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An Oberheim In Time

Retrospective (Gear) | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Mar 1990

A list of "classic" analogue synths could not be complete without Oberheim's OBXa. Peter Forrest reminisces about an instrument that won the hearts of many musicians.

Oberheim Matrix 12

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1985
Programmable 12-Voice Multi-timbral Polysynth

The world's most awesome analogue polysynth finally gets the attention it deserves, as Simon Trask finds out just what you can do with two Xpanders and a row of black-and-white keys.

Oberheim Matrix 12 Synth

Review | One Two Testing, Jun 1985

layers a gogo

Oberheim Matrix 6

Review | International Musician, Apr 1986

Mills and Boon. Tony Mills finds a love to last a lifetime

Oberheim Matrix-6

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986

Flying in the face of fashion, Oberheim's new Matrix-6 polysynth utilises traditional analogue voicing and offers some of the most powerful and versatile sounds around. Keyboards man Paul Wiffen checks out its pedigree.

Oberheim OB8

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1984
8-Voice Polyphonic Synthesiser

The most recent polyphonic synth from Oberheim, the OB8 adds even more flexibility to the tried and tested Oberheim formula.

Oberheim OBX-A

Review | One Two Testing, Nov 1982
120 memory programmable four/six/eight-note poly with keyboard split

Oberheim Poly

Review | Sound International, May 1978

Dave Crombie checks out the Oberheim 4-voice polyphonic synth.

Power At A Price

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jul 1985
Oberheim Matrix-12

Oberheim's powerful analogue synth

Six To A Dozen

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1986
Oberheim Matrix 6

A six-voice version Matrix 12 for £1700? Yes, it’s true. Oberheim’s polysynth for the masses gets a rapturous welcome from a penniless Simon Trask.

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Feature Downloads | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1986

Another collection of readers' own sound patches, with the Korg DW8000, Oberheim Matrix 6, Yamaha DX7 and Casio CZ range all featuring.


Feature | Topic: Synthesis & Sound Design, Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1984

The Famous Five: Synths

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | International Musician, Sep 1986

In the second of an occasional series, Bass takes a look at his favourite five synth classics



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