Dorian Concept Face-Melting Minisynth Jam

Dorian Concept (Oliver Thomas Johnson) shared this live performance of J Buyers, from his upcoming album The Nature of Imitation.

The performance features creative use of two minisynths – the Yamaha CS-01 & the Yamaha Reface CS; a Roland SH-101; a BOSS Loop Station; & an Arturia Beatstep.

The album is scheduled to be released on August 3, 2018.

via Dave Makoun...

Firechild – ‘Fanfare For JP’

Firechild shared the music video for his latest track, Fanfare For JP.

Here’s what he has to say about it:

Using analog synthesizers like the Yamaha CS-80, Prophet-T8, Minimoog, SEM Pro´s, OB-Xa, OB-6, modular stuff and a spanish guitar we try to capture the sound of an epic ride through time and space....

Audiophile Circuits League Modular Synthesizer Now Available

Audiophile Circuits League shared this overview video for their System 1 Eurorack system, introduced at Superbooth 2018.

The System 1 features these modules and accessories:

  • 2 x Variable Sync VCO
  • 1 x Dual State variable VCF
  • 1 x Gate Mix
  • 1 x VC Panning Amplifier
  • 1 x Oktave
  • 1 x Envelope x 3
  • 1 x VC Dual Delay
  • 1 x M/S- Matrix
  • 1 x Audio Interface
  • 1 x 2 Row 84 TE Case incl.1 x KAZU PSU
  • Patch cables

Here’s a playlist of videos that digs into the details of some of their core modules:

Details on the Audiophile Circuits League System 1 and their modules are available at their site....

LEGO Robot Band Meets Delay Lama

Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Giuseppe Acito let us know about his latest video, which features him and the Toa Mata Band – a collection of custom-built LEGO music robots – playing UOIEA.

Here’s what Acito has to say about the video:

The first LEGO robotic band is back!

Brand new automatic music instruments are featured side by side the robots, furthermore a special guest appear for the first time, it’s the classic vocal-synth freeware plugin DELAY LAMA by Audionerdz, which performs a futuristic vocal tune.

Technical Details:

Arturia Beatstep pro, Arturia iMini, Korg KaossPad 2, TEKTRONIX 764 + 760, Ipad3, iBook G4, Delay Lama Audionerdz, Alesis Photon X25, Lego Bionicle, Lego Technic, Ableton Live...

Hemisphere Suite – An Alternate Firmware For Ornament Crime

Hemisphere Suite for the Ornament and Crime multi-function module.

Hemisphere is a dual applet framework for Ornament and Crime. It replaces the default firmware with one designed to support two simultaneous applets with different functions.

Note that Hemisphere is an alternate firmware and overwrites the existing Ornament and Crime apps.

It’s a free download via Github.

If you’ve tried Hemisphere Suite, share your experience in the comments!...

Waldorf Streichfett String Synth Hands-On Demo

In this video, synth guru Nick Kwas takes a look at the Waldorf Streichfett string synth.

The Streichfett (German for ‘spreadable fat’) is a modern string synthesizer that’s designed to combine the best qualities of various vintage synths of the 70s and early 80s. Its sound engine features a fully polyphonic string section and an eight-voice solo section.

If you’ve used the Streichfett, share your thoughts on it in the comments! See the Waldorf site for more info....