2015 – comeback of the ELKA Synthex?

The Finnish company Soundion Oy Ltd and the original Italian manufacturer Generalmusic are bringing back the legendary ELKA SYNTHEX synthesizer in spring 2015. The original Italian sound from the 1980s will be brought back to life with selected original vintage parts built in Salo, Finland.

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Now the web page of the re-issue of ELKA Synthex has been launched at http://bringelkaback.com. If you are a ELKA lover and want to see the comeback of the instrument, check the web page and be part of something exciting!

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“The Elka Synthex synthesisers will be made with selected original vintage parts in Salo, Finland.” (Source: http://bringelkaback.com)

Original Italian Sound – Handcrafted In Finland? We are looking forward to new Generalmusic products and to the new Elka Synthex!

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Generalmusic / Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalmusic

Website Bring Elka Back:
http://bringelkaback.com/index.html

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