18 Dec · Reason is the modular workstation we didn't realise we had. Complex-1 literally brings all that patching to the fore with a sublime modular synthesizer Rack Extension with both West and East coast flavours.
18 Dec · Uli Behringer updates us on the forthcoming MS-101. As with many others promised for the end of the year it's taking longer than expected but it's now in pre-production and we could see it early next year.
17 Dec · Ellistronics is at it again with the handmade synthesizers of notes and noises. This time it's all Sewn into a bit of old sack and solar powered for ultimate portability.
17 Dec · After months of complaints from Prologue users Korg finally steps up and deals with the oscillator tuning issues on their hybrid polyphonic synthesizer
14 Dec · A Bassdrum, Snare, Hi-Hat and Clap in four DIY modules that use DSP based virtual analog as their sound source and let you morph through the synthesis parameters in XY 2D. Very cool kits.
14 Dec · Native Instruments loves a bit of Christmas and you can always count on them to fire out something free and something cool around the holidays. This year it's a free version of TRK-01, a voucher and a prize ...
13 Dec · The Neutron 2.0 firmware update brings a load of new stuff, features and improvements completely free to all users plus a new Neutron App to get into the details that the knobs don't provide.
13 Dec · A whopping great big update to the original software sample library workstation. SampleTank 4 has 5 times the content, a redesigned sound engine, mixer, editing and grooving.
12 Dec · Teenage Engineering weighs in on reports that the OP-1 portable synthesizer has been discontinued prompting inflated second-hand prices. They are just tooling up for another run.
11 Dec · Arturia has dropped Pigments, a visually enticing mega-synth that takes modulation, randomisation and probability to some very interesting places. Get your first in-depth look here!
11 Dec · More voices and oscillators in unison than you could possibly use, doubling up on filters and arpeggiators and a complete wavetable editor make this one decent upgrade.
10 Dec · You can now design, program and build your own modules for personal use and explore polyphonic modules within the 1.1.1 update for Cherry Audio's Voltage Modular
10 Dec · Dtronics map the guts out of Roland Linear Arithmetic synthesizers and route them to 56 knobs of programming bliss on the DT-01 programmer.
08 Dec · Another classic synthesizer is about to be reborn via the fertile womb of Behringer. According to Uli Behringer's Odyssey is now not far off - exciting times.
07 Dec · A new Eurorack module from Rossum Electro that's a field of knobs and intertwined patch sockets that, apparently, is all analogue - what's it going to be?
07 Dec · Behringer sort out the Poly Chaining to make it easier to run 16 Model D synthesizers as one big enormous polysynth, and fix a couple of other things with the 1.1 update.