Team

Bülent Bıyıkoğlu
Bülent has been writing software since the days of the Spectrum 48k. His first experience in writing music related software was programming a C64 to synthesize sounds with its SID chip. After he realized that he can't play the piano well enough , he concentrated on learning the fundamentals of audio DSP while studying Electrical and Electronics Engineering at METU. Throughout college he wrote realtime audio DSP applications in C++, and right after graduation he started working as a software engineer at PG Music in Victoria, BC, Canada. A year later, he moved to Silicon Valley, accepting a software engineer position with Digidesign (now Avid). In 2004 he founded KV331 Audio, and since then he's been working towards making SynthMaster a worldwide recognized software synthesizer brand.


Gerçek Dorman
Gerçek started playing drums and percussions in 1996, and was pronounced as a professional educator in 2005. He studied Rock, Funk and Jazz Drum in Berklee College of Music. Gerçek worked with many local and international bands. In adition to Büyük Birader he is an official member of the World music band 'Maya' and the Greek music band 'Thallassa'. He has held administrative roles in various projects including International Internet Orchestra, Connection of Rhythms, Rhythm Kitchen, and is the creator of “RhythmGym”, a fitness program that includes rhythm, dance and sports. Gercek composes music for movies and plays, and frequently appears in drum and percussion performances in many cities worldwide. Since 2014, he has been working as a product manager and sound designer for SynthMaster!


Levent Bıyıkoğlu
Levent is graduated from the Middle East Technical University in 1995 and has worked in different companies as an IT specialist,software programmer since then. Capable of developing software for different platforms using many languages. Also he is into electronics and embedded sytems, took part in developing some hardware projects.


Teoman Pasinlioğlu
Teoman Pasinlioğlu is an Electronics Engineer (M.Sc.) working in the field of RF sensors and an active synthesizer programmer/music producer. He contributes to the SynthMaster preset bank preparation efforts starting from the Version 1.0 to the current one and is the co-author of a local book related to synthesizer technologies and programming as well as being a regular columnist for the local Sound magazine. He is an enthusiast for analog synthesizers besides the modern software counterparts and has a selection ranging from vintage examples like Prophet-5, Oberheim OB-8, Korg Trident, Roland Juno-106 to modern ones like Alesis Andromeda and DSI PolyEvolver.


Nori Ubukata (a.k.a. Mr Shoufuku)
Nori was one of the first official sound designers for Yamaha DX series. Later on, he worked for Yamaha and Korg as sound designer and also as developing adviser. He was involved in almost all of DX,SY and TG series, VL-1 and VP1 of Yamaha , Korg's T-series, O1/W, Wavestation and Prophecy. He published several optional voice programs for DX and SY series, Korg M1 and Ensoniq VFX/SD. In 2005, he started designing presets for Arturia products, being an official in-house sound designer and demo music composer. At the beginning of 2012, he became a freelance sound designer and musician. He mainly plays theremin with CV driven analog synthesizers and has released 3 albums so far in Japan.


Rob Lee
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



BigTone
BigTone is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from Germany. He contributed to SynthMaster with lots of presets. His latest expansion bank is called 'Analog Basics'



Arksun
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



Frank 'Xenos' Neumann
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



Michael Kastrup
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



Danyella
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



Aiyn Zahev
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.



Insigna
Originally working as a visual artist, Ümit started his music career at the age of 14. He has used his experience gained over years for producing music related to his occupation. He is interested in many different genres like progressive trance, film music, glitch, lounge, new age, breakbeat, minimal and schranz-techno. Of all those genres, progressive trance is his main genre of interest. He gives importance to quality in music and avoids compositions based on repetitions. His another area of interest is synthesizers and sound design. Working mostly with software synthesizers at his home studio, Insigna is continuing his productions in the 'symphonic-trance' sub-genre that he has created, and is about to unleash his masterpiece to the world of music.



Ufuk Kevser
Rob Lee is a dj, producer, remixer and professional sound designer from the UK. Rob also runs NOVO Records with Danyella (Daniela Schmidt) which is a new label aimed at releasing high quality electronic dance music. Rob has programmed sounds for many individual software developers and is an official sound designer/tester for Waldorf Music. Now working on testing and sound design for almost a year with KV331 Audio Rob has started to release new expansions for this new synthesizer and will continue to provide sounds of the highest quality over the coming months/years.