After a teaser video that left little in any doubt that Cherry Audio were working on a CS-80 emulation, they have surprised many by announcing GX-80.
Kate Bush is back in the charts again with her 1985 single, Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God). We take a deep dive into the song's production.
Behringer reckons they can squeeze an authentic Yamaha CS-80 analogue voice into the shell of their Mini-synth series. Wow! A fun-sized replicant.
Behringer shares a workshop photo and a bit of story behind the development of its CS-80 clone. The bottom line? It's all going to take some time.
Behringer has posted a picture of some old circuit board with the announcement that they have started work on an "exciting synthesizer" - can you guess what it is?
Rita and Ora has produced the remarkable J.F. Sebastian editor and companion tool for the Deckard's Dream synthesizer. It includes bank loading, automation and a Timbre Space in which to find new sounds.
Black Corporation has taken a single voice from the Deckard's Dream and squished it into the Eurorack format as the fabulous looking Deckard's Voice with a load of CV control.
The first DS-80 design kept the bank of preset sliders and had a very small ribbon, the second design put the performance controls out of reach. Uli is hoping third time's the charm.
Uli Behringer has improved upon his design of the DS-80 after taking on board many of the comments from the synth community. There's still some work to do though.
It's less than a week since Yamaha asked around for interest in reissuing the CS-80 synthesizer and now Behringer has a complete design for their own DS-80 on the table and are asking for input.
A few hours after it emerged that Yamaha was gauging interest in the potential reissue of the classic CS-80 synthesizer Behringer teases that they were thinking the exact same thing. AND IT'S TRUE!
Yamaha's R&D department casually asks some Yamaha insiders whether they'd like an authentic CS-80 reissue or perhaps an evolved super synth, you know, if they were to build one...
A Black Corporation Instagram photo reveals the new Deckard's Dream Expander is ready to go and will be on show in Anaheim at NAMM 2018 along with this dream of a synthesizer.
Replikator goes back to the original Blade Runner soundtrack and crafts sounds that reflect the best of Vangelis' soundscapes. Rich tones, deep textures and playable noises in a dramatic GUI.
Roland and Studio Electronics kick off a new partnership with the stunning SE-02 Boutique synthesizer. What could be next? how about an ARP 2600 clone - the SE-26?
Don't have enough cash for a Deckard's Dream? We've got you covered with Arminator, a free Yamaha CS-80 virtual instrument with a Vangelis inspired soundbank by Armin Kujashi.
Inspired by the Yamaha CS-80 and in celebration of the future-scapes of Vangelis Deckard's Dream is not replicant, it's a living breathing analogue 8 voice polysynth of the gods.