Superbooth 2019 is here! ·
Twelve months have rolled by since Berlin’s übertrendy synthfest Superbooth18 closed its doors. But that’s OK, ‘cos the 2019 edition is finally upon us! Running from 9-11 May 2019, Superbooth with be the launchpad for a raft of new releases from well-known names as well as a bunch of new curiosities no one even knew they needed. Eurorack modules, classic synth clones, desktops, bizarre sound mangling devices – we’re covering all the action from Superbooth 2019. Spotted a piece of interesting news we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below!
An 8 trigger output drum track and 3 melodic CV/Gate tracks make Ground Control one powerful and versatile Eurorack performance sequencer. It can even power your whole case.
Along with a very precise Precision Voltages module comes the more out-there Entropic Doom Noisillator and the Lunar Module Apollo Communications emulator.
An image allegedly taken from Thomann may have given the game away on the Digitone Keys, a weird looking mashup between the Digitone synthesizer and a MIDI keyboard - if this is genuine...
The 01/IV makes its debut at Superbooth with 4 channels of analogue drum synthesis that can cross-modulate. There's no sequencer, USB or CV connections so you'll need to get MIDI into it from somewhere.
UNO Drum is a 12-track drum machine featuring 6 analogue sounds and many more PCM ones in a compact form that makes it easy to bash out rhythms and create patterns. A percussive partner to UNO, then.
It's an unusual configuration for a Eurorack oscillator but SoundForce has gone all in on the sliders with their DCO Digitally Controller Oscillator based upon the architecture of the Juno-60/106.
Gibbon Digital is bringing an interesting console-style Eurorack case that perfectly fits their TK-1 1U keyboard and their other modules. They also have an iOS step-sequencer on the way.
Building on its reveal last year Vladimir Pantelic brings his QD - Quad Drum Voice digital drum sound source refined and ready for release to this years Superbooth.
With dual oscillators, dual filters, dual modulators the NYX V2 embraces duophonic voices through a paraphonic architecture and a multi-faceted reverb.
Steinberg and Music Mind Labs have got together to turn virtual instrument Retrologue 2 into a hardware desktop synthesizer via their ELK MusicOS. The prototype will be revealed at Superbooth.
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!
Finegear will reveal the Arkive_Effects at Superbooth 2019. It's a box with seven analog effects, including a spring reverb, delay, phaser, and saturation.
Keeping the dual nature of the original NYX the NYX V2 expands and deepens the possibilities and the patching into other modular gear. Check out this preliminary video.
A range of electro-acoustic noise boxes made by Berlin-based 10cars that look like they were found in an abandoned 1970s school room. The unseasonably named Autumn Soundboxes will be at Superbooth.
Pittsburgh Modular has a custom Eurorack synthesizer designed for sound design and experimentation to reveal at Superbooth. The Voltage Reseach Laboratory could get very interesting.
The tease machine leading up to Superbooth has started and IK Multimedia are dropping clues to a new device they are bringing to the show. Knobs seem to be the focus, which is nice.