Live Cover Of Yaz/Yazoo’s Situation

Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Guillermo Caceres let us know about this live synth pop performance by university group, Synt5.

Synt5 is a performance-focused synthesizer group, created in 2013 as an UFC university music project. The group specializes in synth repertoire, ranging from classic synthpop to modern-day electronic music.

The group plays hardware synths, with no syncing or MIDI control. Continue reading

Free Elektron Analog Keys / Four Sound Pack

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Elektron has released Synchrotron, a free sound pack for the Analog Four and Analog Keys synthesizers.

Nicholas Lem has created 128 sounds for the Analog Keys/Analog Four.

The Synchrotron Sound Pack consists of 100% royalty free sounds, ranging from ‘modularesque’ leads to ‘staticky drums’. Continue reading

Elka Synthex 2 Synthesizer First Look

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Information has leaked out, via sequencer.de, on a new synth design, the Elka Synthex 2, from the creator of the original Synthex.

The Synthex 2 is designed by Mario Maggi, creator of the original Synthex. It is intended as a modern Synthex update and is not related to the recently announced Elka Synthex reissue. Continue reading