Described as an 'organismic synthesizer', the Lyra-8 doesn't merely produce wailing sirens, it excels at screams, drones and a great many flavours of crunchy dissonance.
Hardware controller specialists Nektar turn their attention to software with the versatile and capable Bolt synthesizer.
As rare and expensive as it is desirable, Roland's celebrated modular system has always been out of reach for most of us, but now the company have recreated it for Eurorack.
Sequential founding father and synth designer Dave Smith made time at Synthplex 2019 to discuss the current state of play of the wonderful world of synthesis.
Arturia built their reputation on software recreations of classic synths, now they're back with one of their own.
The Medusa combines analogue and digital, synthesizer and sequencer — and even throws in a controller for good measure.
Waldorf's new flagship synthesizer is complex, versatile and hugely ambitious.
I love my Electro‑Harmonix Small Stone phasers so I was delighted when AJH Synth announced that their Mega-Phase 12 Eurorack...
Qu-Bit are bringing Scanned Synthesis to the Eurorack party, a form of organic wavetable synthesis which has hitherto been unavailable in hardware form...
While emulations of other classic analogue synths abound, there's only ever been one way to get your hands on a CS80 — until now.
Vowel is a digital oscillator module with all the gubbins you might need in order to get vowel sounds with just a trio of controls.
Looking for pre-mixer sweetening? Finaliser R‑EQ offers three-band parametic EQ, a two-way aural enhancer that works on the top and bottom end of the audio, and basic DSP effects like reverb and delay.
Korg bring West Coast modular synthesis to the masses with their most ambitious Volca yet.
Make Noise proudly promote the René as "the world's only 3D Cartesian Music Sequencer". I had no idea either, but it's been...
If you're Eurorack curious but short on space or cash — or simply allergic to 3.5mm patch cables — Softube's Modular might be for you.
Pittsburgh's desktop semi-modular has its eye set firmly on the experimental.
IK Multimedia's UNO packs a surprisingly capable analogue monosynth into an attractively priced and eminently portable box.
Yamaha's seriously capable MODX is a Montage for the masses.
Thankfully Bassline is not a TB‑303 clone: its acidic pedigree is very much its own.
It's hard to imagine any modular system not benefiting from a dash of randomness; Marbles offers three streams of triggers/gates and four voltages...
Audio Damage’s latest plug-in instrument gives an accessible but versatile take on granular synthesis.
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