Guess the synths and win a KORG Monotron DUO


Hey what’s up fam! So I have something fun I wanted to do.

You guys know I still like to use various hardware synths and modules, well I do got a lot of questions on why I get certain ones since many of them “do the same thing” or can do similar things.

For me, at the end of the day it’s all about variety of character, I feel each has it’s own inherent sound and character, not to mention workflow.

So I was doing something with some friends, sending them some raw wave notes from the different synths and having them guess which ones they were…and I thought it would be fun to do for the fam here on the site!

So basically the idea is this, you listen to the samples, you try to guess which synths they are, and whoever gets them all right first or whoever has the most right first by the time this is over, I will send you a KORG Monotron DUO

No this isn’t sponsored by Korg or any of the other companies, it’s just something fun I wanted to do on the site.

So here is the video:

The 4 synths used are the Waldorf Blofeld, Dave Smith Mopho, Novation Ultranova, and the Moog Minitaur.

So list you answers in the the comment section below, that’s the only way your entry will count!

so list them in numbered order with your answer:

1. answer

2. answer

3. answer

4. answer

Have fun, and good luck. And I plan to do more fun stuff like this.

** Only ONE entry per person**

All you scientist out there that want to get into pan laws and differences in converters and all that…save it, we’re just here having fun 😉


  1. lol i would say randonly , not easy to guess the only clue i know is the moog is a bass synth

    1. Moog minotaur

    2. Waldof Blofeld

    3. Novation Ultranova

    4 . Dave Smith Mopho

  2. They all sound very different.
    Heres my guess (my reason for choosing in brackets):
    1. Moog (the fattest)
    2. Blofeld (the hardest edge)
    3. Mopho (the most interesting)
    4. Ultranova (The most digital sounding)

    Ofcourse i could be completely wrong. It will be fun to find out what they really are.

  3. 1. Moog Minitaur
    2. Blofeld
    3. Ultranova
    4. Mopho

    Thanks for running this fun contest over a week time so I can lend my hands on my home keyboard during the week end.

  4. As these are the latest minutes of the contest, I had a little count from the above entries :
    55 answers (for those who entered the proposed synths, I really laughed at the others, thank you all)
    The most voted for (9 votes) is
    1) Moog, 2) Waldorf, 3) Ultranova, 4) Mopho
    But if I may vote again, there are 3 entries no one ever vote for.
    And I think StJoe is devil enough 😉 to have tweaked some settings to make a synth be heard like another one and reverse 😉
    So below are my 3 last votes so any of the 24 combinations would have been voted for 😉


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