Korg PSS-50 chord progression 2 with Alesis Midiverb (avant-prog/free improvisation edition)

This cat is hanging out during a complex-rhythm improvisation with a Korg PSS-50 and an Alesis Midiverb. From acreil on YouTube via matrixsynth.

You can make unusual time signatures by switching between patterns.

Chord progression:
First part: F m7, B m6, D M7, G# 7, A# m9, E 6, G m6, C# 9
Second part: C# m7, C M7, E m7, G M7, G# m7, B M7, A# m7, F# M7, F m7, E M7, D# m7, A M7
Third part: F M7, A m7, A# M7, B m7, D M7, F# m7, D# M7, D m7, C# M7, C m7, G# M7, G m

CatSynth Pic: Alesis, Korg, and Nord

This cat sits atop an Alesis QS7 keyboard. In the back, we see a Korg Kross workstation and a Nord Stage that looks quite similar (but not identical) to one we have here at HQ.

From Andy Kockelkoren via Facebook.

CatSynth Video: Sophie’s Cameo (Arturia Matrixbrute, Studiologic Sledge, Alesis Samplepad, more)

Submitted by Chrissie Caulfied via Twitter and YouTube.

Another garden-based synth jam to celebrate Stuart’s purchase of an Arturia Matrixbrute and Studiologic Sledge 2.0 Me: Elektron Digitone, Novation Circuit, Alesis Samplepad pro (rather badly at the start!)

Wait for Sophie to appear at 2:46 ­čśŞ

CatSynth Pic: Cat in the Studio

No, this isn’t Sam Sam, though this cat does look a bit like her from behind.┬á This is the cat that lives with synthguy216, who shares this photo via Instagram.┬á He has certainly mastered the art of playing two-tier keyboards ­čśŞ

CatSynth Pic: Cat, Alesis Keyboard, and Mod Wheel

Cat and Alesis Q25

Cat with an Alesis keyboard – I’m pretty sure it’s a Q25. From Matty Dread via the Facebook group Synthesizer Freaks.

Aha. I knew it.
Finally caught the cat remapping control messages to the mod wheel.

CatSynth video: Alesis Photon and iPhone

Synth jam with Alesis Photon, iPhone, and cat ­čś╗. From victimasdelspleen on Instagram.

CatSynth video: Cat, Alesis and iPod

From William Potter, victimasdelspleen on Instagram.

CatSynth video: shadow cat (modular synth)

From Ebotronix on YouTube, via matrixsynth. Quite the modular synth collection in this recording, plus one cool cat.

4ms Peg, QCD /Expander┬▓ ,QPLFO, RCD, VCA Matrix
Analogue Systems RS 100┬▓, RS110┬▓┬▓, RS 360┬▓
Bananalogue Serge VCS
Cyndustries Zeroscillator┬▓
Doepfer R2m, A101-2, A114, A118,A134┬▓┬▓, A143-2,A151┬▓┬▓
A152, A175┬▓┬▓,A185-2, A138abc, A192-1( 4Vox midi CC )
Flame 4 Vox ,Chord Machine┬▓, FX 16, Talking Synth Module┬▓
flight of harmony choices
Make Noise Brains ,PP┬▓,Maths┬▓,Moddemix┬▓┬▓,QMMG,
Optomix, Wogglebug┬▓
Malekko Anti┬▓┬▓, Unkle┬▓┬▓,Jag
Moog FreqBox┬▓┬▓, MP201
Roland SVC-350 Vocoder, System 104 Sequencer
SSL Modulation Orgy
Tip Top Audio Z8000 manual voltage source
Toppobrillo Quantimator┬▓(min pentatonic),Sportmodulator,TWF
Logic masterclock to Kenton Pro 2000
Rocktron Rack Interface┬▓
FX : Alesis 3630,Philtre,Boss VF-1,Lexicon PCM 80
Line 6 Echopro ,Red Federation BPM FX Pro
TC M one XL, M3000
mackie the mixer┬▓
drums Ultrabeat
vid # 1284

CatSynth pic: Miles the Cat likes Alesis Micron Synth


Another picture featuring Miles the cat, this time with an Alesis Micron. From L.T., via matrixsynth.

“Seems Miles the Cat is developing a keen interest in synthesizers and such.”

CatSynth pic: Styrenes

Submitted by Louisa Hufstader via our Facebook page.

“Francisco Silverado L├ęon at Styrene Studios West, Napa, Calif., home of The Styrenes.”

If you would like to submit your own cat-and-music pictures, you do so via Facebook, by tweeting us @catsynth, or contacting us.