Jean-Michel Jarre shared this video, sharing his thoughts on what he calls the ‘Rolls Royce of analog synthesizers’, the Schmidt Synthesizer.
The Schmidt Synthesizer is a monster eight-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer with digital control and preset memories. Schmidt recently announced that they were making another batch of 25 of the synths, with about 50 already in the wild.
In the last decade, Jarre has done a series of concerts using a massive collection of rare analog gear, performing his early classics. Here’s an example, from Oxygéne Live in Paris, December 2007: