Free MEFF 2018 Modular Synth Event Starts March 24 In Florence, Italy

Meet developers from all walks of synth life, from Roland and Moog to Nono and GRP at this free modular event in the heart of Italy. Here's what you can expect to see.

MEFF is a get-together and exhibition organised by the good people at Tiptop Audio and Lattex Plus that brings a wide range of leading synth developers and manufacturers together in beautiful surroundings to show their wares and meet musicians, producers and curious members of the public. 

The list of exhibitors is impressive and includes Moog, Roland, Arturia, Waldorf, Novation, Nono Modular, Frap Tools and many more. You can check out the website to find the exact location and directions to the event. 

This FREE event is held on March 24 and 25, 2018 at the Impact Hub in Florence, Italy. It's a great opportunity for anyone living even remotely nearby to go along and see all the latest gear from your favourite manufacturers, some new goodies and also check out the free demonstrations and workshops being run by many of the exhibitors. Here's a list of what's on, and when. 

MEFF 2018 - Performances Timetable

- Saturday 24th March

  • 15.30 Kkempes
  • 16.00 Jan Willem (Ginko Synthese)
  • 16.30 Paul Tas (Error Instruments)
  • 17.00 Alina Kalancea 
  • 17.30 Federico Foglia (Frap Tools)
  • 18.00 Alessandro Bonino
  • 18.30 Daniele Vantaggio (Qosmo Modular)
  • 19.00 Kraftzug & Albert Hermann 
  • 19.30 Konstantin Gervis (Tiptop Audio)
  • 20.00 Dunk
  • 20.30 Umberto Saba - Closing set
Modular performance at MEFF 2017.

- Sunday 25th March

  • 13.30-14.30 The new Arturia ecosystem: MiniBrute 2, MiniBrute 2S and RackBrute (workshop by Enrico Cosimi – MidiWare)
  • 14.30-15.30 Roland presents the new AIRA TR-8S Rhythm Perfomer (workshop/performance by Gianni Proietti - Gattobus)
  • 15.30 SuiteOhm
  • 16.00 Shape
  • 16.30 Francesco Poggianti & Umberto Saba
  • 17.00 Darse (Obseqvivm)
  • 17.30 Gur Miltstein (Tiptop Audio)
  • 18.00 3D3 (M.Montini, A.Venturoli, F.Pellegrino)
  • 18.30 Alessandro Magnanini 
  • 19.00 Electronic Modular Orchestra (M.Vicinelli, N.Peruch, G.Bombardini)
  • 19.30 Molotoy 
  • 20.00 Koolmorf Widesen

The final show will include performances by well-known and established artists who will perform their live sets with modular synths. And all for free - what are you waiting for?

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