This new book is a directory of every synth, drum machine and sampler from 1963-1995



With hand drawn illustrations, statistics and facts for each entry.

A new book called Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital (and Back) is being published by Velocity Press this November.

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“From its invention in the early 1960s to the digital revolution of the 1980s right up until the point that analogue circuits could be modelled using software in the mid-1990s, this book tells the story of synthesizers from analogue to digital – and back again,” shares Velocity Press.

Written by Oli Freke, it catalogues every synthesizer, drum machine and sampler created during 1963 through 1995.

“From acid house to prog-rock, there is no form of modern popular music that hasn’t been propelled forwards by the synthesizer.”

Each entry features hand drawn illustrations, statistics and facts – bound on 130gsm matte art paper.

Head here to pre-order a copy in advance of its November 2020 release.