The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music #7 w/ Delia Derbyshire Collaborator David Vorhaus

David Vorhaus Analogue Electronic Music 1979 Published on Sep 13, 2009 JeffreyPlaide

Update: Festival info further below. Thought I would start with a couple of videos featuring David Vorhaus.

“In this historical video excerpt, David Vorhaus talks about two of his analogue inventions – the MANIAC analogue sequencer, and the Kaleidophon from 1979.

The MANIAC (Multiphasic Analog Inter-Active

Rucci Touch Synthesizer 2019

Published on May 16, 2019 Michael Rucci

Update: additional pics added below. Also available via this auction

“This synthesizer is played by touching one of the fifteen contact points. It is monophonic and will sound the highest pitch being played. Pitch is also sensitive to pressure and even the resistance of a particular player’s skin. For example sweaty hands will produce a higher


Published on May 16, 2019 LESINDES

Update: correct video embedded.  Accidentally had a Polyend video.  Thanks to gridsleep in the comments for the heads up!

First patches of ARTURIA MICROFREAK.
Awsome hybrid collegue.


Novation Formally Introduces New Summit Flagship Synthesizer

Novation // Summit Performance Published on May 9, 2019 NovationTV

Update: higher res pics added below!

“Introducing Summit: our flagship two-part 16-voice 61-key polyphonic synthesiser.

With its multitimbral architecture and 16 voices of polyphony, Summit is like two Peaks in one instrument, enabling two completely independent patches to be split or layered across the keyboard, or switched

Oberheim Xpander XP-1 Analog Synthesizer Synth w/ OberMod SN Y62703

via this auction

Update: also on eBay here

serial #: Y62703
Processor Software Version: 1.2
Voice Version: 1.4
Cassette Version: 1.2
OberMod: Xpander Xpansion Ext. Signal Input (VC02-Noise) Oddernmart S.F. CA. 94115
6 – 1/4″ audio signal inputs
Each jack is hardwired directly to the voice board so you can process external audio through the Xpander filters, it’s a little noise by nature.

New Drum Machine from IK Multimedia Coming to SUPERBOOTH?

First-ever sounds made by… ?? Coming to Superbooth 2019! Published on May 6, 2019 ikmultimedia

“First sounds ever made by this analog unit… Hear the final product at #Superbooth in just a few days.”

Update: a couple of pics spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

Strng (iOS String Synthesis) AUv3 Plugin

Published on May 4, 2019 humbletune

“Strng is a string synthesiser inspired by the karplus-strong algorithm. The physical modelling starts with a short burst of noise that then guided by a tuned delay buffer and string tension filter, generates plucked string like sounds. No samples are used.

Now it can also run as a AUv3 plugin in your favourite host, as well as run stand alone supporting

New Pittsburgh Modular Secret Practice Voltage Research Laboratory Walk Thru

Started streaming 6 minutes ago Pittsburgh Modular Synthesizers

“Richard will be practicing his Superbooth walk thru of the Voltage Research Laboratory. Questions in the comments are welcome.”

Update: looks like the video was pulled. Remember to check back on the site often. Videos are available when posts go up, otherwise they wouldn’t get posted.

Behringer Considering Eurorack Desktop Solina String Ensemble – Update: And a CS80?

“In the ’80’s, combining a Solina stringer with a Small Stone phaser was the way to go.

That’s our take on it – please ignore the date and price as we haven’t decided if and when we will build this recreation.”

From the PDF/screenshots:


Legendary Analog String Ensemble Synthesizer with 49-Voice Polyphony, Ensemble Chorus, Vintage-Style Phase Shifter and Eurorack Fromat

Arturia Announces V Collection 7 w/ EMS SYNTHI & Casio CZ-101 Based Synth Engines

Published on Apr 25, 2019 Arturia

Update: mini press release added below.
Update2: User videos added below.

“24 timeless instruments lovingly recreated in #software, and modernized with contemporary features. This is the most comprehensive anthology of classic #synth and #keyboards ever made. This is decades of passionate research, modelling, and development. This is your chance to take your