21 Aug · A fierce analog multimode filter with three stages of gain, distortion and drive, two CV controls over cutoff and one over the self-oscillating resonance. The vcf1's clean layout belies its more extreme heart.
21 Aug · It's a new concept in sequencing where melodies are generated from triggers. Tonic has 1 adjustable and 5 fixed intervals with trigger inputs and manual buttons - can someone please explain it to me?
21 Aug · If a piano fell through a worm hole from the future then this would be it. The mPIANO is an exquisitely designed MPE controller beautifully built by Austrian company ALPHA Pianos.
20 Aug · Future Sound Systems have been working with Chris Carter and Roy Gwinn to recreate Throbbing Gristle's classic Gristleizer guitar effects sound in Eurorack. We got our first look at ModularMeets Leeds.
19 Aug · Urs Heckmann of U-He has been publishing videos of his modular musical creations from his Eurorack system. Could this be an indication of the next software synth he's developing?
18 Aug · In a compact 6HP with monophonic and duophonic modes over 2 MIDI channels the Erica Synths Black MIDI-CV v2 can bring MIDI back into your Eurorack with ease and simplicity.
17 Aug · Puremagnetik release Console Y, an expanded library of the Ensoniq ARS-X across Ableton, Logic and Kontakt formats, but only in their Spark subscription service. Does $8 a month work for you?
16 Aug · uniCYCLE is an analog oscillator with 6 waveforms and PWM. quadroPOL is a polarising VCA with hidden depths as a ring modulator, attenuator, inverter and CV source. Pure understated Vermona quality.
15 Aug · Thought you had enough drums with the 20GB in Superior Drummer 2? Oh no, Superior Drummer 3 has 230GB of drums, just drums, over just 6 kits. It's the biggest drum source ever!
15 Aug · PolyGAS is a very capable granular synth. It's easy to use, it has a good range of preset sounds and wave files, looks fabulous and works a treat. And it's free. That's very useful indeed.
14 Aug · New kids on the block Sound Machinery launch their first two products for Kontakt, The Morphologist synthesizer and DR.110 REDUX. And to celebrate you can have the drum machine for free.
13 Aug · Soundless is a cool little VST synthesizer with a fierce amount of resonance and loudness. It's the first VSTi from TopSounds and they believe it's going to be the best thing ever!
10 Aug · 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.
09 Aug · A vintage 1984 Memorymoog Plus synthesizer is up for grabs in this summer's Bob Moog Foundation raffle. The "Plus" version has MIDI and a sequencer and it's worth $10,000 for a $25 ticket.
08 Aug · Behringer post a mysterious image on Facebook of what appears to be an action shot of an MS-101 synthesizer complete with modulation grip - is this an SH-101 clone?
08 Aug · Here it is, the Boutique synthesizer we've all been waiting for. Roland announces the SH-01A, their 4 voice polyphonic ACB reissue of the classic SH-101.