Here’s a mighty fine demo of the stunning Russian analog synth, the Formanta Polivoks via chicotilo on YouTube! Entitled “Polivoks Live in The Kitchen” – all we need is a great cupcake recipe to go with our tweaking.
Wanna learn more? Here’s a must-read tidbit from analogik.com about the Polivoks:
“…For many years Russian Federation has been an isolated economy. Ministry of Culture, for example, wouldn’t allow import of foreign instruments and Soviet musicians at the time didn’t have a musical instrument that would offer capabilities and sounds of the equipment available to the rest of the world. This had triggered creation of a completely new and unique instrument.”
Read more about these revolutionary synthesizers here on analogik.com!
As the lovely Polivoks made a dazzling appearance on Goldfrapp’s 2003 gem, Black Cherry, I couldn’t resist including this sweet shot taken a few years back in Goldfrapp’s studio…who knows what Will Gregory has amassed since then, but here’s to some lovely gearspotting! Is that our Polivoks in the right hand corner?
Here are some extra special sprinkles at the mere mention of Goldfrapp:
Speaking of the godlike Will Gregory, here he is with some advice on AD/DA converters – are you in the market for one? Watch & learn, myself included…via sonicstate on Youtube.
More Goldfrapp here on AnalogSuicide.