A panoply of musical noisemakers from okhousecat. Watch the video for the feline entrance 😸
Cat with a vintage Roland Jupiter-4 synthesizer. By Matt Vraja via Facebook.
The Jupiter-4 was a transitional synth in Roland’s early offerings, from the more modular mono-synths to its dominant analog and digital models from the 1980s.
The first Jupiter synth. It was among one of the first poly synthesizers (4 individual voices which could be synced together for one fat monophonic lead), it had a pitch wheel that could be assigned to the VCA, VCF, VCO or all together, there are 8 memory locations and a cool arpeggiator – the arpeggiator can be heard in the Duran Duran classic, “Rio”. It also has a very slow LFO for those ever-so-long filter sweeps. Pretty good for 1978!http://www.vintagesynth.com/roland/jup4.php
Marcel is back today, with a pair of Korg M1R modules. We also see a Minimoog in the back.
From Eric of polynominal.com.
From Polyend on YouTube, via matrixsynth.
“Another piece of sonic adventure from Alna and his helper. Polyend Seq & Poly couple ruling the Eurorack modular and DSI Prophet. Enjoy!”
Here is another video of the Polyend sequencer, sans cat
“Equipped with a wide array of Ins and Outs, allowing you to communicate freely with other devices of every era and genre. You can also feed tracks with MIDI notes using your favorite MIDI controller. Every track can be recorded step by step or in real time and then quantized independently”
Grace returns to CatSynth, this time presiding as queen atop a rather impressive collection of vintage synths. We see Moog, Oberheim, PPG, Synergy, and more!
From our friend Alsún Ní Chasaide (Alilson Cassidy) on Facebook.
You see Grace’s other posts here.
A new Moog DFAM (Drummer from Another Mother) has arrived at the home of our friends at polynominal.com in Italy. But Marcel is clearly more interested in the box.
Yes, even synth cats love boxes!
Handsome Nico proudly shows off his Yamaha MOXF6 synthesizer. From Alan Kyle via Facebook.
The MOXF series is Yamaha’s current workstation line, which combines MOTIF XF with studio features such as MIDI+USB and DAW control. As for Nico, we hear he is quite the sweetheart. According to Kyle, he is “so well mannered and affectionate 😁”
Tabby cat checking out a new UNO synthesizer from IK Multimedia. Photo by Jackies Fridge via Facebook.
Someone has already stolen my Christmas gift.
Usually, the cats just take the boxes 😸
Our first post of 2019 is…a cat in the studio. From Matt Vraja via Facebook.
Purr-fecting the mix
Identification of the gear left as an exercise to the reader.
Bondo sits proudly on an original-series Moog Voyager. Next to him is a Roland RE-501 chorus echo. In the corner, one can see a bit of a vintage Vox Super Continental organ. Quite a collection!
From Davor Gazde via our Facebook page.