X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Steampunk Brass Synthesizer Blows My Mind

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I always thought analog synthesizers were inherently retro. Just not quite this retro.

steampunk_synthesizer

This unbelievable steampunk modular synthesizer features tons of dials and intricate brass etching throughout. All of the buttons and knobs were hand lathed, and the synth includes a number of antique parts as well.

steampunk_synthesizer_a

With all those wires, buttons and knobs, the whole thing reminds me of some sort of antique phone switchboard or an elevator control unit.

steampunk_synthesizer_1

Created by Berlin artist/musician Moritz Wolpert, this incredible bit of machinery cranks out smooth analog sounds by interconnecting wires, and adjusting the synthesizer’s myriad knobs and buttons.

steampunk_synth_detail

[via Matrixsynth, BURNLAB and Steampunk Workshop]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Cat City

Cat City

LeCie 2big Dock

LeCie 2big Dock

Ford Focus RS: A Cool Week with a Hot Hatch

Ford Focus RS: A Cool Week with a Hot Hatch

2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Pricing and Options Announced

2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Pricing and Options Announced

Star-Lord’s Walkman (Sorta)

Star-Lord’s Walkman (Sorta)

Sideshow Thor Avengers Assemble Statue

Sideshow Thor Avengers Assemble Statue

Advertisement