Vintage Synth Recording Workshop In Los Angeles On Sat., July 11

Saturday, July 11, 2015 Deep Signal Studios will holding their first ‘pop-up synth studio event’, the Vintage Synth Recording Workshop at The Handbag Factory in Downtown LA.

It’s a chance to play a bunch of different vintage synths, and to bring your laptop and headphones and record synthesizer tracks for free at The Handbag Factory, 1336 S Grand Ave, Downtown Los Angeles, Ca Saturday, July 11th, 12pm to 6pm. Continue reading

ELKA, GEM & LEM Keyboards Returning In 2015

general-music-gem-lem-elkaFinnish keyboard and pro audio products manufacturer Generalmusic has announced plans to reintroduce its ‘legendary brands’ GEM, LEM and ELKA in 2015:

It is our 125th anniversary and we will bring to market some legendary re-issue models and brand new technology.

Generalmusic will offer unbelievable Italian sound together with superior technical quality – made in Finland.

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The Realistic Moog MG-1 Synthesizer

The Realistic Concertmate MG-1 is an oddity among vintage synths.

It  designed by MOTM’s Paul Schreiber, who worked at Tandy at the time, with the goal of creating an affordable consumer synth. And, while it was a consumer design, it was “Custom manufactured by Moog Music in U.S.A. for Radio-Shack.” Continue reading