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Steampunk Synth Luminator

Soundworld Experiments 4: A desklamp to accompany the Korg MS-20 Retro Expansion synth, in full steampunk regalia!

Combining the wooden sleeve from a gifted bottle of vintage port and an esoteric assortment of telescopic brass worm gearing, this lamp design soon evolved into a complex balancing act between function and whimsy.












Korg MS-20 Retro Expansion

Soundworld Experiments 3: Full build details of a heavily-modded Korg MS-20, once again with plenty of retro features.

This time Martin adds an entirely new front panel containing sixteen additional controls to his Korg MS-20 Mini synth, featuring FM, PWM, Sync, Diode Ring Mod, multiple oscillator waveform outputs & enhanced mixer, as well as some gorgeous cherry hardwood side panels!






Mitt Gamon Interview

Mitt is interviewed by 'Harp Surgery' - the harmonica player's web site, in which he discusses among many other things his involvement with Godley and Creme, his unusual mental breathing style of rhythm playing, and his three-tier Hohner Chord Polyphonia.














Steampunk Shruthi SDE

Soundworld Experiments 2: Mutable Instruments Shruthi SMR4-mkII Sound Designer Edition.

Martin adds a host of circuit enhancements to turn this already wonderful Mutable Instruments monosynth into a sound designer's steampunk dream. Audio demos and step-by-step guide included.






Steamworx for Alchemy Mobile

Camel Audio release Martin's popular sound library, adapted & optimised for the iPad/iPhone generation.

"Truly Outstanding."

thesoundtestroom



Mar 2014 Martin is guest speaker at the A2D 2014 Music Industry Seminar




Geosonics Sound Library

Soniccouture release Geosonics instrument featuring Martin's sound design skills





Jul 2013 Camel Audio release Minimal Techno soundbank featuring MW sounds

May 2013 Martin chairs the Digital Future Of Music Panel at the A2D Music Expo 2013

Apr 2012 Martin chairs the Technical Panel at the A2D Music Expo 2012




Kitnetix Sound Library

Applied Acoustic Systems release Martin's KitNetix sound library.

"KitNetix is a macrophonic sound bank that zooms into an intricate new world. The 128-preset collection crafted by renowned sound designer Martin Walker features drum kits made from exotic materials, percussion unleashed from reality, soundscapes from dark beginnings to glittering futures, hyper-detailed generative textures, and fantasy hybrid instruments that have never been heard before."


Martin Walker Head2Head Interview with AAS

Martin is interviewed by Applied Acoustic Systems on the release of his Kitnetix sound library for the AAS Chromaphone, discussing his various approaches to sound design and his past musical history composing soundtracks for many computer games.






Camel Audio release Dream Voices soundbank featuring MW sounds

Applied Acoustic Systems release Chromaphone featuring MW factory sounds




Steampunk Buddha Machine

Soundworld Experiments 1: morphing a standard Buddha Machine II into a spectacular circuit-bent Steampunk version.











Steamworx Sound Library

Camel Audio release Martin's 'Steamworx' sound library - a cinematic netherworld featuring keyboard instruments made from clocks, drum kits built with steam-powered machines, fog-shrouded soundscapes and gothic choirs.

"Camel Audio and Martin Walker have created an incredibly beautiful, incredibly useable library that is a go-to source for inspiration ... I can’t find a single fault in this library. This is a first."

audioMIDI, 6/2011

"Steamworx is a far and away place of dreams and odd science. Hats off to Martin Walker for this very innovative set ... This expansion is highly recommended."

Wusik Magazine, 7/2011

PlugINdex Interview: Martin Walker

PlugINdex interview Martin about his 'Steamworx' sound library









Martin chairs the Music Industry Panel at the A2D Music Expo 2011







Gamma Shift Sound Library

Little Endian release Martin's 'Gamma Shift' spectral domain sound library

"SpectrumWorx has been my favourite secret weapon for some time now – I love its extreme sonic transformations. If you’re searching for new sounds, it doesn’t come much better than this!."

Martin Walker








Apr 2010 Camel Audio releases Cinematic soundblank featuring MW sounds

"The overall quality of presets is outstanding... Highlights for me are Luftrum’s stunning pads and pretty much everything by Martin Walker, who consistently delivers amazing, highly cinematic sounds."

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