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    Arturia PolyBrute

    Polyphonic Synthesizer

    Arturia step into the big league with their most ambitious instrument yet.

    Reviews Oct 2020
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    4ms Listen Four, Listen Four Quarters, Listen IO & Listen Up

    Eurorack Modules

    There is no denying that 'utility' modules get a bad rap and are seen by many as uncool. But I see them more as...

    Reviews . Oct 2020
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    IO-Instruments Himalia

    Eurorack Module

    The name IO-Instruments was new to me when a box of intriguing-looking modules arrived on my doorstep. They are a ...

    Reviews Oct 2020
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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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    Clavia Nord Wave 2

    Polyphonic Synthesizer

    The Nord Wave 2 is a Jack of all trades and master of, well, really quite a lot!

    Reviews . Oct 2020
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    Modular Interfacing

    CV & The Audio Interface

    Everything you need to know to get your DAW talking to your modular system via your audio interface.

    Techniques . Sep 2020
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    Arturia OB-Xa V

    Software Synthesizer

    Arturia's latest instrument is a software recreation of Oberheim's pinstriped polysynth.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Cre8Audio NiftyBundle

    Eurorack Case & Modules

    The NiftyBundle offers an extremely affordable gateway into the world of modular synthesis.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Audio Damage Continua

    Synthesizer Plug-in

    Continua is a three-oscillator, twin-filter analogue-style synthesizer plug‑in for Mac, Windows and iOS, and there's even an experimental Linux build too.

    Reviews Aug 2020
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    Xaoc Devices Odessa

    Eurorack Module

    Xaoc's Odessa aims to bring additive synthesis to the Eurorack world.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Synthesis Techniques For Emulating Vintage Sounds

    Sound Design Workshop

    Any synth can be coaxed into producing vintage-sounding patches...

    Techniques . Aug 2020
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    XILS Lab X505

    Software Synthesizer

    XILS Lab have recreated a classic Roland string synth, and made a few improvements to boot.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Erica Synths Fusion VCF3, Fusion Modulator & Fusion VCA-Waveshaper-Ringmod

    Eurorack Modules

    The Fusion Series is all about valves. It's Erica's premium offering of Eurorack modules and is dripping with extreme saturation and deep gooey darkness.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Intellijel Tetrapad & Tête

    Eurorack Modules

    The Tetrapad and its expander, the Tête, offer a wealth of functions based around four touch- and pressure-sensitive...

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Roland Jupiter X

    Polyphonic Synthesizer

    The Jupiter name comes loaded with expectation. Can Roland hit their own high standards?

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Rhythmic Robot Audio Dark Machine

    Kontakt Instrument

    Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. From a damaged, poorly-maintained Soviet-era monosynth that suffers from crackles, frequency drift and other problems, RR saw an opportunity to create an unusual polysynth...

    Reviews Jun 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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    Qu-Bit Chord V2

    Eurorack Module

    The original Chord module, reviewed in SOS February 2017 by Jyoti Mishra, offered an excellent way to get polyphony and, more...

    Reviews . Jun 2020
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    Befaco VCMC

    Eurorack Module

    This Voltage Controlled MIDI Controller takes all your Eurorack–based manipulations and maps them to the parameters of any MIDI device.

    Reviews . Jun 2020
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    Moog Subharmonicon - EXCLUSIVE FULL REVIEW

    Semi-modular Analogue Synthesizer

    Moog love to push boundaries, and the Subharmonicon may be their most unusual synth yet.

    Reviews Jun 2020
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    Modal Electronics Argon 8X

    Wavetable Synthesizer

    Modal's Argon 8X offers a lot of synthesizer for a very compelling price.

    Reviews . Jun 2020

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