Category Archives: Gear

Description of my gear including pics and links to music that I’ve used the gear in and videos on youtube

Arturia KeyStep – Some setup ideas

A video on discovering the Arturia Keystep – a new MIDI controller/sequencer that I recently ordered.

The gear used in the video:

  • Arturia KeyStep
  • Arturia Microbrute
  • Arturia Minibrute
  • Korg Volca Sample
  • Korg Volca FM
  • Moog Slim Phatty
  • Strymon BigSky
  • Truetone CP-12 OneStop power brick with hacked cables by me
  • Roland MX-1
  • Roland Boutique JU-06
  • MIDI Solutions Quadra Thru

Korg SQ-1

Just uploaded a video showing the Korg SQ-1. There’s a short unboxing/overview – then I do some noodling with a Moog Werkstatt-01, Korg Volca Bass and Roland | Boss Space Echo pedal.

sq-1/workstatt-01 connection diagram
sq-1/workstatt-01 connection diagram

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Yamaha AN200

Yamaha AN200
Yamaha AN200 – pic taken 27-Mar-2016

My video on repairing the data encoder (Part 1):

and Part 2:

Some useful files:

* Note: I’m currently using Windows 10 with XG Works 3.07E and it works fine.

Songs I made using the AN200:

Korg ARP Odyssey

Some pics of my Korg ARP Odyssey

My Korg ARP Odyssey, taken 09-Oct-2015
My Korg ARP Odyssey, taken 09-Oct-2015
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The cool looking box :)
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The even cooler case!

Songs I’ve made using this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Video’s I’ve published featuring this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Korg Radias

My Korg Radias, taken 22-Dec-2015
My Korg Radias, taken 22-Dec-2015

The above pic shows the module separated from the keyboard.

My Korg Radias sitting with the keyboard. Taken 16-Mar-2016
My Korg Radias sitting with the keyboard. Taken 16-Mar-2016

Songs I’ve made using this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Video’s I’ve published featuring this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Roland AIRA Scooper

My Roland AIRA Scooper, taken 16-Mar-2016
My Roland AIRA Scooper, taken 16-Mar-2016

My first piece of modular gear! Oh no what have I done?

Songs I’ve made using this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Video’s I’ve published featuring this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Roland JD-XI

JD-XI
My Roland JD-XI, taken 16-Mar-2016

To my surprise, this is a fantastic little synth. Critics are wrong – this is an exceptional bit of gear and very much value for money. The sound quality is top notch. The analog part is extremely impressive. The digital parts are expected – and offer the latest in Roland’s SuperNatural gear.

Notice mine is white? Yep – I didn’t like the black, and was so happy they brought out this limited edition version.

Songs I’ve made using this synth:

  • Nothing here yet

Video’s I’ve published featuring this synth:

  • Nothing here yet