You are here

Synthesizers

  • 7256

    Sound Modules

  • 8198

    Synthesis / Sound Design

  • 8106

    Synth Secrets

  • link
     EMS founder Peter Zinovieff

    EMS synth company 50th Anniversary

    Creator of the VCS3

    In 1969 Dr. Peter Zinovieff, David Cockerell and Tristram Cary founded Electronic Music Studios (London) Ltd, creators of the first commercially available portable synthesizer, the now world famous EMS VCS3.

    News
  • link

    Peter Zinovieff: Synth Pioneer

    Video Feature

    Peter Zinovieff has been described as Britain’s Bob Moog. A renowned composer from the mid ‘60s to the present day, he was also one of the founders of EMS who produced seminal synthesizers such as the VCS3 and the Synthi AKS, as used by Brian Eno, Pink Floyd and the Chemical Brothers.

    People Aug 2016
  • link

    David Vorhaus

    Electronic Music Pioneer

    One of the original pioneers of electronic music in Britain, David Vorhaus has remained at the cutting edge of the genre for over 30 years.

    People Feb 2002
  • link
    Figure 14: Modelling an acoustic space using analogue modules.

    From Springs, Plates & Buckets To Physical Modelling

    Synth Secrets

    Onboard effects may seem like a relatively recent synth innovation, but even old modular synths offered analogue effects. Although they were basic, the freely patchable nature of modular synths allowed them to be used to create convincing acoustic instrument sounds — thus effectively physical modelling. Gordon Reid explains how.

    Techniques Feb 2001
  • link
    EMS VCS3 synthesizer.

    EMS VCS3 [Retrozone]

    Analogue Synthesizer

    Synthesist Ian Boddy steps back in time to report on the classic British sound machine, regularly found haunting the electronic music departments of many a university, and a recent addition to the author's own sonic armoury.

    Reviews Jan 1994
Subscribe to RSS - Synthesizers