Software makers and distributors Ilio teamed up with sound designer Reverb Machine to create 'Classic Sounds', based on synth sounds by such well-known artists as Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Joy Division and ABBA.
The term ‘tracker’ describes an early form of sequencing that originated on the Amiga computer and they may yet make a mainstream comeback, thanks to this intriguing new device from Polish synth-makers Polyend.
With little advance warning, Roland have unleashed a new flagship workstation-cum-synthesizer which builds on the Fantom's legacy with a brand-new design developed from the ground up for modern music production. It comes in three models: Fantom 6 (61 keys), Fantom 7 (76 keys) and the 88-key Fantom 8. Read the Sound On Sound full in-depth review here.
In 1969 Dr. Peter Zinovieff, David Cockerell and Tristram Cary founded Electronic Music Studios (London) Ltd, creators of the first commercially available portable synthesizer, the now world famous EMS VCS3.