Helsinki Synthetic 2019

May 18, 2019

from 11.00 to 18.00

at Kellohalli

Teurastamo, Helsinki

What is it?

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.

The event is brought to you by volunteers of Turun Syntetisaattoriseura (Synthesizer Association of Turku) and our generous sponsors.

Talks and demos

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

Gear for you to try

If you are bringing your own gear, please let us know at 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!

Demo gear by our sponsors
Gear brought by private visitors

How do I get there?

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.

Our generous sponsors

A huge thank you goes out to our generous sponsors, who made this all possible. Soundtools Oy Roland Finland DLX Music F-Musiikki