Video: 90 Second demo of the updated Atmegatron, and it’s new lower price

A video from Soulsby Synthesizers has been released for the updated Atmegatron, and it’s new lower price. Last week I posted about the upcoming release of the new Atmegatron, it’s new lower price and even a miniAtmegatron Arduino compatible shield in kit form. Today Soulsby Synthesizers has released a quick…

Atmegatron, the open source, 8bit, Arduino based mono synth & drum machine is updated to V2 and a mini kit!

Soulsby Synthesizers is back with an update to their Atmegatron line, and a new kit. Paul Soulsby has announced an updated version of his Atmegatron, due out August 24, 2015. The new Version 2 has the the same unique sound, but with many more software profiles for download, and a…

NMASS 2015 teaser video featuring sound design by Richard Devine, visuals by Dr. Bleep

Great audio/visual work for the NMASS 2015 teaser video by Richard Devine and Dr. Bleep. The video is below. Unfortunately I have a wedding to attend the same weekend as NMASS 2015. What is it, you may ask? “A 3-day festival featuring music performances, sound installations, film screenings, and a…

Synthesis & Samples Hackathon in NYC this Saturday ft. burnkit2600 and littleBits Korg Synth Kit Workshop

Monthly Music Hackathon is hosting their Synthesis & Samples Hackathon in NYC this Saturday. burkit2600 The folks at Monthly Music Hackathon NYC are focusing on Synthesis & Sampling this month. From their site: Make new art from scratch! Learn about recent research, tools, and art related to sound synthesis and audio…

Synthino XM Synth/Groovebox Kickstarter campaign fully funded, only 7 units left!

The Synthino XM Synth/Groovebox Kickstarter campaign has surpassed it’s $14,000 goal. As I told you about before, Minneapolis-based DIY kit makers GetLoFi and Nootropic Design have a Kickstarter campaign for the Synthino XM Polyphonic MIDI Synthesizer and Groovebox. They have now surpassed their $14,000 goal, and will start shipping in April/May. As…

Circuit Bending sound design app SoundScaper has been updated to v1.1

The circuit bending inspired sound design tool, SoundScaper is now at v1.1 I’ve mentioned SoundScaper by Motion Soundscape (aka Igor Vasiliev) before here, here and here. Now v1.1 has been released. Here’s what’s new:  Advanced control panel for all faders and rotary knobs opened by double tap. Simple automation of changing…

Pics from this weekend’s Denver Synth Meet

The 2015 Denver Synth Meet wrapped-up in pics. Chris Randall, from Audio Damage has a great flickr album of the 2015 Denver Synth Meet. A few highlights below:

Great collection of pics from the Chicago Synth Meet

A great round up of pics of the Chicago Synth meet from March 1st of this year. Photo Credit: Andrew Horton FaceBook user Andrew Horton has some great pics in his album from the Chicago Synth Meet at the Hideaway that we originally told you about here. The album can be…

Reminder: Denver Synth Meet is this weekend!

As we first told you about here, the Denver Synth Meet is an all ages sight and sound sharing event. The meet will include: Modular, Old & New Hardware/Software Analog/Digital Do It Yourself Controllers Guitar Pedals Manufacturers  Demos You will be able to buy/sell/trade and open tables will be available…

Basic Synthesis presentation at Control Voltage, Filters & FM this Sat.

This Saturday, March 7, Control Voltage hosts Basic Synthesis 2: Filters and Frequency Modulation. From the FaceBook event page: The Basic Synthesis series at Control Voltage is a set of recurring casual presentations, each an hour in length with ample time for questions, meant to de-mystify the synthesizer piece by…

Make your own Synth in this 6 week class starting Mon. in Boston

Artisan’s Asylum is hosting a 6 week course on making your own synthesizer. The six week, one-night-a-week classes start this Monday, March 9 and are going to be taught by Jimmie P. Rodgers at the Artisan’s Asylum. Course Description: Join us for an intense six-week introduction to electronics through an exploration of…

Circuit Bending Guru Tim Kaiser Producing New Double EP

Tim Kaiser, the circuit bending/DIY synth guru from Duluth, Minnesota, is producing a new double EP. If you’be been following the circuit bending/DIY synth scene for any length of time, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve stumbled across some of Tim Kaiser’s work. Now he is producing a Double EP…