Pioneering synthesist, composer and producer Malcolm Cecil has died at the age of 84.… Read More Pioneering Synthesist & Producer Malcolm Cecil Dead At 84
Canada’s National Music Centre (NMC) will debut one of the crown jewels of its music and technology collection, The Original New Timbral Orchestra (aka TONTO), during TONTO Week.… Read More TONTO Week, A Celebration Of The Original Monster Synth, Coming Nov 14-18, 2018
This video captures a discussion by Malcolm Cecil, with author Mark Vail at Knobcon 4.
Knobcon 4, described as the largest synthesizer convention in the world, was held earlier this month, Sept 11-13, in Itasca, Illinois. According to organizer Eric Williamson (aka Suit & Tie Guy), Knobcon 4 was the largest synth convention ever – attracting close to 500 people, from 6 countries. The event was packed with activities, including:… Read More Knobcon 4 Photo Gallery – Highlights Of The Largest Synthesizer Convention Ever
Knobcon 4 – a massive synth meetup, featuring performances, workshops and vendors – is scheduled for Sept 11-13, at the Westin Chicago Northwest. The three-day event focuses on electronic and experimental music, and the tools used to create it.
The mothership has landed. TONTO (The Original New Timbral Orchestra), described as ‘the first multitimbral polyphonic analog synthesizer’, has found a new home. Calgary’s National Music Centre (NMC) has announced ‘a major acquisition’, the giant TONTO modular synthesizer of inventor and owner Malcolm Cecil.
Saturday Synth Porn: This collection of photos captures T.O.N.T.O., The Original New Timbral Orchestra, designed and built by Malcolm Cecil. TONTO is sort of the mother of all monster synths, incorporating such synths as: 2 Moog Series III Modular Synthesizers 2 Arp 2600s Serge Modules 4 Oberheim SEMs TONTO began life as a Series III Moog… Read More TONTO – The Ultimate Monster Synth
The Original New Timbral Orchestra was uploaded by: haledrix
Rating: … Read More TONTO – The Coolest Modular Synthesizer Ever?