The little brother to the classic Yamaha CS-80 was the CS-60. Check out this in-depth video tour for a taste of the amazing CS-60!The Yamaha CS lineup from the mid 1970s (CS-50, CS-60 and CS-80) are highly regarded gems in the world of vintage analog synthesizers. Undoubtably the flagship CS-80 gets the most attention, but the CS-60 defintely shares the same sonic flavor as it's big brother.
Our friends over at Synthtopia posted this video from YouTube user "raycastile". He offers an interesting demonstration of the CS-60 - complete with his thoughts on getting the best sound out of classic analog synthesizers.
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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.