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.”
This video, in the ‘Why I Love My…’ video series by via Future Music Magazine, features UK DJ and producer Sharooz. Continue reading
The Shape Of Things That Hum is a synthesizer documentary series, originally aired by Channel 4 in the UK in 2001.
Featured instruments include:
- Mini Moog 00:12
- Vocoder 09:45
- DX7 20:19
- Fairlight 30:27
- Simmons 40:12
- TB-303 50:27
- TR-808 1.01.01
- Akai Sampler 1.11.20
Sunday Synth Jam: This retro synth jam, via RetroSound, features the Wave 75 Choir of the classic Sequential Circuits Prophet VS synthesizer. Continue reading
This video, via Electronic Beats, takes a trip to PHILSYNTH – a vintage synth dealer in Berlin.
In this video, Keith Robert Murray gives an overview and demo of the EMS Synthi analog synthesizer.
via krmelectronics, an audible hum
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