Sunday Synth Jam: This 80′s style synth jam, via RetroSound, explores the sounds of tow of Dave Smith’s classic Sequential Circuits designs, the Sequential Prophet VS & the Pro-One. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a 80′s style retronica synth jam, via SynthMania, for Sequential Circuits Drumtraks and Six-Trak, and Roland Juno-60.
Reader Goat Monster let us know about an unofficial firmware upgrade for the classic Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 that adds a lot of features, including greater resolution for sound parameters, faster envelope generators, new LFO function generator, advanced MIDI in control and more.
Here’s what the Prophet 600 firmware update offers: Continue reading
Dave Smith Instruments has announced that, as of Monday, June 1st, they are shipping the new Prophet 12 synthesizer to dealers, from their San Fransicsco, CA factory.
Here’s the DSI crew celebrating with Prophet 12 serial number 1: Continue reading
This video, via DJ Tech Tool’s Ean Golden, captures a recent interview with electronic music pioneers Dave Smith (the Prophet V, MIDI) and Roger Linn (the LinnDrum, the MPC).
The interview focuses on the key technologies that Linn & Smith have been involved with and their uses for making electronic music.
Roland today released this video celebrating the 30th Anniversary of MIDI, which has become a massively important industry standard, due to the vision of Sequential Circuit’s Dave Smith, Roland’s Ikutaro Kakehashi and others.