We saw the prototype at Superbooth but now Analogue Solutions have named it and told us it's coming very soon. Generator is a 3 channel CV step sequencer and gate sequencer and the leaked images look awesome.
The MOD Duo guitar pedal gets upgraded to the MOD Duo X and placed on the desktop. Apparently, It contains an infinite amount of effects, instruments and MIDI utilities but details are still a bit sketchy.
The Mac Mini has always been an opportunity for musicians to set up a reasonably capable Mac rig for music production. However, it hasn't been updated since 2014! Has Apple forgotten or there's more to come?
Studio Electronics has revamped their entire Boomstar desktop monosynth line giving them a much smarter front panel and wooden ends. And they are releasing the Boomstar 8106 with Juno-to-Jupiter filter ...
Sheffield hosted the second UK SynthFest on the 7th October presented by Sound On Sound magazine. I walked the floor, played with all manner of synths and noise machines and met the people who made them.
The beta version of VCV Rack offers 27 virtual Eurorack modules from the likes of Mutable Instruments, Befaco and Synthesis Technology. It's free and gives you an entire Eurorack modular system on the desktop.
Analogue Solutions announce the second in their desktop analogue SynthBlock series. Dr Strangelove is a fabulous yellow ring modulator with some explosive artwork. Let's hope it sounds as good as it looks.