Cat rings service bell to make dark ambient music with a modular synthesizer

Published on Jun 10, 2018 Andor Polgar

“The signal path: Poes rings the service Bell for food, the microphone picks up the sound, which then goes through a stereo volume pedal (it’s for attenuating the chewing sounds). Make Noise Maths is used as an envelope follower, which controls the sound of the Erica Synth Black Wavetable Oscillator.”

New DFAM | Moog Demo Library Videos

Published on Jun 8, 2018 Moog Music Inc

DFAM | Creating Sequences with Fewer Than 8 Steps
DFAM | Adding Swing and Ratchets
DFAM | How to Tempo Sync Mother-32 & DFAM
DFAM | Using DFAM’s Sequencer as an Oscillator
DFAM | Using DFAM as Additional Oscillators
DFAM | Kick Snare Patch
DFAM | Cross Modulated Kick Drum
DFAM | Dynamic Hi-Hats

New Mother-32 | Moog Demo Library Videos

Published on Jun 8, 2018 Moog Music Inc

Mother-32 | Tempo Sync Multiple Mother-32’s
Mother-32 | High-Pass Filter as Second Oscillator
Mother-32 | Low-Pass Filter as Second Oscillator
Mother-32 | Assignable Output
Mother-32 | Sequencer Basics
Mother-32 | LFO Basics
Mother-32 | Adjusting Gate Length
Mother-32 | How to add Ratchets
Mother-32 | Multiple Voices

"Blue-Eyed" Korg Polysix – recently restored, with MIDI and a Synth Cat

“A rather familiar bass-line. I’m just testing a newly-repaired Korg Polysix. This is playing in unison mode, although with only five ganged voices. No effects other than a small amount of reverb.”

via this auction

“Sadly, something has to give. Too much kit in my life!

This is a 1982 Korg Polysix in excellent condition. It’s been fully restored within the past two years, and is in really

Cool Cat Synth Pic

This one came in on CONTROL’s latest mailer, and was spotted on CatSynth. The image credit goes to Martin Eriksson. I thought this particular shot stood out and deserved a post here as well.

Curious what the black modular in the background is. The aesthetic reminds me of EMW, but I don’t recognize it.

SLG meets Polyend Seq

Published on Feb 27, 2018 Polyend

“Polyend visits electronic music producer Łukasz Seliga known as SLG. In this jam, Łukasz is using Polyend Seq MIDI Sequencer as a heart of his hardware setup. It was a pleasure to take part in all this, thank you Łukasz!”

Also featured: Roland JX-3P, Arturia MicroBrute, Eletron Octatrack, synth cat.

Frank loves a good pitch delay.

Published on Feb 23, 2018 Alessandro Cortini

Who’s Frank? Watch and see…

“Synthi dry and then sent to AMS DMX16 in pitch mode.”

Mountain Lion Spotted at NAMM!

A couple of shots of a wild cougar spotted at NAMM, in via lord zool.

Richard Devine appears to have it under control. It does seem to prefer Dieter Doepfer instead, though. 🙂

Korg M500 Micro Preset SN 770329

via this auction

“The Korg Micro Preset synthesizer is a curious late 1970s beast with a slightly bizarre matrix of pre-set sounds, including woodwind and similar noises and a keyboard all housed in a wooden box! It’s a 32-note monophonic preset synthesizer with 6 push-button presets including voice, synth1, synth2, brass, string, and wood. Its single-oscillator design has only rudimentary