07 Jun · SubLab pulls together a number of digital and analogue processes to craft a bass sound in a single instrument that would normally take multiple plug-ins to achieve.
07 Jun · A software simulation of a vintage Russian photoelectronic musical instrument, Virtual ANS draws music and atmospheric sounds from sonograms of sounds, images, artwork and musical recordings.
06 Jun · Behringer promised an ARP 2600 ages ago and now we're seeing the pieces come together. Imaginatively called the 2600 we get our first look at the case and features of this highly anticipated clone.
06 Jun · A new and evolved version of Elephant turns the Microsoft Surface Dial into a smoothly turnable MIDI controller and instant mouse-over grabber of plug-in knobs and sliders.
05 Jun · TTSH or Two Thousand Six Hundred is an ARP 2600 project by Swedish DIY producers The Human Comparator. Preorders have just opened on the new version 4 which should be available in August.
04 Jun · Nylon is a cool looking synthesizer that uses oscillators based on geometry to define the timbre via a circular path. Then it's all morphing, modulation and movement for there into unexplored sounds.
03 Jun · More teases for more synths pouring out of that leaky Behringer marketing department and splattering all over Facebook. Plus it looks like the Pro-1 is nearing completion.
30 May · Phase Plant has the potential to be a massively interesting synthesizer creating a huge variety of sounds while having the room to expand within itself with their Snap-In system
29 May · The Quad Operator pulls out the essential elements of FM synthesis and lays it out on a matrix grid of modulation. Playing with operators has never been so intuitive or rewarding.
28 May · U-He has brought HIVE bang up to date with a fresh new look, new sounds, better workflow and a whole West Coast function generator modulation section, "Shape Sequencing" and a ruddy great big scope.
28 May · The Gamechanger Audio Motor Synth is looking for funding and preorders. The first 50 investors get one for $749. These will sell like motorised hotcakes.
24 May · Discrete Synthesizers have released their reworking of the ARP 2500 modular synthesizer into Eurorack form. Based on all the original circuitry these authentic modules are selling out fast.
22 May · The first DS-80 design kept the bank of preset sliders and had a very small ribbon, the second design put the performance controls out of reach. Uli is hoping third time's the charm.
22 May · A year late but the OSC1 Cyclical Engine is ready for preorders and brings a twisted modulated take on the humble oscillator while we get a glimpse of the triple Curtis 3340 based Recombinator Engine
20 May · Sounds Machines are taking their touch Lightstrip technology to a new level with the EuroTouch format. One format, 14 modules all with 4 channels of touch built in.
17 May · Uli Behringer has improved upon his design of the DS-80 after taking on board many of the comments from the synth community. There's still some work to do though.