The DX7 was the sound of the 80s. Enjoy this way back Wednesday flavor of Synthbits! From the excellent YouTube music documentarian Polyphonic comes this great video all about the legendary DX7. The sounds of the DX7 - especially the electric piano, synth basses and bell sounds - were used time and time again in hits of the 80s. With the FM Cloud Converter app those classic FM sounds not only live again but take on new life in MONTAGE with deep realtime control, powerful DSP and resonant filters. But it all started with the DX7. Check out the video below: Want to share your experiences with the DX7? Join the conversation on the Forum here.
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.