This short documentary film looks at Dutch synthesist Michel van Osenbruggen, the events that have inspired him and what led him to producing his own electronic music. Readers may be familiar to Osenbruggen’s series of albums, released as Synth.nl, including Apollo, Atmosphere and Primitives. Osenbruggen is also the man behind ‘the ultimate synth-cave‘, Apollo Studios.
Saturday Synth Porn: This is a view of Michel van Osenbruggen‘s modular synthesizer. van Osenbruggen records under the name Synth.nl and is also the man behind the Apollo Studios – the ultimate synth cave.
Synthesist Michel van Osenbruggen (aka Synth.nl), tells a great story at his site about meeting a precocious young man named Jeffrey, who’s really into synths: Just before I went on holiday, I had a visitor over in my studio. In the picture, you see ‘Keyboard Jeff’ aka ‘Synthex’ because of his love of the Elka. Jeffrey is… Read More Jeffrey’s Father Had A Lot Of Trouble Getting Him Back Home
If there’s a synthesizer heaven, it would probably look like the studio of Michel van Osenbruggen. Osenbruggen, who performs as Synth.nl, has shared a fantastic series of photos of his studio, including this shot of his drool-worthy monster synth and a shot of his workstation area, below. If you can handle it, click on the photos… Read More Yes, Virginia, There Is A Synthesizer Heaven!
Synth.nl Interview with Roland CE about V-Studio 700 was uploaded by: Synthnl
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Jean Michel Jarre posted this photo of himself and Armin van Buuren, after his Amsterdam concert: After the show, I met Armin van Buuren. He told me he was a great fan of mine and that my music inspired him to become a musician! I felt really honored coming from one of the 2 or… Read More Armin van Buuren, Fanboy
Synth.nl has published a nice series on building a PAIA 9700s modular synthesizer: It was a lot of fun building and it was actually my first experience with a modular at all. And after building this I just wanted to build more. The kit supplied by PAIA is very complete and the instructions in the manual… Read More A Guide To Building A PAIA 9700s Modular Synthesizer
Atmosphere is a great new album of synth music album from Dutch synthesist Michel van Osenbruggen, aka Synth.nl. Atmosphere is a concept album, based on the layers of atmosphere that surround the Earth, the various types of clouds that are encountered within each layer and the sounds of weather that might occur at each layer. The tracks are arranged… Read More Synth.nl – Atmosphere