YAMAHA CS-50 Vintage Analog Synthesizer SN 1706

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“This is a fully functioning clean synth! Comes with original manuals, ID Warranty card, and the original pedal with case and legs. The exterior case in in decent shape. It has some marks and dings. I had this synth serviced in Portland, Oregon by Control Voltage. It has been in my personal synth collection the last 10 years. It is missing one input volume knob on the back

YAMAHA AN200 Groove Box demo – half an AN1X, twice an EX5

Published on Dec 15, 2018 Floyd Steinberg

“I recently found out this machine exists, so I found one on eBay and bought it. The Yamaha AN200 is a groove box from 2001, equipped with a PLG-150 AN extension card, which uses the same sound engine as the AN1X or the EX5, but with 5 voice polyphony. I did not spend much time with this yet, just dialed in some sounds and made this short demo. As

YAMAHA MU2000EX Synthesizer SN J031095

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Shipwrecks – An Ambient song with Blofeld, QY100 & Specular Tempus

Published on Dec 14, 2018 Lanthan O’Ide

“An ambient track I sequenced on my QY100, set to underwater footage recorded by the Okeanos Explorer. You can download the midi file from my website, if you like.
Enjoy! ^^
Some trivia about the song:

A while ago FrankTheTank asked me in the comments if I knew any good hardware sequencer for ambient music.
Of course I

Yamaha CS-50 SN 2499

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“1970s Yamaha CS-50 Analogue synthesizer. These are extremely rare & seldom seen. These were released just ahead of the CS-60 & CS-80. This synth is ideal for those who want the classic Yamaha synth sound without the struggle of lugging around the 215 pound CS-80! The CS-50 is also just 4-voice polyphonic. This particular example has been stored away for some time. It powers on

Yamaha MR10 Rare Analog Drum Machine

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“Rare companion drum machine to the Yamaha CS01. Tight sounding analog drums, similar to a 606.

Unit is working great and tested with AA batteries, no power supply included.”

Selected Tracks From Synthesizers Demos Vol​.​1

Published on Dec 4, 2018 Nacho Marty Meyer

high-quality download: https://nacho80.bandcamp.com/album/se…

01. Yamaha TX216 – TF1 Dream
02. Ensoniq ESQ-M – HARD_CEM3379
03. Kawai XS-1 – MAPA_3
04. Casio CZ-5000 – Adrenalynn_7
05. Roland MT-100 – Orange Buildings
06. E-MU Vintage Keys – Hidden People
07. Yamaha FB-01 – Peleadores
08. Roland MKS-70 – ETIONS
09. Kawai K4r – Factory Outside

MIDERA | The derelict DX7s

Published on Dec 10, 2018 MIDERA

“I picked up this terribly uncared for DX7s from a middle school band teacher tonight. There was tape above three keys (indicating that they likely didn’t work), he said the whole thing didn’t make any sounds, one key was raised above the others, and that something came up on the screen. Well, yes, the battery needs to be replaced, and so does that key, but

Classic 808 Tracks Using TR-08 – Shannon – Let The Music Play

Published on Dec 9, 2018 chisel316

“This time I’m covering a classic track that dropped during the Summer of ’83 – Shannon – Let The Music Play. Although Chris Barbosa used a Roland CR-8000 for the 808 sounds, I couldn’t resist covering this fun song. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed making it!

Gear used:

Roland Boutiques
TR-08 – drums
TB-03 – bass
JX-03 – synth chords

Yamaha SY77 various patches demo

Published on Dec 7, 2018 MIDERA

“Here are a few of my patches I’ve created. Eventide Space was used for reverb. Sorry, my keyboard skills are not great.”