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Thumbnail for article: Novation are giving away an OSCar synth worth £5000

3/08/15

Novation are giving away an OSCar synth worth £5000

Synth heritage celebrated with video & vintage synth giveaway

Did you know the heritage of the modern Novation synth range spans five decades? It goes right back to EDP...

Thumbnail for article: Syntorial synth training app comes to iOS

30/07/15

Syntorial synth training app comes to iOS

Interactive synth programming app now available on the go

Audible Genius, the developer behind Syntorial, synthesizer training app that teaches synth...

Thumbnail for article: Summer NAMM 2015: Yamaha Reface DX (Video)

11/07/15

Summer NAMM 2015: Yamaha Reface DX (Video)

Compact FM synthesizer

We got a quick demo of Yamaha's new Reface DX, based on iconic FM synths such as the ubiquitous DX7. This is...

Thumbnail for article: Summer NAMM 2015: Yamaha Reface CS (Video)

10/07/15

Summer NAMM 2015: Yamaha Reface CS (Video)

Analogue modelling synth

Yamaha's new range of compact keyboards and synths, dubbed 'Reface', have certainly polarised the music...

Thumbnail for article: Novation introduce MoroderNova

13/05/15

Novation introduce MoroderNova

Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder & Novation release limited edition synth

Over an incredible five-decade career, Giorgio Moroder has been nothing less...

Thumbnail for article: Musikmesse 2015: Modal 001 (Video)

24/04/15

Musikmesse 2015: Modal 001 (Video)

Two-voice duophonic and bitimbral synthesizer

We talk to the man behind British synth brand Modal and get a quick demo of the brand new 001, the smaller...

Thumbnail for article: Musikmesse 2015: Modal Electronics 008 (Video)

17/04/15

Musikmesse 2015: Modal Electronics 008 (Video)

British-made eight-voice analogue polysynth

British electronic musical instruments manufacturer Modal Electronics have launched 008 at the...

Thumbnail for article: Roland Aira Modulars - Musikmesse 2015 (Video)

16/04/15

Roland Aira Modulars - Musikmesse 2015 (Video)

Analogue and digital synth and effects modules

We checked out the new Roland Modulars today. Hear them all in action now — The System-1m, which is the...

Thumbnail for article: Roland launch JD-XA Analogue/Digital Synth

14/04/15

Roland launch JD-XA Analogue/Digital Synth

Teased hybrid synthesizer finally fully revealed

We had a sneak preview of Roland’s new JD-XA synth back at the NAMM show in January, but Roland have now announced...

Thumbnail for article: Bastl Instruments Eurorack modular revealed

16/03/15

Bastl Instruments Eurorack modular revealed

Gorgeous oak-fronted modular system announced by Czech company

Bastle Instruments have made a name for themselves with their esoteric creations like the Trinity series of...

Thumbnail for article: Radiophonic Workshop launch Odyssey in UK

6/03/15

Radiophonic Workshop launch Odyssey in UK

Korg's ARP Odyssey demoed by BBC electronic pioneers

Last night saw Korg’s official UK launch of the highly-anticipated ARP Odyssey...

Thumbnail for article: Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 (Video)

9/02/15

Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 (Video)

Soft synth adds audio import, granular synth and more

Spectrasonics has introduced Omnisphere 2 — a major upgrade to its best-selling flagship...

Thumbnail for article: Moog update Sub 37 synth firmware, upgrade sequencer

4/02/15

Moog update Sub 37 synth firmware, upgrade sequencer

Free 1.1 update adds new sequencer mode and more

Moog's biggest news at the recent NAMM show might have been the mighty Moog Modulars, but ther engineers and...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2015: Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators (Video)

26/01/15

NAMM 2015: Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators (Video)

Rhythm, bass and lead synths for $59 each — hear them now

Teenage Engineering have always had a bit of a leftfield approach to product design, and their latest...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2015: Sequential Prophet-6 (Video)

26/01/15

NAMM 2015: Sequential Prophet-6 (Video)

Six-voice polyphonic analogue synth

It's been 30 years since the last Sequential synth, but at the NAMM show, we got a demo a brand new one from...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2015: Roland JD-Xi (Video)

25/01/15

NAMM 2015: Roland JD-Xi (Video)

Analogue/Digital crossover synth with sequencer & vocal FX

We got a look at the new JD-Xi synth from Roland at teh NAMM show today. Watch our short video for a quick...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2015: Korg MS-20M Kit & SQ1

24/01/15

NAMM 2015: Korg MS-20M Kit & SQ1

Analogue desktop rack synth kit with step sequencer

We reported on Korg's latest announcements earlier this week —...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2015: Korg ARP Odyssey (Video)

23/01/15

NAMM 2015: Korg ARP Odyssey (Video)

Duophonic synthesizer

At the NAMM show today we got a quick demo of Korg's new ARP Odyssey. For all the details,...

Thumbnail for article: Dave Smith unveils Sequential Prophet-6 analogue polysynth

23/01/15

Dave Smith unveils Sequential Prophet-6 analogue polysynth

Sequential reacquired by Dave Smith, new synth debuted

In a surprising move, Yamaha have given back the rights to the Sequential name — originally created by ...

Thumbnail for article: Akai let Timbre Wolf and Tom Cat out of the bag

22/01/15

Akai let Timbre Wolf and Tom Cat out of the bag

New analogue synth and drum machine from Akai announced

It was only nine months ago that Akai Professional took the music production world by surprise with the announcement...


 

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