Can GForce capture the character of the legendary Oberheim 8‑Voice in software?
This may offend certain modular enthusiasts, but I’m a big believer in restriction aiding creativity. Eurorack designers...
I don’t think I’ve ever been as pleasantly surprised by a module as much as I have with the Data Bender...
Newfangled Audio’s Generate soft synth embraces chaos...
Does Roland’s software Juno 60 capture the magic of the original?
Black Corporation have taken a single monophonic voice from Deckard’s Dream, made a few tweaks and packaged it into Eurorack format.
Alongside the people who make them, Patrick Gleeson has probably done more than anyone else to introduce synthesizers to popular music.
Korg’s Nautilus puts much of the functionality of the Kronos into a far more affordable instrument.
Pads are the glue that holds entire genres of music together. We look at how you can improve yours.
As one third of the second incarnation of Scritti Politti, David Gamson was the man behind the polished, groove-laden sound of the band’s second album Cupid & Psyche ’85 and their third album, Provision.
The Tasty Chips GR‑1 makes granular synthesis more approachable than ever.
The SWN is a fairly big 26HP six‑voice module capable of creating slowly morphing drones, polyphonic melodies, evolving sequences and a vast range of rich textures.
Qu‑Bit’s Surface collects together several percussive‑style physical modelling algorithms in one 10HP module.
Drum re‑synthesizer instrument or sound designer’s new best friend?
The Syntrx is not a clone, but its inspiration is clear. Can it recapture the spirit of the legendary EMS Synthi?
Imogen Heap chats to Caro C about her music tech projects, including MiMU Gloves, Glover Software, interacting through VR and The Creative Passport Project.
Korg’s Opsix takes FM synthesis to places it’s never been before.
A conquering hero returns to the fray after long years in exile. Does the new Prophet Rev 4 still have the power to take on the world?
The Cobalt 8 is a beautifully judged virtual analogue synth.
Novation have injected the Bass Station II with a healthy dose of Aphex acid.
True to form, Teenage Engineering’s approach to modular synthesis is about as idiosyncratic as it gets.
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