Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 Synthesizer – The Complete Guide

Synth education guru Marc Doty has put together a mammoth collection of videos, embedded as a playlist above, looking at the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 synthesizer.

The OB-6 is a new 6-voice synthesizer, developed by Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim, featuring an all-analog signal path and discrete VCOs and filters. Continue reading

Arturia MatrixBrute Hands-On Demos


The Arturia MatrixBrute analog synthesizer, introduced at the 2016 NAMM Show, is a work in progress.

But Arturia is offering a sneak preview of the MatrixBrute synthesizer at Superbooth 16 and Musikmesse 2016.

Here are a few hands-on demos, offering both an update on both the state of the MatrixBrute and a preview of the analog synth’s sound: Continue reading