This Week In Synths: ARP 2500, Wiard 300 Series, SCI’s “The Patch”, EMS VCS1, and Roxy Music

The ARP 2500 This one actually just popped up for auction with a buy it now of $13,800. The 2500 was ARP’s first modular flagship and consisted of the 2003 synthesizer and 3003 keyboard controller. As mentioned in last week’s post, the ARP 2500 was also the synth played by ARP engineer Philip Dodds in […]

This Week In Synths: The First Buchla 500, Buchla 200e Rock, ARP 2500 Demo and Repair

The Buchla 500 at CalArts A little bit of Buchla synth history via Peter Grenader of Plan b. That giant modular in the background is the Buchla 500, the rarest of the rare in the modular synth world. It is possible there were only three ever in existence. “The following flckr stream [link] was from […]

matrixsynth - May 18, 2007

This Week In Synths: AHNE 2007, Custom Synth Madness, The Lyricon, and C64 Action

AHNE 2007 – Happy Syntho De Mayo Every year synth die-hards migrate East for AHNE. It is an amazing gathering filled with vintage gear as you will see in the links that follow. This year’s event looks like it did not disappoint. Unfortunately I was not able to make it due to having to make […]

matrixsynth - May 11, 2007

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