18 Dec · Reason is the modular workstation we didn't realise we had. Complex-1 literally brings all that patching to the fore with a sublime modular synthesizer Rack Extension with both West and East coast flavours.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
18 Dec · Uli Behringer updates us on the forthcoming MS-101. As with many others promised for the end of the year it's taking longer than expected but it's now in pre-production and we could see it early next year.
17 Dec · Joyo carries on its determined assault on the cheaper end of the pedal market with the O.M.B., a looper pedal for combining overdubs with drum patterns to create your own sounds and song ideas.
17 Dec · Ellistronics is at it again with the handmade synthesizers of notes and noises. This time it's all Sewn into a bit of old sack and solar powered for ultimate portability.
17 Dec · After months of complaints from Prologue users Korg finally steps up and deals with the oscillator tuning issues on their hybrid polyphonic synthesizer
16 Dec · It is that time of year, you need a gift for the guitar player in your life and you don't want to spend a fortune, but you do want something they will actually need.
16 Dec · The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is 20 years old! To celebrate this computer game milestone, guitarist and YouTuber Gerry Trevino has turned the game score into a guitar medley.
15 Dec · Amp designer Martin Kidd and guitarist Rabea Massaad have reworked the VX The Kraken amp to come up with the VX100 Super Kraken - But is there enough new here to justify the name "Super"?
14 Dec · A Bassdrum, Snare, Hi-Hat and Clap in four DIY modules that use DSP based virtual analog as their sound source and let you morph through the synthesis parameters in XY 2D. Very cool kits.
14 Dec · Native Instruments loves a bit of Christmas and you can always count on them to fire out something free and something cool around the holidays. This year it's a free version of TRK-01, a voucher and a prize ...
14 Dec · New Portland, Oregon based pedal company Dirty Haggard Audio have updated and improved an old classic Japanese fuzz circuit and named it the DH-2 Death Fuzz.
13 Dec · The Neutron 2.0 firmware update brings a load of new stuff, features and improvements completely free to all users plus a new Neutron App to get into the details that the knobs don't provide.
13 Dec · A whopping great big update to the original software sample library workstation. SampleTank 4 has 5 times the content, a redesigned sound engine, mixer, editing and grooving.
13 Dec · The new Ice Caves Ambient Reverb pedal is an Arctic-themed take on reverb pedals with a unique set of parameters for those that like to get more experimental with their 'verb. Frosty!
12 Dec · Teenage Engineering weighs in on reports that the OP-1 portable synthesizer has been discontinued prompting inflated second-hand prices. They are just tooling up for another run.
11 Dec · Arturia has dropped Pigments, a visually enticing mega-synth that takes modulation, randomisation and probability to some very interesting places. Get your first in-depth look here!