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I just saw this announcement over on http://www.waldorfmusic.de/. SampleRobot 4 is the name of Blofeld's new accomplice. Creating multisamples for Blofeld has never been easier with the help of SampleRobot, as it automatically samples existing instruments. It saves all samples as WAV and assignment information in XML format, ready to... Read more →


I own both the Waldorf Blofeld keyboard edition plus the virtual instrument Largo so I thought I’d offer some notes on what is the same and what is different. 98% The Same First let me say that Largo is indeed a Blofeld expressed as a virtual instrument. I’d say that... Read more →


As you walk through the factory patches, you might notice some patches are louder than others. Or perhaps you programmed your own patch and can’t quite get it to be loud enough to be in balance with other patches in your set. Here are a few quick tips to take... Read more →


Waldorf is releasing my favorite hardware synthesizer in black as a limited edition. As always, I love their tongue-in-cheek marketing on this. Deep in the subterranean Waldorf Laboratories, our scientists have finally discovered the finish that delivers the best sound. We almost had forgot about them when the resurfaced and... Read more →


I noticed a few days back that Waldorf Music re-designed their website. It’s simple, clean and easy to navigate. They pulled the phonetic bad German accent marketing copy from the Blofeld desktop page :^(. If you wait long enough, there is still a Blofeld villain picture on the page :^).... Read more →


Modulate This reader Deman recently commented on a post from February entitle "Blofeld LFOs Gone Mad" - One Patch Performance Series. Deman wanted to know which I preferred, the Blofeld or the Tetra. Well Deman, while I’ve only played the Blofeld, I did consider the Tetra so I did some... Read more →


I know, I know, three Blofled posts in two days. Sorry about that. Next post won’t be Blofeld, I promise. Anyway, Blofeld 1.15 Firmware is now online. Update includes: MIDI Clock reception improvement System Exclusive handling Workaround for USB on Apple computers Sample/Wavetable start as Modulation Destination User Wavetables Changing... Read more →


I’ve been going on about the Waldorf Blofeld a bit. As you know, I’m pertty much 100% laptop based with piles of VSTs and many have been asking me why I’ve added a hardware synth and why I picked the Blofeld. To put it simply, there are times when I... Read more →


I wanted to create a small couch-friendly setup where I could play the Waldorf Blofeld with my little Akai LPK25 Controller and an AudioCube. Here is how I set it all up. AudioCube Configuration I use Percussa’s MIDI bridge to configure a sensor cube so that face 1-4 send CCs... Read more →


I've spent quite a bit of time working with the wonderful Waldorf Blofeld Desktop Synthesizer. I put together a mindmap of things I've learned that will help you understand the differences between the keyboard and desktop version including the License SL sampling option. Along the way I've also found many... Read more →


In the past I’ve posted “One Patch Performances” series tracks as videos. I decided to add Soundcloud as an additional publishing method for posting these short performances as I really like it’s timeline-based commenting system. “Blofeld LFOs Gone Mad” For this performance I am playing Blofeld factory patch H005 DCS3... Read more →


Since 2006 I’ve been working exclusively with virtual synthesizers. Prior to this I spent years, and years – uh, and years working with digital hardware synthesizers and samplers. I’ve officially reentered the programmable hardware synthesis realm when I took delivery of my new Waldorf Blofeld yesterday. I’ll post more on... Read more →