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Chicago Synth Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange might have started as a shop geared toward a guitar-playing clientele—but, it has since outgrown that reputation to become a destination for the whole band!

Now, just as CME’s BASSment and Chicago Drum Exchange have grown into destination locations for their respective product categories—so, too, is Chicago Synth Exchange, for all things synthesizer!

Offering a wide range of products, including some of the most popular synth models available on the market—plus brand names you won’t find anywhere else in the Midwest—Chicago Synth Exchange carries everything from electric pianos and keyboards, alike, to Eurorack modules, MIDI controllers, drum, and everything in between! 

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CHICAGO SYNTH EXCHANGE | GIVEAWAYS

CHICAGO SYNTH EXCHANGE | SYNTH 101

Now introducing the Chicago Synth Exchange - Synth 101 Soundboard Blog! In addition, to our ongoing Synth 101 series of in-store seminars hosted by our resident Synth expert, Roland Chira, which covers everything from the basics of sound synthesis to the virtually endless variety of sounds and functionalities available from synth products in the store—along with an audio demonstration, so you can hear each of the sounds you can create, yourself—we’re devoting a section of CME’s Soundboard Blog to provide an additional online resource and reference for all musicians, on the fundamentals of sound synthesis!

READ SYNTH 101 ON THE SOUNDBOARD BLOG!

HELP US, HELP YOU!

Contact us today we can help find the perfect gear to add to your own collection! Our synth experts are standing by to help guide you through the process! 

Featured Synth Video

Looking to expand the sonic range of your music with an electronic synthesizer—without breaking the bank? Synth Expert Roland Chira gives a rundown of his “Top 5 Synths for Under $500,” to help guitar players and keyboardists, alike, find out what they're looking for! Here's what he chose:
1: Moog Mavis
2: Arturia Microfreak
3: Korg MicroKorg
4: Roland JU-06A
5: Roland Boutique SE-02 Designer Series Analog Synthesizer

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Roland System-500 510 Eurorack Single Voice Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Eurorack
Roland System-500 510 Eurorack Single Voice Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Eurorack
Roland System-500 510 Eurorack Single Voice Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Eurorack

Roland System-500 510 Eurorack Single Voice Module

$327.00
Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos

Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano

$2,689.00
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos

Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black

$2,351.00
Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths

Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module

$380.00

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Buchla Eassel Command

Introducing | Buchla

While you can think of the Buchla Easel Command Module as an experimental subtractive monosynth, its power lies in its potential for deviating from many now-standard synthesis concepts. To start conducting your own musical experiments and sonic explorations, preorder your Buchla Easel Command Module desktop synthesizer from the Chicago Synth Exchange, today!

READ MORE ON OUR SOUNDBOARD BLOG!
Modulate, orchestrate, and program your way to unknown tones! With the Chicago Synth Exchange on your side, you've got the experts and the gear to help you set up your synths, tame that mysterious modular monster, and turn out terrific tone in no time. Call, click, or stop in today for all the news and new grooves to move to. We're your key to success.

1588 products found in Chicago Synth Exchange

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Arturia MiniFreak Polyphonic Hybrid Keyboard Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Arturia MiniFreak Polyphonic Hybrid Keyboard Synthesizer
  • $599.00

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Buchla Easel Command USB-A MIDI Host Expander
Buchla Easel Command USB-A MIDI Host Expander
  • $59.00

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Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Orchid Keyboards and Synths / Controllers
Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Orchid
  • $119.00

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Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Aqua Keyboards and Synths / Controllers
Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Aqua
  • $119.00

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Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Lime Keyboards and Synths / Controllers
Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Lime
  • $119.00

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Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Snow Keyboards and Synths / Controllers
Keith McMillen K-Board USB MIDI Mini Keyboard Controller Snow
  • $119.00

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Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland RD-2000 Stage Piano
  • $2,980.00
  • $2,689.00

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Dust Cover for Matriarch Synth Keyboards and Synths / Keyboard Accessories / Cases
Dust Cover for Matriarch Synth
  • $79.00

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Moog 2-Tier Dust Cover for Desktop Synths Keyboards and Synths / Keyboard Accessories / Cases
Moog 2-Tier Dust Cover for Desktop Synths
  • $39.00

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Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black Keyboards and Synths / Digital Pianos
Roland FP-90X Digital Piano Black
  • $2,475.00
  • $2,351.00

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Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Roland JX-08 Boutique Series Desktop Synth Module
  • $380.00

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths

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Moog 104HP Powered Eurorack Case Keyboards and Synths / Keyboard Accessories / Cases
Moog 104HP Powered Eurorack Case
  • $349.00

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Moog 60HP Powered Eurorack Case Keyboards and Synths / Keyboard Accessories / Cases
Moog 60HP Powered Eurorack Case
  • $299.00

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Moog 3.5mm Patch Cable Variety Pack Accessories / Cables
Moog 3.5mm Patch Cable Variety Pack
  • $25.00

Accessories / Cables

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Roland Verselab MV-1 Music Workstation Keyboards and Synths / Workstations
Roland Verselab MV-1 Music Workstation
  • $690.00

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Waldorf Iridium Digital Polyphonic 49-Key Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths
Waldorf Iridium Digital Polyphonic 49-Key Synthesizer
  • $3,775.00
  • $3,407.00

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths

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Waldorf Kyra Virtual Analog Desktop Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths
Waldorf Kyra Virtual Analog Desktop Synthesizer
  • $2,499.99
  • $1,929.00

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths

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Arturia KeyLab 88 MKII Keyboard Controller Black Edition Keyboards and Synths / Controllers
Arturia KeyLab 88 MKII Keyboard Controller Black Edition
  • $999.00
  • $767.00

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Korg Drumlogue Hybrid Drum Machine Drums and Percussion / Drum Machines and Samplers
Korg Drumlogue Hybrid Drum Machine
  • $599.99

Drums and Percussion / Drum Machines and Samplers

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PWM Malevolent Monophonic Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths
PWM Malevolent Monophonic Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer
  • $599.00

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths

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Yamaha MODX8+ 88 Key Midrange Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Yamaha MODX8+ 88 Key Midrange Synthesizer
  • $2,199.99

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths

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Yamaha MODX6+ 61 Key Midrange Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths
Yamaha MODX6+ 61 Key Midrange Synthesizer
  • $1,499.99

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Digital Synths

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Moog Grandmother Dark Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths
Moog Grandmother Dark Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer
  • $1,130.00

Keyboards and Synths / Synths / Analog Synths

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Make Noise 0-CTRL Controller & Step Sequencer Effects and Pedals / Noise Generators
Make Noise 0-CTRL Controller & Step Sequencer
  • $399.00

Effects and Pedals / Noise Generators