3300, PS-3200, VC-10, MS-10, MS-20, MS-50. Excellent condition.”