Synth pioneer Tom Oberheim introduced a new version of his Oberheim SEM synthesizer at the Red Bull Music Academy presentation in Boston on June 3, 2009.
The original Oberheim SEM (Synthesizer Expander Module) is a classic bit of gear that’s best known for its unique 12dB/Octave filter.
Here’s an edited version of Oberheim’s introduction, again via Matthew Davidson. Tom discusses the changes made to the new SEM and the reasons behind them, pricing, and demos a few sounds:
Full details and pricing it to come.
It looks like Oberheim is joining fellow synth pioneers Bob Moog and Don Buchla in revisiting his classic creations. Think it will be hit, too?
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