Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 Synthesizer Sound Demo

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).  Continue reading

Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 Hands-On Demo

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2016 NAMM Show: At the Winter NAMM Show, Dave Smith Instruments introduced the OB-6, a collaboration between synth pioneers Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim.

The OB-6 is a 6-voice synthesizer, with all-analog signal path and discrete VCOs and filters, with a sound engine inspired by Oberheim’s original SEM.

Here’s a video demo, from the NAMM Show floor, of the new OB-6: Continue reading

Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim Intro OB-6 Synthesizer

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At the 2016 NAMM Show, Dave Smith Instruments has announced the OB-6, a new 6-voice synthesizer, with all-analog signal path and discrete VCOs and filters, developed in collaboration with Tom Oberheim.

Boasting a sound engine inspired by Oberheim’s original SEM (the core of his acclaimed 4-voice and 8-voice synthesizers), the new instrument is designed to provide true, vintage SEM tone with the stability and flexibility of modern technology.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

This Is What 40 Years Of Electronic Music Badassery Looks Like

Electronic music instrument pioneers Tom Oberheim and Roger Linn have created some of the most important electronic music instruments of the last 4 decades.

In this video, they demonstrate what happens when you put together two of their instruments – designed 40 years apart.  Continue reading