The Tasty Chips GR‑1 makes granular synthesis more approachable than ever.
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.
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?
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.
Given its excellent price tag, this Eurorack mixer has more features than it has any right to, and it doesn’t skimp on the sound quality.
This stereo analogue filter allows different filter modes for the left and right channels, and then messes with the dimensions of space by applying mid‑side processing afterwards.
SoundMorph’s Dust takes an interplanetary approach to granular resynthesis.
UDO Audio’s highly anticipated debut instrument is a synthesizer with a sound all of its own.
Arturia President Frédéric Brun looks back over the French company's 20-year history from their Storm software to PolyBrute.
This ensemble oscillator comprises 16 sine wave VCOs in one module, each voice of which will play different (related) programmed notes/harmonics in arrays that you can select, tweak and voltage control.
The Nord Wave 2 is a Jack of all trades and master of, well, really quite a lot!
Arturia step into the big league with their most ambitious instrument yet.
The name IO-Instruments was new to me when a box of intriguing-looking modules arrived on my doorstep. They are a ...
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