06 Dec · DrumComputer pulls together 8 sound engines, layered synthesis, sequencing, performance controls and effects into a deliciously vintage-looking beat making virtual drum machine.
06 Dec · Moog Music has announced that they've put Moogfest 2020 on hold for logistical reasons in order to focus on the future and to investigate new ways of exploring the future of music, art and technology.
05 Dec · Eurorack modular continues to generate interesting pathways into sound and synthesis and is becoming more accessible all the time. Here's our choice of modules that stood out this year.
04 Dec · It's Korg's turn to tease with a little video on the Korg UK Instagram channel. It reports to be a "New Legendary Synthesizer Recreation" and Korg says that "something super exciting is coming!"
04 Dec · Radioactive is a 6HP digital chiptune-inspired synth voice for Eurorack with 5 different waveshaping modes, 3 oscillators with selectable waveforms, multi-mode envelope, quantizing and slew.
04 Dec · Waldorf Music celebrates 30 years in the business with a very limited edition version of what they are calling the Quantum Shadow. They will make only 30.
04 Dec · Tesseract has taken the Open Source 16n Faderbank project and respun it into a Eurorack module with 16 CV inputs and outputs, MIDI and USB MIDI, and I2C connections.
04 Dec · Pittsburgh has released a neat and perfectly formed bucket brigade "Analog Delay Unit" taken straight from the Lifeforms Voltage Lab modular synthesizer.
01 Dec · DOT is a compact and rather lovely looking Eurorack module that can generate up to 3 channels of trigger patterns either Euclidean or entered by hand. Interesting patterns are bound to ensue.
01 Dec · Amidst all the Black Friday madness, here's our collection of this week's free plug-ins! We've got a synth with some cool rhythmic features, a graphic equalizer and an Upright Piano VSTi.
27 Nov · Arturia has released a major update to their flagship synthesizer the MatrixBrute. It tackles many of the requests and bugs and improves the modulation engine, sequencer and preset management.
27 Nov · Somewhere, lost in the realms of internet shorthand Bastl Instruments has released an unfortunately named passive mute module called LOL.
27 Nov · Sampleson has released a one-button polyphonic synthesizer called Push. It will create a new patch every time you hit the button - it doesn't get much simpler than that and it's completely free.
26 Nov · Behringer has revealed the outcome of their Model D Warp Drive tease video - it's a polyphonic version called the Poly D and it looks like a proper synth - hooray! UPDATE: Preorders open for £599!
26 Nov · Orba is a synthesizer, a looper and a MIDI controller in a grapefruit inspired widget that you can tap, stroke and wave about to make instantly awesome music and beats - it's the band in your hand.
25 Nov · Analogue Solutions has released an all-new Vostok. Taking the best bits from the V2 and V3 the Vostok 2020 brings the pin matrix back in a serious-looking, upright analogue power-synth.