24 Jan · Intellijel introduce us to dual channel quantizing and SH-101 style sequencing in Scales and a 4 channel gate sequencer in Steppy that you can program in steps or on-the-fly
24 Jan · Four skinny modules from the masters of space saving in the 2HP DC offset, physically modelled Bell, Grain granular processing and Sine VCO with wavefolding an unusual sub output.
24 Jan · Qu-Bit has three new modules for us this year: Prism the stereo signal processor and filter, Bloom a weird fractal sequencer and a very welcome update to the Chord polyphonic oscillator.
24 Jan · An unexpected little desktop synthesizer from Moog. The Moog Sirin is based upon the Moog Taurus sound engine and modelled on the compact form of the Moog Minitaur but the joyfulness is all its own.
24 Jan · Will the Stylophone GEN R-8 be the synthesizer that finally shakes them free from the ghost of Rolf Harris and the toy synth for kids? Could be! Updated with walkthrough video.
24 Jan · A brand new bumper bonus bundle of synths, effects, instruments and loops are yours for free with the Komplete Start collection with Kontakt 6 and Reaktor 6 players.
24 Jan · Although it's yet to get its official release check out our no-talking demonstration of the Behringer RD-808 Rhythm Composer.
24 Jan · The red version of the MS-101 gets officially launched on the Behringer website and we now have all the details including a no-talking sound only video of the synth in action.
24 Jan · A chunky update to the Absolute collection of Steinberg HALion, instruments and synthesizers including the new Groove Agent 5, HALion 6 and HALion Sonic 3.
24 Jan · The Waldorf Quantum V2.0 firmware brings in a modular synthesis engine with 6 "Kernel" oscillators that can be waveforms, wavetable, samples or noise combined into a single complex oscillator.
24 Jan · Trident is a Multi-Synchronic Oscillator Ensemble which invites three oscillators to play with each other in synchronous, symmetrical and zing modulated ways. Updated with video!
23 Jan · THERE ARE NO NEW SYNTHS! (yet) Behringer treats us to a rambling conversation and improvised demo of four of their new synthesizers the Vocoder VC340, MS-101, RD-808 and Odyssey.
23 Jan · Perhaps "inspired" by the reaction to the Make Noise QPAS quad filter, Andrew Morelli of Steady State Fate has shared a photo of their Stereo Dipole and suggests that we should hold out for that.
23 Jan · Make Noise release an intense stereo filtering experience in the impossibly named QPAS with 4 filter cores with high, low and band-pass outputs and a new one called Smile pass. Fascinating.
23 Jan · Plankton Electronics reveal the ENVF envelope follower, SPICEVCF filter and NUTONE dual channel distortion.
23 Jan · With little fanfare the Vocoder VC340 creeps onto their webpage but without a price, videos and no shops seem to have a listing yet - but it's officially released! Update: Price $599 available in March