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Steampunk Brass Synthesizer Blows My Mind

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

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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.

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

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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.

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[via Matrixsynth, BURNLAB and Steampunk Workshop]



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