Reader Julian Sitkevich sends in some photos from the last NAMM. He proves just how dreamy the Buchla 200e can look in the dark; okay, I’m not any more tempted to shell out $20,000, but nonetheless. After the jump: the key to making soft synths look sexy is to add an Apple Cinema Display.

And lastly, the Virus TI (that’s Total Integration, not T1, for the record):

Where can you find this kind of hot synth action? Why at the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA, this January 19-22. I’m working on making it out; watch this space for details. Anyone else planning on going?