“It took me awhile to get my hands on a Yamaha TG77. These days, they are highly sought after and (frankly) often overpriced. But finally during one of my eBay trawls I found one with the typical TG77 problem of a burnt-out backlight on the display. So I grabbed it. Where we’re going, we don’t need backlights: the TG77 and its sibling the Yamaha SY77 are now supported in Patch
Published on Apr 20, 2019 Alex Ball
Another great bit of synth history from Alex Ball who brought us Land of the Rising Sound | A Roland Retrospective.
“In 1981, John Carpenter and Alan Howarth worked on their first film score together; Escape from New York. This was the genesis of a fruitful decade of collaboration.
The film has gone on to become a cult-classic, but the score has taken on a
via this auction
“I am not a keyboard player but I have tested it to the best of my abilities. All functions seem to work except for the ‘portamento’ function and the ‘tremelo speed’ function. No noticeable change in sound came from adjusting either of those fader(s)/button(s).
All other functions seem to be performing as intended with noticeable changes in sound while adjusting the
Published on Apr 20, 2019 R.O.T. Studios
“This yamaha PSS-680 is endless hours of fun, I swear.
I think I might do a bunch of these jams. This jam ain’t perfect (those pads are worn to hell) but I’m having too much fun haha!”
via this auction
“Amazing digital synth combining FM and formant synthesis. Clear, full, and organic sounding, one of the best sounding digital synths every made.”
Published on Apr 18, 2019 Floyd Steinberg
“In this video, I’m trying to create an 80s power guitar sound on the Reface DX, a 4 operator FM synthesizer – table of contents below! Various FM terms&techniques (algorithms, carriers, modulators, keyboard sensitivity curve, pitch and amp envelopes, noise generation) are employed and explained.
You can download this sound here: https://
Premiered Mar 22, 2019 THE TUESDAY NIGHT MACHINES
My Synth Story e01: Synth1 VST, MicroKorg & 3D Stop Motion (VLOG) #TTNM
My Synth Story e02: MIDI, Arduino Synths & Doepfer Theremins (VLOG) #TTNM
My Synth Story e03: Tinysizer, Tenori-On & Christmas Music (VLOG) #TTNM
My Synth Story e04: Eurorack, Eurorack & Eurorack (VLOG) #TTNM
Published on Apr 15, 2019 Burial Grid Official