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PreAmp Comparison
Today I finally could reconnect everything in the studio. To check if all connections are in place and working I recorded a short Minimoog Reissue (MMR) [...]
Moog IIIc und Minimoog Model D Reissue
Manches Mal gibt es Momente in denen es einem einfach nicht gelingt das Gehörte so aufzunehmen, wie man es gerade selbst im Raum wahrgenommen hat. Das ist [...]
Roland SYSTEM-8
When I listened the first time to the Jupiter-8 factory sounds of Roland’s SYSTEM-8 I was quite disappointed. But after a little tweaking I ended up [...]
Release Time – Interview
Release Time Interview
Outboard 2017
Outboard 2017
Laboratory 2017
Roland TR-808 Samples
There ist not much to say that has not already been said about Roland’s TR-808. Like its brother the TR-909 it is a classic drum machine with sounds [...]
My inconsistency #1105
My inconsistency #1105
Meine persönliche Weihnachtsgeschichte 2016
Ich weiss nicht ob es Ihnen ähnlich ergeht wie mir, manches Mal bin ich geneigt für einen Moment an der Menschheit zu verzweifeln. Die Ereignisse wie [...]
100 Things: Moog Minimoog Model D Reissue
Schönes Minimoog Model D Reissue Audiodemo von 100 things to do. Netter Nebeneffekt, es kommt ohne Schnöselkommentare über Durchschnittsmenschen, [...]

Trent Reznor
White SCHMIDT Synthesizer
Axel Fisher just posted a photo of a white SCHMIDT Synthesizer on Facebook. According to Axel a second batch of 25 pieces (in total 50 pieces) will be [...]
Bertl – Filmmusik
Ein kurzer Film über ein langes Leben: Bertl, ein Bauernleben. Ein Film von Ernst Hefter.
20 Synthesizer design by Axel Hartmann
„We have 4 weeks left, until christmas 2016 will be here. And one more year of hard work lies behind us. The 20 is working and sounding fine now. And [...]
DSI Pro 2: My Factory Sounds
The following audio track is a demo of some sounds I programmed for the Pro-2 factory patches: Single sound examples: WubSub: Para Simple Saw: Soft Sync: [...]
Arturia DrumBrute demos
Here you’ll find my demos of Arturia’s DrumBrute. Enjoy.
Unpacking Arturia’s DrumBrute
Wooh, thumbs up Arturia! As some of you might have read, I was quite disappointed about the delays in getting the MatrixBrute. And in the case of [...]
sndEXMP – Roland Boutique JU-06

Ern(e)st interpretation(s) of „Sunday“

Video: Ernst Hefter
Music: Peter M Mahr

DSI OB-6: My Factory Sounds
OB-6: „Modern Pad“ OB-6: „Can the DSI OB-6 do classic Oberheim sounds?“ OB-6: More examples Intro Pad: First 4 chords are OB-6 dry, [...]
Open letter to Arturia
Dear friends in Grenoble, I really appreciate your development as a company and I am impressed by the way how you developed your portfolio over the years. [...]
Prophet-5 vs Prophet-6 comparison
As some of you might know, I am not a fan of comparisons between different instruments. They mainly go into one direction, did anyone for example ever ask [...]
COTK M15©pmm #1
Modular – polyphonic?
Here is an example of how a monophonic modular synthesizer can be used polyphonically. Nothing groundbreaking of course and not really polyphonic, but as I [...]

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