Synthesized - 23 & 24 June 2018

Synthesized - 23 & 24 June 2018
Item Qty To Buy Price
Adult (One Day) £8.00
Adult (Weekend Pass) £12.00
Child (One Day) £6.00
Child (Weekend Pass) £9.00
Family (One Day) £24.00
Family (Weekend Pass) £36.00
Concession (One Day) £6.00
Concession (Weekend Pass) £9.00

Description :

A weekend of retro synthesizers, drum machines and samplers ...

Come and try the synthesizers, samplers and drum machines that changed the way music is created. This weekend will explore how computers and digital equipment changed the music industry. With classic keyboards, Raspberry Pi computers running Sonic Pi, BBC Micros with sound programming guides, and Apple Macs that let you remix music with bananas… there’s something for all!

Bring your own headphones!


Rob Puricelli, Fairlight Enthusiast & Restorer and Music Technology Blogger

Rob (of will be coming to talk about his restoration of a Fairlight CMI, and tell us about the history of this iconic machine that featured on almost every hit of the 80s! We also hope Rob will be bring a Fairlight to demonstrate to us.

3rd Event Technologies - Advanced Music Creation System

3rd Event Technologies will be demonstrating their AMCS (Advanced Music Creation System) a MIDI/Audio live music production sequencer for the Acorn Archimedes A3000 and Wondermedia (WM8650/WM8850) Netbook. They'll also be bringing an Roland MC-303 Groovebox, Quasmidi 309 Groovebox and GEM PX-7 Music Keyboard. Come and checkout their Advanced Music Creation System in action!  3rd Event Technologies will be at the event on Saturday only.
Website :

Soulsby Synthesizers

Come and take a look at the awesome Atmegatron Synth - a mini 8-bit synth based around an Arduino! They'll also be bringing along some fantastic retro gear including a Mac Plus running Trax, Fostex R8 8-track, Emu Drumulator, Sequential Pro One, Yamaha DX7 IIFD, Roland Juno 60, Ensoniq ESQ1. Soulsby will be at the event on Saturday and Sunday.
Checkout the Atmegatron and other Soulsby synths here :

Equipment on Display

Come and experience some classic machines of the 80s and 90s including as well as some modern gear :

  • Roland D-50
  • Roland S-750 Sampler
  • Roland MC-202
  • Roland TB-303 (THE Acid Box)
  • Roland TR-505 Drum Machine
  • Roland SH-101
  • Roland Alpha Juno-1 with PG-300 Programmer
  • Yamaha SY-85
  • Yamaha CS5
  • Yamaha TX7 (Module version of the classic DX7)
  • Akai S1000 Sampler
  • Akai S5000 Sampler
  • Akai MPC Touch
  • Akai Timbrewolf
  • Casio FZ-1
  • Casio CZ-101
  • Casio VZ-1
  • Korg T3ex (Studio version of the classic Korg M1)
  • Korg Prophecy
  • Korg SQ1
  • Korg Volca Beats
  • Ensoniq EMU-32 Sampler
  • Kawai K4R
  • DR-550
  • Yamaha RX
  • Casio RZ-1
  • Casio DD-5
  • Yamaha CX5M MSX Computer with Keyboard
  • Commodore 64 Computer with Keyboard
  • PC with Gravis Ultrasound Card (Running Demoscene Software)
  • Simmons Kit with Alesis D5


Time: 10am - 7pm.

* Concessions include Students, OAPs, Disabled and Carers.
* Family entry is for 2 Adults and 2 Children.



Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!


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