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.
New Order has announced a new album, Music Complete, scheduled for a Sept 25, 2015 release. The album will be New Order’s first full studio release since 2005’s Waiting For The Siren’s Call, and their debut album for Mute.
Game of Thrones – VHS Intro (UPDATED music) was uploaded by: Mikolaj.Birek
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Peter Baumann spent the 70’s pioneering Berlin School style synthesis with synth super-group Tangerine Dream. Albums like Phaedra, Rubycon, Ricochet and Stratosfear. None of these albums would adequately prepare you, though, for Strangers In The Night, Baumann’s 80’s-tacular take on the Frank Sinatra classic.
Sonic Faction has published the first in a new “micro tutorial” series, which will feature a short video of each instrument in the company’s new Archetype Ableton Bundle. The first installment in the series is a three-minute tutorial for Clone, their 80’s synth hybrid. Sonic Faction’s Taylor Martyr says, “Max for Live allows us to… Read More Sonic Faction ‘Clone’ Micro Tutorial