This is less of a Synthbits and more of a HUGE Synthbite!
We uncovered this video from 1995 featuring interviews and product demonstrations from the Yamaha synthesizer development team. Ok - it's in Japanese with no subtitles - but as we all share the common language of creativity in sound, you can still enjoy this opportunity to hear a variety of vintage Yamaha synths being played. The video is a little over an hour and a half of cool demonstrations of classic Yamaha synthesizers. Catch the following amazing sounds from these classic synths at these time points in the video:
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.
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