The bulk of the Layers sample set was created by recording a collection of rare and sought-after synthesizers from the golden age of analog. … Read More Propellerhead Intros Layers Quadrasonic Sample Player
This video takes a look at an old-school 80’s style music production setup….… Read More 80’s Style Music Production With MIDI Synthesizers
In this video, Mylar Melodies takes a look at his vintage Casio FZ-1, demonstrating why its awesome, in spite of the fact that it’s old and wonky. … Read More Vintage Casio FZ-1 Sampler Has That Wonky ‘Squonk’
This vintage keyboard tutorial demonstrates how to play your Casio keyboard. … Read More How To Play Your Casio Keyboard
Korg and BANDAI NAMCO Studios have announced an update to Korg Gadget, that introduces a new synth engine, Kamata, inspired by the classic video game sounds of the 80s The new version 2.5 adds the synthesizer Kamata, which features a reconstructed “Waveform Memory Sound Generator”, the sound engine that produced so many legendary game sounds in the… Read More Korg Gadget Update Adds Classic Video Game Sound Synthesizer
CZounds has announced 4 new patch sets for classic Casio CZ synths, including Casio CZ-1, CZ-101, CZ-1000, CZ-3000 and CZ-5000 synthesizers. The new Casio CZ synth patches are inspired by 1980s synthpop bands:
AudioThing has introduced SR-88 – a sample-based plugin emulation of the Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88, a rare analog drum machine from the 80s. The instrument features 5 classic analog sounds: Kick, Snare, Hi Hat 1, Hi Hat 2, and Cymbal, which can be pitched, panned or mixed independently. Here’s the official video intro:
This video, via SynthMania, demos making an 80’s disco groove.