Explore this on-line museum of uncommon Russian synths

You can now get acquainted with the numerous forms of synthesiser designed in Russia all through the final century.

Considering the large half Russia has performed within the growth of digital music through the years, it’s unsurprising that the nation was additionally instrumental within the growth of synthesisers.

Over the course of the 20th Century, Soviet Russia developed a large number of synthesisers, drum machines and different mechanisms that sounded fully completely different to what the Western market was producing on the time. Some of those devices, for instance the Ekvodin and the Polivoks, sounded extremely unusual to Western ears.

If you need to delve additional into this subject, the ‘Museum of Soviet Synths’ web site has the whole lot it’s worthwhile to additional study these sounds – cataloguing over 100 several types of machines and devices, it’s straightforward to lose an hour or two.

Synth afficionados might also need to concentrate on Musical Instrument Museums Online, which archives over 60,000 devices together with uncommon synths. 

The Museum of Soviet Synths may be discovered here