Synth Geekery 170

In episode 170 we are talking synths on your Saturday – Polyend Tracker synthesizer overview and Yamaha DX7II-FD into Eurorack Modular analog gear! Plus all the usual segments!

Show contents:

About the Synth Geekery Show

Synth Geekery is a weekly podcast/live stream (YouTube) show about everything synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, sequencers, eurorack and music technology. We take the “one of the masses” viewpoint, where we are also users of gear just like you (read: we’re not influenced by commercial product placement).

The show relies on the generous contributions of the synth community. You can contribute in many ways including supporting us via our YouTube Channel Membership or Patreon. We also have regular and special video guests: if you would like to take part in future shows – please contact me via email on the about page here.


This week’s video guests are:

Daren T. Housse

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Daren resides in the UK and is one of the first video guests on the show since 2019. He has a large amount of tracks on his youtube channel plus a great album collection over on BandCamp.

Andrew Brooks

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Andy resides in the UK and has been a regular member of the show since 2020. He has performed live and offers a wealth of knowledge for live electronic music setups and small studio configurations.




Andy (yes another one!) resides on the west coast of the USA and has been a long time chattie and more recent video guest. He has a vast collection of synthesizers, modular and love his music gadgets. Yes, he’ll be the first to find a crazy musical gadget and tell us all about it!

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Funny Side

The funny side segment is a collection of memes that are somewhat relevant to the synth geekery community. Some of these images are taken from Facebook, Instagram and other social media sources. Please respect the creators. Hope you enjoy this week’s selection:

News from the Geekery

This week we have a big list of new synths and gear:

Make Noise XPO


Price: TBA – available September (possibly $400)


Delta MIDI 001:model D


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Price: ~ 252 EURO

Link: or Kickstarter:

CubuSynth Engine


Price: $399 USD or less for kit form.

ST Modular Euphoria


Price: TBA

Price Watch

This week – and some are contributed by Andy (SynthAddict)! – Thanks 🙂

Name that Synth

This week’s Name That Synth is contributed by Maikshifter! Thanks!:

Saturday Sonority

This week’s Saturday Sonority ……! We checked out the new Synth system on the Polyend Tracker and we plugged a Yamaha DX7II-FD into analog eurorack modular gear – interesting results!

New album by Rave Dave:

Violetly Purple – Rave Dave