06 Aug · The awesome ASM Hydrasynth is getting even better with the latest firmware update. Version 1.5 adds a bunch of new filters, modulation capabilities and microtonal scales.
02 Aug · Cool new sample packs! 808s that can be easily modified, a traditional Chinese stringed instrument, everything you need to get your rave on, and a versatile virtual bass plug-in. Let's dive in!
31 Jul · 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?
31 Jul · The Sequential Pro 3 is a delicious multi-filter mono and 3-VCO and 3-voice paraphonic synth that features a Wavetable oscillator they've just opened up to user-created wavetables.
31 Jul · Blend will mix and control the amps, Tilt will function generate and envelope and Steps will burst with random looping stepped CV. Three solid new modules from After Later Audio.
31 Jul · The best sample packs this week: 3 drum bundles with vintage vibes, samples for Serum and Sylenth1, orchestral audio and sci-fi sounds from the 70s and 80s. Enjoy!
31 Jul · Possibly the oddest and most intriguing CV generator we've come across is the Press Controller from Softwire Synthesis that uses a chunky "button" to convert pressure into control voltage.
28 Jul · The Arturia KeyLab 88 MkII is a chunky beast of a controller with a fat weighted keyboard but it lacked something to stand on - until now! Here are some stylish wooden legs that are just the job.
27 Jul · Stunningly futuristic portable games machine with built-in Nanoloop sequencer and synthesizer for making music is opening for preorders on the 3rd August.
26 Jul · This week's best sample packs: ambient, atmospheric sounds with a VHS tape flavour, expertly sampled ancient Chinese chime bells, fantastic-sounding trumpets and a versatile free drum sampler.
25 Jul · The retro-style Heaven 16 sequencer is the latest in a line of intriguing analogue, handmade Eurorack from D&D Modules that you might not have come across before.
24 Jul · The Guqin is often known as "the instrument of the sages" and here Sound Magic has based their modelling on a design dating from the Tang Dynasty 1200 years ago. It sounds magnificent.
24 Jul · Revealed at NAMM but now shipping is the Qu-Bit Surface multi-timbral physical modelling Eurorack voice for plucks, strikes, bangs, chokes and spatialized stereo.
21 Jul · An interesting project is underway from Ghost In Translation building a unique modular format based on Eurorack sizing but run on Teensy boards and controlled by MIDI behind the scenes.
20 Jul · Behringer has released a bunch of photos of Eurorack modules that appear to be clones of the modules from the classic ARP 2500 synthesizer. Could this be the clone of the most desirable synth ever?
20 Jul · While Behringer fans bemoan the delayed release of the RD-9 some enterprising geezer from Stockport has the original prototype for sale - or so he says.