Musikmesse 2016: Pioneer DJ has announced their first sampler – the TORAIZ SP-16 sampler with Dave Smith Instruments analog filters. The sampler features an touch screen and layout, 16 sampler engines, analog filters based on Dave Smith Instruments Prophet-6 synthesizer and quantize via Pro DJ Link.
Synth and sound designer Taiho Yamada has published an sampler of the sounds he created for the new Dave Smith Instruments OB-6: “In February, I completed a set of patches for the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6, and I’m happy to report that quite a few of them made it into the factory preset banks. I’m… Read More Taiho Yamada Demos Patch Set for Dave Smith Instruments OB-6
A group of owners of the Dave Smith Instruments Tempest have launched an online petition, asking the company to make updating the operating system of the drum machine a priority. Signees feel that “there is still a sizable list of problems and glitches to address” with the Tempest.
This video, via PerfectCircuitAudio, explores some custom sound design with the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 synthesizer:
Dave Smith Instruments has announced that the OB-6, a collaboration with synth pioneer Tom Oberheim, is now shipping. The OB-6 features a sound engine inspired by Oberheim’s original SEM (the core of his 4-voice and 8-voice synthesizers). The OB-6 is designed to provide the SEM tone, with the stability and flexibility of modern technology.
This video, via SyntheticThings, is a head-to-head comparison of the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 and the Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 6. “We compare the same patch on both the DSI Prophet-6 and the OB-6 to compare the similarities and differences between these two great synthesizers.”
Can the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 do classical Oberheim sounds? That’s the question that synthesist Peter M Mahr explores with a series of audio demos of the new synth:
This video, via Bonedo, captures an audio demo of the new Tom Oberheim & Dave Smith synth collaboration, the OB-6 synthesizer. The Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 is a 6-voice synth, with a sound engine inspired by Oberheim’s original SEM (the core of his acclaimed 4-voice and 8-voice synthesizers).