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    Synthesis / Sound Design

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    Synth Secrets

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    Waldorf STVC

    String Synthesizer & Vocoder

    The STVC is much more than just a string synth.

    Reviews Oct 2020
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    Waldorf Kyra

    Virtual Analogue Synthesizer

    Kyra's FPGA-based synth engine is technologically innovative, but what's it like as an instrument?

    Reviews Jun 2020
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    Waldorf Quantum

    Polyphonic Synthesizer

    Waldorf's new flagship synthesizer is complex, versatile and hugely ambitious.

    Reviews Apr 2019
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    Waldorf NW1 Wavetable Module

    Eurorack Module

    I can’t deny being a long-time fan of the Waldorf sound and of wavetable synthesis in general, so I was pretty keen to try out the NW1...

    Reviews Mar 2017
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    Waldorf Streichfett

    String Synthesizer

    Is the world ready for the return of the string synthesizer? Waldorf seem to think so...

    Reviews Dec 2014
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    Waldorf Pulse 2

    Analogue Synthesizer

    Waldorf have followed up their '90s blockbuster with a sequel — the Pulse 2.

    Reviews Feb 2014
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    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    Apps for your Tablet: Waldorf Nave synth, Pocket Audio Tools and Grain Science's granular synth.

    Reviews Oct 2013
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    Waldorf Rocket


    Can Waldorf’s new synth rock it? Is it easy on the pocket? We plug it into a socket...

    Reviews Jul 2013
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    Waldorf PPG Wave 3.V

    Software Synthesizer

    PPG's Wave series were sadly beyond the budget of most of us, but, through the miracle of software, the powers of these innovative synths may now be within our grasp...

    Reviews Apr 2011
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    Waldorf Blofeld Keyboard

    Digital Synthesizer

    Waldorf build on the success of their Blofeld synth by adding not only a keyboard, but also sample RAM.

    Reviews Apr 2009
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    Waldorf Blofeld

    Digital Synthesizer

    In 2004 it looked like game over for Waldorf, but the German company are back, and with a hardware synth that more than lives up to their former reputation...

    Reviews Jun 2008
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    Waldorf Microwave

    Getting Creative With Waldorf Microwave Synths


    The Microwave synths are complex beasts, so here are some hands-on tips to help you get the creative results you're after, without spending all your time programming.

    Techniques Jan 2003
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    Waldorf Micro Q

    Polyphonic Rack Synth

    Stardate 02/2001: the most compact and affordable of Waldorf's bright yellow workstation synths is beaming into the SOS Editorial dome. Is it the work of a superior intelligence, or does it have all the appeal of a Vulcan nerve-pinch? Mind-meld with Paul Nagle and find out...

    Reviews Feb 2001
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    Waldorf Q

    Rack Workstation & Software

    Waldorf's Q keyboard workstation definitely suffered by being released to the public before its operating system was completely finished or bug-free. Gordon Reid takes advantage of the release of the new Q Rack module to revisit the operating system and see how it's come on...

    Reviews Jun 2000
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    Waldorf Microwave XTk

    Wavetable Synthesizer

    Until now, the only implementation of Waldorf's wavetable synthesis with a built-in keyboard was their pricey Wave megasynth. Now, however, they've repackaged their more affordable Microwave XT in an attractive keyboard unit.

    Reviews Mar 2000
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    Waldorf Q (Preview)

    Analogue Modelling Synthesizer

    Waldorf's long-awaited Q synthesizer is now shipping, but without many of the features it will ultimately possess. Gordon Reid takes a hands-on look at what's here now and what's to come.

    Reviews May 1999
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    Waldorf Microwave XT

    Wavetable Synth

    The latest addition to Waldorf's Microwave family certainly advertises its presence. Paul Nagle finds out if the future's bright as well as orange.

    Reviews Oct 1998
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    Waldorf Microwave II

    Wavetable Synthesizer

    Waldorf have been cooking up something special for the son of their acclaimed synth dynamo, the Microwave. Paul Nagle gets quite a taste for it...

    Reviews Jul 1997
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    Waldorf Pulse Plus

    Monophonic Synthesizer

    One of the hit synths of 1996, Waldorf's Pulse is now available in a slightly upgraded version, incorporating an external audio input and CV/gate interface. Paul Nagle sets it, squizzing and phzweeing to find out exactly what has put the Plus in the Pulse.

    Reviews Feb 1997
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    Waldorf Pulse


    A monosynth that doesn't cost monopoly money? Paul Nagle thinks Waldorf's new Pulse offers the most fun you can have with your presets off...

    Reviews Feb 1996
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    Waldorf Microwave 2.0

    Wavetable Synthesizer

    Paul Nagle takes home a version 2.0 Microwave and discovers why this extraordinary instrument continues to enjoy such a long and illustrious life.

    Reviews Aug 1995


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