Helsinki Synthetic is a non-profit event for everyone interested in synthesizers, electronic music and meeting likeminded people.
Helsinki Synthetic 2019 takes place on Saturday, 18th of May, at Kellohalli in Teurastamo, Helsinki, from 11.00 to 18.00. The event is free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Bring your synths, drum machines, samplers or modulars for others to try out and check out the cool gear on display, both from individuals and our sponsors.
Synthetic Talks! In addition to the large hall full of gear by our sponsors, boutique manufacturers and private individuals, there’s a side room that will host talks during the event.
Musiikin koodaaminen, Antti Suomalainen, Turun Syntetisaattoriseura
Alustus Do It Yourself -syntetisaattoriharrastukseen, Janne Isotalo, Turun Syntetisaattoriseura
Syntetisaattorien korjaus ja ylläpito, Riku-Sakari Kujanen, Turun Syntetisaattoriseura
Circuit Bending, Ville Olaskari, Turun Syntetisaattoriseura
Soma Pulsar 23, Vlad Kreimer, Soma Laboratories
Roland Modular Session, Pj Bridger, Roland Europe
Dexibell J7 & S9, Ralf Schink
Novation Summit, Chris ”Calc” Calcutt
Roli Seaboard, Blocks & Software, Joe Hauke
Roland DJ 505 Walkthrough, Pj Bridger, Roland Europe
Korgin ja Arturian uutuudet & biisidemo (Arturia Microfreak, Korg Volca Drum, Volca modular, Minilogue XD), Desto, DLX Music
If you are bringing your own gear, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anything goes: Super rare vintage polysynth monsters, modern digital micro desktop synths, drum machines and modular monsters have all been very popular at Helsinki Synthetic.
Important! If you’re interested in checking out music gear, please bring your own headphones. Also consider bringing an adapter so you can plug into both 3.5mm and 6.3mm headphone jacks!
Use public transport! Plan your trip with Reittiopas.
By subway: Get off at Kalasatama or Sörnäinen and walk to Kellohalli.
By bus: Take bus number 55 and get off at the Tynnyrintekijänkatu stop, or take bus number 56 and get off at the Panimokatu stop.
By tram: Take tram 1, 6, 7 or 8, get off at Sörnäinen and walk to Kellohalli.
By car: You can use the roadside parking in the area. There will be limited parking space reserved for people bringing their own gear.
A huge thank you goes out to our generous sponsors, who made this all possible.