Synthheads everywhere are either making their way to Berlin this week for Superbooth18 or glued to their media feeds: the year’s most exciting event for electronic music creation is almost upon us. Follow all the latest news from Berlin here!
Upping the ante on the Tanzbar 2 by adding 8 channels of sampling next to the analogue drum tracks, a bass synth, analogue filters, LFOs for every channel, multiple outputs and up to 64 steps of sequencing.
Abstract Data were showing off their ADE-40 Shaping VCO with inbuilt voltage controlled waveshaping and a couple of other forthcoming modules including a new feedback looped filter and an updated Logic Boss.
Boutique module makers Instruó reveal two new analogue oscillators and complex cross modulating one, an ARP 2500 based filter and a CV generating mixer. Most are now available to buy on their updated website.
The Erebus was dead, then it was DIY and now there's a brand new version - long live Erebus 3! Sporting an extra 7 waveform oscillator for sound, FM and LFO plus 35 patch points the Erebus really comes of age.
While we're all focused on hardware Noise Engineering sneak in a reveal of Rack Extensions of Basimilus Iteritas, Loquelic Iteritas Percido and Manis Iteritas they've made for Reason. VST versions to follow.
The Behringer onslaught continues with their long-awaited take on the classic Roland SH-101. The MS-101 replicates but also enhances with a triangle wave, FM, improved sequencer and the modulation grip as ...
The strangely named Gilbert is a homage to the best era of Roland synths. Featuring technology from the SH-101, SH-09 and MC-202. It will be available in two weeks as a kit so you can build yourself a classic.
Following an update to version 2.5, Spectrasonics' software synth powerhouse Omnisphere will integrate with over 20 hardware synths by the likes of Moog, DSI, Roland, KORG, Behringer, Novation, and others.