Roland SH-101

Roland SH-101

Roland’s lightweight monosynth from the 1980’s. Roland’s SH series are undoubtedly among the finest synthsizers ever made. Their sonic character has stood the test of time and they are sought after to this day despite the large number of new...
Roland SH-7

Roland SH-7

The flagship of Roland’s SH series synthesizers, the SH-7. Roland’s SH series are undoubtably some of the finest synthsizers ever made. They stand head and shoulders above most of their competition from that era for reliability and build quality and their...
Star Instruments Synare 3 drum synth

Star Instruments Synare 3 drum synth

One of the signature sounds of 80’s electronic pop music came from synths that you hit with a stick – Drum pads. Drum machines. They revolutionised pop music back in the ’80’s. The sound of the drum machines made by Roland, Linn, E-mu and...
The VCO

The VCO

The oscillator is the beating heart of a synthesizer, it is the humming bird that generates the raw musical tone that then leaves on a journey through the rest of the synthesizer‘s circuits and modules to create the final sound. It’s job is not inconsiderable, it...
Electro-Harmonix Mini-Synthesizer

Electro-Harmonix Mini-Synthesizer

The Electro-Harmonix EH-0400 Mini-Synthesizer: A surprising little synth with a big sound.  Recently Craig bought an EH Mini-Synthesiser and after we gave it a service and check out we had a good play with it through a studio monitor system. We were surprised at just...
Korg PS-3300 Polysynth

Korg PS-3300 Polysynth

Before the famous Korg MS-series there were three large polyphonic synthesizers released by Korg. They were unique to this day in that they were true polysynths because they have individual VCF’s, envelope generators and VCA’s for every key. They were...