Synth Geekery 225

In episode 225 we talked about Expert Sleepers ES-3, ES-6 and ES-8 with aggregate devices in Mac! Plus all the usual segments! Funny Side, News from the Geekery, Price Watch, Name that Synth …

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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.

Your Host

Ranzee (Ranz Adamson) is your show host. He’s based in Perth, Western Australia and has been a hobbyist musician and technologist for most of his life. More information can be found about him 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.


Andy is a musician and technologist from the bay area in California. He has an amazing collection of music tech gadgets and a large knowledge of synthesizers.


Ian J. Cole

Ian is a musician, composer, sound designer and producer currently producing solo ambient electronic music. He also runs Sinners Music which is a Record Company and Online Music Retailer in East Yorkshire, England


Chris – Maikshifter

Chris is a musician and technologist from Perth, Western Australia. He’s always had a love for creating and tinkering with music electronics and has recently embarked on a new journey creating eurorack modules.


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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:


Korg KAOSS Replay

The latest KAOSS offering from Korg – but is it worth it?

Price: $999 USD


Korg MPS-10

Are Korg bringing anything innovative or new to the table with the MPS-10 Drum Pad device?

Price: $999


Fluorine Portable Synth

8-bit droney novell style oscillator/synth. Digital and very DIY.

Price: $124


Fire – Flame

Drum synthesizer for Eurorack/Modular systems. Morphing between drum synthesis seems to be the key feature here.



Hologram – Chroma Console

Multi-effects processor/pedal. Very features and the price is reasonable!

Price: $399


SinoSoda Modularity

Modular modular chassis :) Grow with your modular without needing to replace.

Price: $75 and up


Elektron E25 Updates

Paint or no paint?

Price: $999 (Digitakt)


Price Watch

Find below images and links to the items we showed for the price watch segment.

Simmons SDS7 1983
Devarahi Complete Guide to Synths
Ample – Analogue Solutions
ARP Belt Buckle 1977

Name That Synth

This week’s Name That Synth was brought to you by Killing The Machine:

If you are after more information about Name that Synth – please check out this page here.

Saturday Sonority

This week’s Saturday Sonority we talked about Expert Sleepers ES-3, ES-6, and ES-8 and aggregate devices in Mac!