Aug 232016

nosajthing

Aug 172016

The Korg Z1 super synth

 

Korg Z1 in my old studio
the Z1 in my old studio

The love/hate relationship I’ve had with this beast … I think it’s one of the best, most complex synths out there. It’s built well, has a great big keyboard with after-touch. But programming it is a bitch. Trying to get access to this hugely complex system through a tiny screen must be like keyhole surgery. I did so much menu-diving I got the bends. And that just hinders creativity. Which is why I sold it.

Jul 292016

Behringer DeepMind 12 First Look

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Feb 092016

Jupiter 8 clone .. truly amazing DIY project by Tiergrinder

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more info on Gearslutz:

Tiergrinder’s youtube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/tiergrinder/videos

Jan 142016

Harmonising random wildlife

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Oct 012015

Moog Mother 32

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Sep 092015

Sound Of Silence (Garmon & Sifunkel cover by I Speak Machine)

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Jun 102015

Gaz Williams comedy improvisation with an OP-1

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Mar 092015

MFB Dominion 1 Synthesizer Review

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Feb 232015

MIDI Harp

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Feb 162015

KORG ARP ODYSSEY demo

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Feb 162015

AKAI Rhythm Wolf review

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Dec 202014

My Ambika synth gets a beautiful metal case.

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For a long time my Ambika was sitting on my desk, naked. Partly because it’s handy when you
want to change something, learn about the circuit, probe it with the scope, etc …
Also because I thought of designing my own sheet metal case at some point. But that turned out
to be so expensive for just a one-off it never happened. There is the Plexiglas one,
but I’m not really a fan of it.

So when community member Adrian designed this beautiful white metal case I decided to get one.
Personally I think it looks stunning, minimal and elegant. 1mm steel, white powder coated with
wooden end cheeks. Silkscreened on it is the beautiful artwork by Papernoise that has become
Mutable Instruments’ instantly recognizable visual style.

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Dec 162014

GForce Oddity 2, what an amazing synth !

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Dec 152014

Sonic LAB: Moog Sub 37 Synthesizer

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