A Brief Story of The Sequential Prophet-5

In his latest video, Johnny Morgan takes a look at the creation of the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 synthesizer.

Morgan puts the creation of the Prophet-5 into context, discussing how the instrument required Dave Smith and his team to bring together advances in analog voice chips, computer control and keyboard scanning.

The video also discusses how the resulting instrument helped revolutionize synthesis, and was quickly adopted by acts like Abba, Pink Floyd & Genesis.

2 thoughts on “A Brief Story of The Sequential Prophet-5

  1. once upon a time, long ago, in a land far, far away, a guy made a synth; some people loved it, most people didn’t care. folks are still arguing over it to this day. the end.

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