About Uptown Oscillators

Uptown Oscillators, a music project, is the first ever, best and only synthesizer web site from Uptown Chicago!

Hopefully over time, Uptown Oscillators becomes less about me, the infamous Yehuda Rothschild, and more of a communal effort from synthesizer fans across the world. I wouldn’t bet my firstborn on it, but we can try, right? Hit me up if you’d like to join Uptown Oscillators as an author, thanks!

I’ve been an information technology professional for mostly Fortune 500/1000 companies since the 1980s, and most would probably definitely agree, a better IT guy than musician. I like computers and online technology a lot, but I love music and gear, hence Uptown Oscillators was born. After faith, family, friends and the intentional community I live in, my favorite things are synthesizer/drum machine instruments and music. My personal tastes in music run to industrial, electronic, ambient, beats, noise, drone and more.

I’m blessed to be retired now, and fully focused on ministry for the poor, homeless, immigrant and refugees in this increasingly messed up country I live in, ruled by a maniac, and as much as I can – synthesizers/drum machines.

Initially, in addition to occasional blog posts on the home page, there are gear specific pages (hover over ‘Synth Gear’ on the main menu bar to see the mega menu of choices). This section and ones like it, will be greatly expanded over time. The gear specific pages have images, review(s), contact info, support and download links, and product specifications. Additionally, there are curated YouTube playlists of product demonstrations, news, tutorials and music.

To start with, many of these products are ones I own, have owned, want to own or have great interest in. My opinion is liberally sprinkled throughout this site and its associated social media digital properties. Naturally, I would like to see this go far beyond what my interests and experiences have been, so don’t complain, help!


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This page is a living document, subject to update and expansion.
Last edited – 8/17/2019
If you have any content you think should be added, or would like to help author gear pages/posts, please leave a comment here or on our Facebook group.

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth,
burst into jubilant song with music;
make music to the Lord with the harp,
with the harp and the sound of singing,
with trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn-
shout for joy before the Lord, the King.
Psalm 98:4-6 NIV

Above all, Community praise to G-d with anything that vibrates, instruments, gear, production, technology, science and exploration of an amazing creation!