15 Oct · Celebrating the Launchpad's 10th anniversary, Novation has unveiled the Launchpad X and the updated Launchpad Mini. They have everything we loved about the previous versions, but what's new?
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17 Sep · Novation has come up with a new and improved version of the LaunchKey Mini. They've added a creative arpeggiator and chord mode and brought it in-line with the style of their SL Mk3 super-controller.
15 May · Superbooth 2019 was packed with inspiringly fabulous noise making machinery and sound shaping systems of synthesis - our synth expert Robin has plucked out his 5 fave synths from the show.
09 May · Novation release Summit their new flagship polyphonic synthesizer which is like two Peaks stuffed into a keyboard but with almost every parameter out on the front panel. How will they top that?
07 May · Fantastic new synthesizer coming from Novation which mashes together the Peak and the SL MkIII controller keyboard into one marvellously polyphonic synthesizer. Novation has reached the Summit!
14 Apr · The Novation Bass Station II gets a new firmware update with an AFX Mode inspired by Richard James of Aphex Twin which puts different patches on every key.
05 Dec 2018 · How about a fist full of new wavetables, microtuning, double the LFOs, effects modulation, pitch bend mapping and useful initialisation options? Not bad for an update to the Novation Peak.
02 Nov 2018 · A new firmware update for the Bass Station II brings paraphonic modes, filter keyboard tracking, envelope retriggering, microtuning and breaks the oscillators to make them a bit more vintage.
10 Oct 2018 · Novation updates their SL range of controller keyboards with five little screens, dual CV/Gate outputs and a polyphonic 8-track sequencer. The SL Mk III is packed full of versatile controlling action.
16 Jun 2018 · Novation's commitment to developing products after release continues with the 1.2 update to Circuit Mono Station. You get a bunch of new features that feel like they should have always been there.
24 Dec 2017 · Was 2017 a classic year for synthesizers? Which synths captured the imagination, the sonic excitement and hands-on controllability that make for an awesome creative sound machine? Here are my thoughts on that.
16 Nov 2017 · Now you can remix other people's loop packs on any computer in the cool, browser-based Launchpad Arcade from Novation Music. You can even use it with the hardware Launchpad if you have it.
27 Sep 2017 · Novation grant more wishes with the Circuit 1.6 update including the long-awaited ability to pan, mute effects, put in some micro steps and dim the lights.
18 Jun 2017 · We've rounded up six of the best groovebox apps available on Apple's platform - all are worthy of your attention and great at what they do, though they feel completely different from each other...
26 Apr 2017 · Here's a round-up of the cool things our resident synth specialist Robin Vincent found at the electronic music technology synth-fest that is Superbooth 2017.
19 Apr 2017 · A new paraphonic analogue synth and sequencer box from Novation. The Circuit Mono Station Synthesizer is Novation's second big reveal of Superbooth 2017.