Saruman, Yamaha SK50D, Strymon Timeline and Roland TR-707

Our friend Saruman listens to a new jam by Héctor Genis on the Yamaha SK50D and Roland TR-707, with the Strymon Timeline pedal melding it all together.

It’s quite remarkable how still Saruman is. He is clearly relaxed and in a comfy place sitting and listening to the music.

Saruman with Yamaha SK50D, CS30, and DX7

Our friend Saruman is back, and he is showing off his vintage Yamaha gear. We see a Yamaha SK50D to the left, a CS30 to the upper right, and a DX7 at the bottom. Three different types of instruments from three different periods of Yamaha’s keyboard and synth history.

Submitted by Héctor Genis (@hdgenis) via Twitter/X.

Saruman on Yamaha SK50D

Saruman performs for us on the Yamaha SK50D vintage analog ensemble synthesizer.

From hdgenis (Héctor D. Genis) via Instagram and Twitter.

Saruman en el estudio grabando algunas de sus ideas para una nueva canción.

We’re now getting to the point where I can start to translate Spanish myself without resorting to Googlish.

“Saruman in the studio recording some of his ideas for a new song”

Saruman, Roland JX-8P, TR-707, Yamaha YC-20

Our friend Saruman from Mexico City has a nice stack of keyboards today: a Roland JX-8P (with a TR-707 drum machine on top), a Yamaha YC-20 combo organ below with its beautiful red finish; Saruman seems particularly interested in the small keyboard in the middle, which I’m thinking is actually two Casio SK-1s…

From Héctor Genis (hdgenis) on Twitter.

Saruman, Yamaha CS30 and DX7, Casio SK-1

We have another show of Saruman in action on his vintage Yamaha CS30 and DX7 synthesizers. In true cat form, he is able to play both at the same time. We also see the Casio SK-1 sampler in the middle.

From our friend hdgenis (Héctor D. Genis) on Instagram. To see Saruman’s other appearances on CatSynth, please visit his tag.

Saruman, Casio SK-1, Strymon, Death By Audio

Tabby cat, conch shell, guitar pedals (Strymon TimeLife and Big Sky, Death By Audio), Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard

Saruman gets ready for a live set with a Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard, two pedals from our friends at Strymon – Timeline and Big Sky – and a pedal from Death By Audio. And a conch shell to boot. Looks like he has a great show planned for us.

Submitted by Héctor D. Genis (hdgenis) via Instagram.