Top 5 Best Condenser Microphones 2017

26 Dec 2017 · 2017 saw microphone manufacturers of all sizes introducing new condensers of wildly different prices. The trend, though, is towards technology growing more affordable. Here are our top 5 favorite condenser ...

Top 5 Synthesizers of 2017

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.

Top 5 best studio and creative effect plug-ins

23 Dec 2017 · As 2017 nears its end, it's time to round up Gearnews' top 5 favorite plug-ins for this year. Putting this list together was difficult, for the past 12 months saw so many awesome releases!
miniMO with MIDI

miniMO 8-bit synth becomes midiMO mini sequencer

22 Dec 2017 · The tiny 8-bit modular miniMO open source synthesizer now has an alternative MIDI Sequencer firmware. Add the MIDI Accessory Set and it becomes midiMO the world's smallest MIDI Step Sequencer.

Whatever happened to these synths from 2017?

21 Dec 2017 · What happened to those synths we got excited about earlier in the year that never appeared? I've dug around to see what's MIA and what might still be coming plus an update on those TR-808 Adidas Trainers.