Synthesist & developer Dan Goldstein shared this short example of a rare vintage Aries modular synthesizer in action.
Aries made a line of module designs available, both pre-built and DIY, in the 70’s and early 80’s. There’s a ‘lost’ website devoted to Aries systems available via the Wayback Machine, and modularsynthesis.com has shared a copy (pdf) of the Aries 300 System manual.
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