Everybody knows that vintage synths are cool, sound great and have that mojo that makes them valuable.
But what if you can’t wait 50 years for your synth to get vintage?
Finnish 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.
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
Pioneering synthesist Jean Michel Jarre shared this awesome photo of his vintage gear-filled synth lair, which is, he notes, “where the magic happens.”