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How Soulwax used the esoteric EMS Synthi 100 to make their latest record

“It’s better to have a great idea and a shitty synth than a bad idea and an amazing piece of equipment,” says David Dewaele of electronic icons, remixers, record collectors and innovators Soulwax. If it indeed exists, then David and his brother Stephen should know the equation for musical success. The pair enjoy an unrivalled … Continue reading How Soulwax used the esoteric EMS Synthi 100 to make their latest record

Teenage Engineering Pocket Modular 400 Gets Synthi Style Matrix Patchbay

The Teenage Engineering POM-400 Matrix Kit lets you make all the patches you could otherwise make using cables, with the added benefit of having virtually no restrictions on the number of available outputs and inputs for each module.… Read More Teenage Engineering Pocket Modular 400 Gets Synthi Style Matrix Patchbay

The spirit of Synthi is back, in the new Erica SYNTRX

It’s the Latvian Synthi that never was – an all-new instrument, not a clone, built around the signature analog matrix. England’s EMS Synthi AKS is simply one of the greatest-ever standalone designs for experimentation. The 1972 instrument inspired Jean Michel Jarre and Pink Floyd. But it’s not a modular – all that sonic possibility is … Continue reading The spirit of Synthi is back, in the new Erica SYNTRX

Erica Synths SYNTRX Analog Synthesizer Offers Modern Take On Classic Synthi AKS

While it has design elements inspired by the classic Synthi AKS, the SYNTRX is a new design that offers an updated take on the original’s patch matrix that promises to not only offer more reliable connections, but to add patch memory. … Read More Erica Synths SYNTRX Analog Synthesizer Offers Modern Take On Classic Synthi … Continue reading Erica Synths SYNTRX Analog Synthesizer Offers Modern Take On Classic Synthi AKS