The Shaw Institute’s Analog Synthesizer Studies

We are very excited about the upcoming release by The Shaw Institute, especially after seeing these videos. The album is a deep excursion into the analog unknown, each piece exploring the sonic characteristics and capabilities of one analog synthesizer.


Various Roland Juno 60 chords are being sent to the Doepfer A 119 module and then shaped and processed through the A121 Multi Mode Filter, which in turn is being modulated by the A 115 Sequencer.


Korg MS 20 and MS 50 are being triggered by SQ 10. The SQ 10 has a cycle of 8
notes, each time the sequencer returns to the beginning of it cycle, a trigger is sent to the sample and hold and selects a new random key to play in.


Two sequencer lines are being sent from the Doepfer A 115 sequencer, to the Roland System 100 with the addition of one System 100 overdub for the space sound effects. This piece is dedicated to Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh, Philip Oakey, Adrian Wright

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