CatSynth Pic: Blixa and Sasha

Blixa and Sasha hanging out in the studio. Submitted by Neil Parker via our Facebook page.

Identification of the synths and other gear in this picture left as an exercise to the reader.

CatSynth Pic: Ceephax Acid Crew ‏

Cats find interesting ways to sit, with or without synths. And this kitty is no exception. From Ceephax Acid Crew on Twitter.

I espy an Ensoniq DP/4 signal processor, Yamaha TX802 FM module, Korg Wavestation A/D module, and more that are left as an exercise to the reader.

CatSynth Pic: Ripley, Akai MPC, and Ensoniq SQ 1

Ripley is quite proud of his synths, an Ensoniq SQ 1 and Akai MPC. From Chris Ratterree via our Facebook page.

Here’s Ripley the boombap cat. She follows me at

CatSynth Pic: Giuliano and MPC Live

Handsome Giuliano poses with an Akai MPC Live. From automageddon on Instagram.

Giuliano and MPC Live: Maine Coon Production Centre

CatSynth Pic: Studio Cat (Nord, Roland, Akai MPC)

Cat sitting on an Akai MPC 1000 in a studio featuring various Roland instruments and a Nord lead.  From Xeper Kalypso via the Facebook group Synthesizer Freaks.

 My cat hates photos being taken of him, since he decided to do everything he could to not let me finish the work I needed to do in the studio, I took a photo

CatSynth Pic: Silvestre with Akai, Electro-Harmonix, Eventide

Black cat with Akai, Eventide, Electro-Harmonix

Black cat Silvestre sits with an Akai APC Key 25 controller, Electro-Harmonix 2880 looper, and Eventide PitchFactor pedal.  By forasteromagic on Instagram.

CatSynth Pic: Porcelain Cat and Akai Synthesizers

Beautiful monochromatic photo of a porcelain cat with vintage Akai synthesizers, including the S700 sampler and VX90 six-voice analog synth.  By Jeroen ten Asbroek via Facebook.


CatSynth Pic: Skinny, Akai MPC Touch, and More

Skinny the Cat with Akai MPC Touch controller

Skinny the cat shows off his Akai MPC Touch controller and software synths. We also see a bit of modular lurking in the corner 😺

Submitted by Alessandro Cilano via our Facebook page

CatSynth pic: Cat in the Studio

Cat with attitude owns this studio. From Yoeri van Spankeren‎ via the Facebook group Synthesizer Freaks.

Don’t touch my stuff or you fucking die…

Cat people know that look well…

CatSynth: Dave and Yamaha RM1x

Dave inspects the RM1x sequencer

Submitted by Karl Lee Avery via our Facebook page.

“Dave approving of my new stand for the rm1x”