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SynthFest UK, Octagon, Sheffield - Saturday 8th October 2022

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SynthFest UK, the largest synthesizer event of its kind in the UK returns to the Octagon, Sheffield this October after a two year break, with 40 manufacturers already confirmed to be exhibiting along with seminars and product demo workshops running throughout the day. Some of the industry’s top retailers will also be at the show, stocking a wide range of synths and related products for you to buy and walk away with on the day!

Advance Tickets are now on sale, priced at just £12.50 (usual price £15).
https://sosm.ag/SynthFestUK2022


Exhibitors
SynthFest is the place to be to get hands-on with all of the latest synths. From boutique Eurorack and Modular brands such as AJH Synth, Knobula, Wang Synth, Analogue Solutions, Motas and Expert Sleepers, to renowned keyboard manufacturers such as Yamaha, Korg, Moog, Nord, Arturia and Roland. In addition to hardware, a range of soft-synth and virtual instrument developers will also be exhibiting.
https://www.synthfest.co.uk/exhibitors

Seminars and Demos
A programme of free seminars and product demo workshops will run throughout the day, including:

Synth Guru - Paul Wiffen
It started with Vangelis... 40 years of Sound Design
SynthFest UK 2022 synthesizer event show
One of the great talks lined up for this year’s event. Synth programmer and performer Paul Wiffen traces his parallel career in sound design for some of the world's leading artists and his work with major synthesizer manufacturers. Paul will be on stage with his synths and an RGB Laser Harp to help him deconstruct some of his most famous sounds for Jean-Michel Jarre and Stevie Wonder, as well as showing clips from films he's worked on. His career started off with Vangelis programming the iconic Yamaha CS80 sound for Blade Runner followed by further work on The Bounty, 1492 Conquest Of Paradise and Alexander film soundtracks.


50 Years Of The E-Mu Modular
SynthFest UK 2022 synthesizer event show e-mu modular
Another free seminar at SynthFest UK. To celebrate the 50th birthday of the E-Mu Modular at SynthFest UK 2022 Tony Wride of Exclusively Analogue will be taking people back to the beginning in 1972 and describing what makes the E-Mu Modular so desirable. Today this pioneering modular synth is largely unknown though numerous famous musicians have used, or indeed are still using, the E-Mu Modular to great effect.


Further seminars will continue to be announced in future updates.

Modular Meet
As always, the gathering of enthusiasts’ gear will feature some incredibly rare synthesizers, plus unique modules and experimental creations from talented electronics designers.

Education
If you are interested in studying Music Technology, the exhibition will be attended by a number of top Universities offering a wide range of full and part-time courses.

Tickets
Advance Tickets are available now via Eventbrite priced at just £12.50 (usual price £15).
https://sosm.ag/SynthFestUK2022

See website for further details.
https://www.synthfest.co.uk
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Expect to see a few of the regulars there! :thumbup:
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blinddrew wrote: Mon Jul 25, 2022 2:45 pm Expect to see a few of the regulars there! :thumbup:

Oh yes :bouncy:
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This year's event will be hosted by the new SOSBot.
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BJG145 wrote: Wed Jul 27, 2022 9:38 pm This year's event will be hosted by the new SOSBot.

:clap::D
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:mrgreen::lol:
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:bouncy::clap:

:beamup:
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Excellent. Looking forward to it!
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Sheffield?
I can’t think of one reason to go beyond the borders of Kent these days, even if my legs could carry me.
What would attract me to a gear show? I’m having trouble.
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Arpangel wrote: Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:41 am What would attract me to a gear show? I’m having trouble.

How about the people?
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Arpangel wrote: Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:41 am Sheffield?

Yeah, it's grim down south. ;)
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BJG145 wrote: Wed Jul 27, 2022 9:38 pm This year's event will be hosted by the new SOSBot.

Brilliant - it's nice to have a LOL at least once a day.

Looking forward to what is shaping up to be a very nerdy event: sound design for Blade Runner! Wow!
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