Links

This is a list of my favorite sites. This is not an exhaustive list. I'll try to check regularly that the links are not broken.

DIYers

Florian ANWANDER
Marc BAREILLE X-ASM1 clone, Modules, Theremin, Tube analogue synth
Jorgen BERGFORS An impressive hardware work !
Scott BERNARDI Very neat designs
Dave BROWN MOTM modular and other stuff
Jeff BROWN AKA Guitarfool ! An impressive modular based on various kits. The man makes his own silkscreen panels !
Julian BUNN All you always wanted to know about building the PE Minisonic2 ! A lot of buiding details.
Paul BURDETTE Very nice modular synths based mainly on Ray Wilson's designs. Check also the other DIYed accoustic instruments.
Tony CLARK
Aaron CRAM
Jan CZMOK The Battlestube modular project of Janvanvolt
Magnus DANIELSON
Tom FARRAND
Seb FRANCIS
Colin FRASER
Ian FRITZ Analogue Physical Modelling Synthesizer and Chaos generators! Very interesting circuits and infos.
Phillip GALLO
Michael GOMMANS ASM1+ an awsome version of the ASM
Peter GRENADER The home of the MILTON sequencer !
Erik G A DIY modular, some interesting mods of Korg and Yamaha analogue synths
Juergen HAIBLE The reference in SDIY ! Original designs and awesome clones !
Jon HAYES
Matthias HERMANN The fonik modular project
Yasunori HIRAKAWA Radio Junk Box, A great SDIY japanese site ! It's all in Japanese but worth looking at (schemos, PCB, panels)...
Thomas HOLLEY Used to be the most ambitious Tube Synth project around ! DEAD LINK
Osamu HOSHUYAMA Inventive circuits ! Not for beginners.
Dave HYLANDER Schematics and service manuals.
Rick JANSEN Elektor Formant modules and the famous synth-DIY list !
Neil JOHNSON
Scott JUSKIW MOTM porium and some original designs
Pat KAMMERER
Andrew KILPATRICK Build your own LASER harp and feel like Jean-Michel Jarre or Bernars Szajner...
Bob KNARLEY B.O.M. for various Kits
Charlie LAMM
Matti LEINO
Oren LEAVITT
Jonatan LILJEDAHL Some interesting modules... KYMATICA LABORATORIUM
Paul MADDOX The sound of Wave synths ! MODULUS fanzine and Monowave
Per MATTSON
Stefanio MAURRI Italian SDIY. Interesting old schematics.
Tom MAY A nice implementation of the ASM1
Mikael MORUP
Jim PATCHELL
Grant RICHTER
Niklas RONNBERG A nice site with interesting infos on CS5 mods and building of ETI603 sequencer.
René SCHIMDTZ A nice compilation of VCOs and modules. Check out his Tube Synth Project too.
Jorgen SCHIMTZ FORMANT based modular and some weird chaos based modules
Mark SMITH If you intend to build a genuine MiniMoog clone that's the place to check ! Interesting MIDI projects such as the Arpeggi8
Roman SOWA The polish modular synth DIYer! Nice little MIDI keyboard controllers.
John SPETH Quantizer stuff.
Scott STITES The diary of a SDIYer. Interesting, with plenty of sound clips.
Scott STITES II
Ken STONE A nice collection of unique and inspiring modules. Check out his Tube Synth Project too.
André STORDEUR
Stefan SUNDBERG
Pieter SUURMOND
Motohiko TAKEDA Mostly in Japanese but some pages are in English. A nice collection of schematics though.
Roy TATE
Steven THOMAS Nice Synthi A clone. A tutorial on front panel marking.
Carsten TOENSMANN Formant Pro-2000 based modular and original sequencer
Marjan UREKAR
Marc VERBOS Buchla schemos, Kobol VCO
Vulture Squadron
Henry WALMSLEY Interested by DIYed Frequency Shifter and Ambisonic Pan-Rotate! Check it out!
Ricard WANDERLOF
Ray WILSON Complete schematics and PCB layouts for building a modular synth and the great MiniSoundLab. Nice design, good DIY stuff!
Keith WINSTANLEY
ZARKIN

Kits & PCBs

DISCLAIMER (usual legal crap) : the following comments are the expression of my personnal opinion. I have no commercial link with the listed companies and I cannot be held responsible for any problem you would have dealing with them.

Blacet Dark Star Chaos module and other synth modules
CGS Synth A series of original modules from down under, some of them are MUSTs, thanks to Ken STONE.
Curetronic German manufacturer of modular synth kits
Elby Design ASM1 & ASM2 kits from aussie land
MOTM A series of classical well done modules.
Music from outer space Ray Wilson is now offering PCBs with full assembly instruction, great stuff !
Oakley Sound System No longer saling kits but the schematics and assembly instruction can still be purchased
Paia Still there and doing well, good kits with well made assembly manuals, a place where to start

Analogue Synthesizer Manufacturers

DISCLAIMER (usual legal crap) : the following comments are the expression of my personnal opinion. I have no commercial link with the listed companies and I cannot be held responsible for any problem you would have dealing with them.

Alyseum New belgian company offering modules
Analogue Solutions Bristish synths, the patch matrix is back!
Analogue Systems Bristish synths, classical stuff
Arturia French company, first known for their analogue emulation softwares, now building hardware analogue synths
Buchla and associates After Moog, here is the return of yet another legend the Buchla 200e !
Club of the knobs Clone maker of Moog modular clones. A complete line of modules and cabinets.
CMS-Synth ARP-style synths and modules. Beautiful and dear.
Cyndustries A series of not so common modules with a MODCAN look. The archives of the Synapse fanzine can be found there!
CWEJMAN Sound A complete modular synth from scandinavia
Doepfer German company, complete series of classical modules + some weird controllers.
EAR (Electro-Acoustic Research) Plan B, Livewire and Okley Sound modules
Eowave French company, house of the Persphone
MACBETH Studio Systems Scottish handmade synths. Nice design, great sound.
MODCAN Canadian company, complete series of classical modules. The realm of banana jacks!
Moog Music Robert Moog is back in synth business! Alleluia!
MOS-LAB Moog modular clone modules from France, great stuff !
Mutable Instruments French company offering kits of hybrid synths (Shruthi-1), excellent stuff, nice prices
Stooge Industries
Synthesizers.com If you always dreamed of having a big Moog-like modular of your own, that's the place to visit!

Sites dedicated to Analogue Synthesizers

Aries Main Plenty of infos, schematics about the Aries modular synth
ARPtech 1 Don Tillman's archive of Joachim Vergheses's site dedicated to ARP modules
ARPtech 2 Oldcrow's archive of Joachim Vergheses's site dedicated to ARP modules
ARP resources Don Tillman's page dedicated to ARP patents, very useful and interesting !
Bluesynths A very interesting site in German and in English full of information, pictures and sound clips for many vintage analogue synths
Buchla synths History and description of Buchla synths
EMS official The official site of EMS synths. Nice pictures.
EMS mods Modifications to improve EMS synths.
EMS in Germany Big pictures of unusual EMS models.
EMS vocoder Some interesting infos about EMS vocoders.
Moog Archives Complete, beautiful... THE SITE !!!! All you wanted to know about the legend.
Moog Modulars Infos about Moog modulars
Moog resources Don Tillman's page dedicated to Moog patents, very useful and interesting !
MiniMoog All the schematics of the Minimoog
Old-school sound A great resource, infos, forums, schematics, manuals. Oh by the way, although the name of this site is english, the content is all in French, sorry about that, chaps !
RSF official Infos about the only french synthesizer builder there was. Kobol, Polykobol... Made by the Fernandez Bross themselves...
RSF unofficial Infos about the Kobol, Polykobol...
Serge fans A lot about Serge modulars
Wavemaker A very complete site dedicated to Wavemaker synths. Pictures, brochures