04 Sep · The NTS-1 is an easy-to-assemble mini digital synthesizer kit with a multi-engine oscillator that's compatible with the Minilogue XD and Prologue SDK. Also features a cool ARP, filter, modulation and FX
Equipment news, leaks and tips
04 Sep · The new STL Tones Andy James Guitar Amp Plug-In Suite includes all the virtual hardware you need for your DAW to capture Andy's modern guitar tones.
04 Sep · Electro-Harmonix is usually associated with guitar effects pedals. Its new consumer product is Bluetooth in-ear earbuds to rival Apple's AirPods. Can EHX take any market share off Apple & co.?
03 Sep · According to disgruntled employees, Native Instruments is haemorrhaging staff and closing down parts of its business - while Behringer throws out a safety net. It's all a bit nuts, to be honest.
03 Sep · Want to make beats on the plane without knocking over your neighbour's coffee? The Arturia Microlab USB keyboard controller fits on your tray table and comes with some cool road-worthy ideas.
03 Sep · Keeley's new DCR pedal is a two-channel effect that has overdrive on the right and modulation on the left. Combine the two for some classic modulated rock tones.
03 Sep · Based on the virtual synthesizer models of the old CreamWare Pulsar platform the weird-looking Dino Park box comes with 3 classic synths and room for 29 more. Build your own virtual synth box.
03 Sep · The Hydrasynth has 3 oscillators per voice, 8 voices with mutant modulators, detunable wavestacking, wave morphing and a surprisingly useful number of knobs and hands-on controls for a digital synth.
03 Sep · An elegant new arch top boutique jazzer from London's Fibonacci Guitars. The new Ambassador model is available from September and you have plenty of custom options to choose from when ordering.
03 Sep · The AI Synthesis AI008 Matrix Mixer is a neat and versatile signal router and mixer of CV or audio from 4 places into 3 destinations. A useful module that's also a great starter kit for your first DIY
02 Sep · Apparently there's a Synth Tool settings app for all Behringer's synths that includes a piano roll editor for the sequencer on the MS-1 and Odyssey to set rachet, glide, length and accent per note.
02 Sep · James Iha and Jeff Schroeder have been playing three unidentified singlecuts on the Smashing Pumpkins reunion tour 2019. Are we about to see new signature models? And made by whom?
01 Sep · This week, our list of the best free plug-ins starts off with a cool 3-oscillator synth. There's also been a new Spitfire LABS release (yay!). Check out Brutal 2, London Atmos and Rough Rider 2.
01 Sep · Widening its burgeoning product pallette still further, Joyo has introduced a hand held sustainer called the JGE-01 that will cost quite a bit less than the EBow. But will it be as popular?
01 Sep · This Epiphone limited run of Pro & Lite models includes some sweet new colours and upgraded pickups, across the Casino, Les Paul and SG models.
31 Aug · Hiroaki Nishijima, the Japanese synthesizer legend who built the original Korg MS-20, has joined Behringer to lead their new hi-tech R&D centre in Tokyo and he's looking for people to join his team.