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For the past four decades, Buchla instruments have consistently set the standards for innovative musician interfaces that provide performer-friendly access to an enormous wealth of sonic resources. Don’s new modular synthesizer system, the 200e, continues this tradition. The panel layouts are nothing short of elegant, while the underlying functions are the most advanced and musically [...]
All is not lost! The 200e, a contemporary reincarnation of one of the most powerful electronic musical instruments from the visionary 70’s, brings back to life all the unique attributes of the original: open architecture, hands-on performance capabilities, visual feedback, and now with new features – MIDI interfacing, patch routing, digital timbre generation, and yikes! [...]
After 20 years of composing with, performing on, and caring for the Audities collection of Buchla instruments, I can enthusiastically say that the 200e is the first no-compromise answer to the 75 year old promise of analog synthesis. With this beautifully flexible system, the Buchla designed MIDI controllers finally have a fitting voice to match [...]
For everyone who loved the Buchla 200 and for those who heard about it but never got to experience it, this is the moment. Don Buchla has brought the best of the analog world back with fresh ideas about synthesizer design. I think it’s a wonderful opportunity for composers, musicians and educators to experience technological [...]
This is much more than just a nostalgic revival of the 200 series Electric Music Box. Real patch cords combined with a very low-latency MIDI interface provide a performance environment that virtual software synths can’t touch. If you are into reactive musical exploration, mutability, and intimate control in a tangible performance system try it out; [...]