The Story of SSM and Curtis Electromusic

US Massive impact of minute microchips      17/08/23

The microchips inside synthesizers revolutionized their ability to expand on sounds, portability and features. This video looks at two of the companies which became hugely influential when it comes to synth design, in great detail. Here are soe examples of machine which use Curtis ICs in their designs: SQ-90, MemoryMoo, Linn Drum, OB-Xa, Matrix 12, Roland Jupiter 6, SH-101, Prophet 5, Pro One, Waldorf Wave and more!  

It's worth having a look at some of the other videos on Jonny Morgan Synth demos YouTube channel, with many looking at classic synth history. More videos from from him here:


About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.

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