15 Feb in SynthsVerv is a string machine based on tape loops that have been left in the sun, on the dashboard of a car, in the desert, for the summer. It's wobbly wonderland of degraded sounds.
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15 Feb in SynthsMutes is a 4-channel performance muting module with momentary and latched mutes based on vactrols for smooth, clickless action. Perfect for switching audio and CV creatively through your rack.
14 Feb in SynthsCiting a problem with manufacturing Teenage Engineering has elected to cancel and refund all pre-orders on the 170 Modular Synth and 16 Keyboard Sequencer.
13 Feb in Music TechALK2 takes the concept of the looper pedal into the arrangement space of the DAW and let's you pre-arrange your live looping experience. And now Windows users get to have a go.
12 Feb in SynthsThe HapiNES and Acid8 mini synthesizers get an update with a smart new case and MIDI connectivity. The rest is kind of underwhelming from the usually very progressive Twisted Electrons.
08 Feb in SynthsStraight out of the futuristic vision of the 1980s comes a synth based on CEM 3340 VCOs and 4-voice poly. But with no prototype and no demos can Paramount Synth capture the imagination of Indiegogo investors?
07 Feb in SynthsLove using guitar stompboxes to effect the signals in your Eurorack? Then you need the AI006 to sort out your levels and drastically improve the signal going through the loop.
07 Feb in SynthsRoland pulls their finger out and registers the design and layout of the iconic TR-808 and TB-303 as trademarks in Germany. How will this affect Behringer and other clone manufacturers?
06 Feb in SynthsSoftube Modular acquires another official Mutable Instruments module. Rings is a popular physical modelling Eurorack module that's helped define the sound of Eurorack over the past 3 years.
05 Feb in Music TechSoma Laboratories has come up with the simplest of classical stringed instruments where vibrations are captured with magnets, transformed, pre-amped, delayed and distorted in completely haunting ways.
01 Feb in SynthsWe finally get to see the Black Corporation Xerxes in action which was largely overlooked at NAMM. Based on the Elka Synthex 1980's analogue polysynth.
31 Jan in SynthsSTG Soundlabs introduce us to a new oscillator, put a power supply and some modules into a discarded Moog Mother-32 case and call it the Radiophonic 1 monosynth.
28 Jan in SynthsThe Motor Piano is a synthesizer that uses regular DC motors spinning optical disks as voltage controlled oscillators. 3 spinning motors are used per voice for up to 12 voices in this fascinating synthesizer.
27 Jan in SynthsBehringer rounds off the NAMM weekend with a spectacular semi-modular monosynth called Crave that's fat, groovy, with a cool sequencer and loads of patch points for only $199 - Behringer wins.