Welcome to legowelt.org - a free haven for all freaks - floating around in a bubble of cyberspace minding its own business since 1998 ***** Back in Holland thank you to all the wonderful creatures at the @sustain_release festival and the @TheBunkerNY New York I had lots of fun!!! ***** Still something very very exciting-> The Swiss Museum and centre for Electronic Instruments in Fribourg - the largest collection of synths, drummachines, fx, organs numbering around 5000 is doing a kickstarter to raise money for a Playroom so everyone can play with the instruments - to support this project I will be doing an exclusive vinyl album recorded there - the only way to get your hands on this album is by participating with the kickstarter it will not be availabe in any shops - still 12 days to go before the kickstarter ends ! ****OUT NOW ---> Legowelt OMNIBUS BABYLON EP on Clone Records - check it out below!!! ********** Also out now ---> a 2xvinyl LP re-issue of my 2015 RISING SUN - OBERHEIM SPACE album on the Australian ambient SOLANDER records label****** The Agenda section has been updated -> Some upcoming gigs -> 21st of September I play in The Hague at the opening of the Todays Art Festival at the Grote Markt in the Volharding building and the 22nd of September I am in Barcelona to play at the NITSA club with DJ TLR -> Later this year I will be doing an Asia tour playing in China, Japan and Korea - more info about that soon! *************** Ok thats it for today laterzzzzzz !!!!!! ********

Synthstuff Yamaha DX5

Time for some Synthesizer curiosities again…I recently got a Yamaha DX5 in the studio to replace the good old rusty DX7 which was falling apart. A DX5 is a cheaper version of the gargantuan giant DX1 (which only 140 or so have been manufactured). Build in 1985 in Japan its basicly just 2 DX7’s packed in a GIANT board.  This thing is HUGE, the biggest synthesizer in the studio right now (not as big as the Rhodes Chroma but that one has been gone for a long time). Anyways nothing much exciting going on here except that it looks supercool and the keyboard plays really smooth. Here are some hot pix and a sound snippet of me jamming around on this thing through a Moog MF104 Analog delay:

Yamaha DX5 sounds

download

True Fact: A DX5 could fit about 8 DX100’s in its case!

Go back to main synthesizer site