Organizers of Knobcon 6, set for September 8-10, 2017 in the Chicago area, have announced that this year’s guest of honor will be synth pioneer Tom Oberheim.
Oberheim – a pioneer of polyphonic synthesizers, drum machines and more – will be speaking at the annual Knobcon Banquet as well as taking part in a question-and-answer session.
Knobcon features three days of activities, including lectures and panel discussions, synth DIY sessions, an electronic music gear showcase and more.
Knobcon vendors will include:
Art For The Ears
Blue Lantern Modules
Chase Bliss Audio
Dave Smith Instruments
Doctor Synth’s World of ROMplers
Family Room Recordings
Great Lakes Modular
Industrial Music Electronics
JMLS – Logan Soloman Synth Research
Metalphoto of Cincinnati
Michigan Synth Works
Pricing for the event is $40 during the month of August (a $10 discount) and includes access to all 3 days of the event. The banquet is an additional $50 per person, limited seating available. See the Knobcon site for details.