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Synthesizers

A synthesizer, or synth, is an electronic instrument or software instrument designed to create and control a variety of sounds. The concept of the modern synthesizer was defined by Robert Moog in the mid to late 1960's.

There are three main types of synthesizers: analog synthesizers, digital synthesizers and software synthesizers.

Here are the most recent posts at Synthtopia about synthesizers.

Articles about Synthesizers:


Andreas Schneider created this video tour of the new UK Testsalon to show why synth freaks from the UK don’t need to go to Berlin anymore:

The Testsalon inside Rough Trade East in London is the showroom installed by Schneidersladen, Berlin with the latest news in electronic hardware devices. The Video gives you an overview on how to get started with analogue synthesizers, modular systems, stepsequencers, drummachines, or filters from independent manufacturers like Doepfer, Sherman, MFB, TomOberheim, Makenoise, Cwejman, SND, Vermona and many others.

ll is connected with each other via Midi or cv gate and you can make some music easily .. if you are around.

Remember – “it’s not a shame to touch it”!

 

Neon Indian created this video to introduce the new PAL198X – a custom synth that was created in cahoots with weapons manufacturer and boutique synth maker Bleep Labs.

Filmed at the Static Tongues Amplidrome Facility, Arctic Circle, Earth.

I don’t know what the **** I just saw, but I think I need one of these things. Read more…