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Working with hardware from the hstory of electronic music

Post by WT analog studios » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:59 am

Hi all,

Introducing the Willem Twee studios for electronic and electro-acoustic music in The Netherlands (non-commercial and public funded by the local government)

We offer a nice workspace for experimenting and learning, and for sound synthesis and production in two studios:

one with 70's and 80's hardware like Serge modular, Arp 2500 and 2600, PPG synth and step sequencer, EMS Synthi, Wasp and more.

Apart from that in the other studio we go back to 50's and 60' hardware used in the early stages of electronic music history:
Tube sine wave generators and filters, passive octave filter (LC), and tape recorders; HP test & measurement instruments like filters, function and noise generators, pulse and pulse train generators, and more, mostly manual controlled but also some early voltage controlled instruments.

Extended techniques can be explored with EG&G analog computation based equipment for biochemical research like the Universal Programmer, selective amplifiers and multiplier/dividers, boxcar integrators and NIM instruments; an analog computer etc.

In the same building there is a concert hall with great acoustics, audio-line connected to the studios.

All equipment is kept in full working condition by our great technicians, and we also offer various courses and workshops, and most fun of all we regularly have artists working here collecting sound material for there music productions: Daedelus, Andrea Taggi, British Murder Boys, Nene H, Blawan,
BJ Nilsen, Surgeon, Jameszoo and many more.

But everyone can book time and work, no dogma's :-)
Studio tech support available anytime.

Thanks for reading and check these for more info, sounds and videos:
https://www.instagram.com/willem_twee_studios/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC72Zfg ... F5s6WfgHfw
https://www.willem-twee.nl/studios/


Thank you and all the best!
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Post by Blairio » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:29 pm

So to be clear, your post is an advertisement for your commercial studio. Or is it free for anyone to use?

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Post by tardishead » Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:22 am

So to be clear, your post is an advertisement for your commercial studio. Or is it free for anyone to use?
non-commercial and public funded by the local government
Seriously? and we're going through Brexit! I know where I would rather be. Time to start researching my family tree - see if there's any Dutch in there! :mrgreen:

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Post by Blairio » Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:12 am

tardishead wrote:
So to be clear, your post is an advertisement for your commercial studio. Or is it free for anyone to use?
non-commercial and public funded by the local government
Seriously? and we're going through Brexit! I know where I would rather be. Time to start researching my family tree - see if there's any Dutch in there! :mrgreen:
Exactly. it sounded almost too good to be true. Thanks for clarifying.

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Post by ranix » Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:44 am

Wow, amazing. It's like a synthesizer library

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Post by wackelpeter » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:22 am

Blairio wrote:So to be clear, your post is an advertisement for your commercial studio. Or is it free for anyone to use?
seems it's not totally free...

https://www.willem-tweeverhuur.nl/studios/

100 euro for 4 hours including one hour with technical support... and no VAT included... (don't know how much that is in the netherlands but supposedly something between 10 and 20%)

So perhaps you might end up with 125 Euro or so for 4 hours. Don't know how much studio time costs at other professional studios, but this looks reasonable priced and i think if it's cheaper as usual studio costs, that may be related to the fact that the venue is publicy subsidized.

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Post by DubplateDerek » Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:20 pm

Dutch VAT (BTW) is 21%.

The prices look like a bargain for the kit that's on offer tbh.
Cases and side panels for all sorts of modular and other stuff :

www.gouldcaseworks.nl

www.instagram.com/gould_case_works

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Post by WT analog studios » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:02 am

funny how the conversation spirals around costs :eek:
anyway, you figured it out
what you pay supports our exceptional work space.

So, now let's talk about sound!

par example: the test&measurement studio offer a range of extended techniques for sound synthesis and processing, like the EG&G PAR instruments:

I can tell you: it is amazing:-) best!
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Post by MindMachine » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:30 am

I now want a Boxcar Averager.
FS: A-140-2 Dual VC ADSR, Erica VCA 2, SP-555 Sampler and more - CHEAP!!!
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Post by unrecordings » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:49 pm

WT analog studios wrote: par example: the test&measurement studio offer a range of extended techniques for sound synthesis and processing, like the EG&G PAR instruments:
I can see a Model 175 in there (basically a four step sequencer, looping/one shot EG) - love mine and of course it never gets enough use...

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Re: Working with hardware from the hstory of electronic music

Post by jaypodesta » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:40 pm

Really enjoyed this video. A lot of interesting equipment.


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Post by umma gumma » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:03 pm

wow, that was fascinating!!

thanks for the link

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