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Watch Teenage Engineering Performing Live At Brilliant Minds
Hot shot music tech developers Teenage Engineering (of OP-1 & Pocket Operator fame) performed live @Symposium Stockholm on June 11th in Stockholm, Sweden. You’ve never seen them like this before.
Jun. 11, 2015
Vince Clarke Announces New Auto Tune Eurorack MIDI to CV
Synth-pop music genius, Vince Clarke, has collaborated with Analogue Solutions to produce a range of creative Eurorack modules. His first is Auto Tune and is a MIDI to CV converter. Video below...
Mar. 18, 2015
Expert Sleepers FH-1 Eurorack Connects with MIDI Controllers, Launch Controls and iPads
Building up to NAMM comes a rather exciting announcement from Expert Sleepers. Their new FH-1 "faderhost" Eurorack module connects USB MIDI controllers to a modular synth. Watch the videos below.
Jan. 16, 2015
Novation Showcase Hardware Only Music Making Setup
Turn away from your computer screen (not just yet) and make some music! Novation show how LaunchControl XL can be the hub of your music studio using hardware to get hands-on and happy.
Dec. 27, 2014
Rob O’Reilly Guitars Launch Expressiv: MIDI Guitar System
Rob O’Reilly Guitars have launched their Expressiv: MIDI Guitar System via Kickstarter. Although already funded, this is an opportunity to support a guitar and synth in one convenient instrument.
Nov. 12, 2014
Review: Kurzweil Forte
The Kurzweil Forte features well-designed sounds, an easy to use interface and a useful LCD screen. But does this make it the king of electronic pianos? Matt Vanacoro finds out in this video review.
Oct. 27, 2014
Review: Roland System-1 Plug-Out Synth
The new Roland AIRA series initially received a mixed response from critics. But having played with the System 1 Plug-Out Synth for quite a while, Rennie Foster delivers his in-depth verdict.
Sep. 10, 2014
Korg Electribe for DJs and Music Producers with Ableton Live Workflow
Korg's new electribe promises to satisfy the needs of DJs and producers with its step sequencer, trigger pads for beat making, synth engine, effects and groove templates & Ableton Live workflow.
Sep. 7, 2014
Synthesis Survival Guide: Harmonics, Overtones, Partials
It's time to take a journey into the world of synthesis with veteran synthesists, Logic guru and musical maestro, Peter Schwartz! Here he explores harmonics, overtones and partials.
Aug. 29, 2014
Aira SH-101 Plug-Out Synth, Watch the World Premiere
Roland just launched the much anticipated AIRA System-1 synth and you've probably heard about the SH-101 plug-out... um plug-in software synth in recent days. What happens when you put them together?
Jul. 3, 2014
Arturia Announces Alluring MiniBrute SE Silver Dream Machine
Arturia's updated MiniBrute SE was in danger of stealing many a musician's heart at this Muiskmesse 2014 in Frankfurt. We saw it, touched it, played it and were suitably wowed!
Mar. 12, 2014
Nord Keyboards Announce Nord Lead A1 Analogue Modelling Synthesizer
And just before all the fun gets started at NAMM 2014, Nord Keyboards have annonced the Nord Lead A1 analogue modelling synth. Retailing at just £1299 GBP / $1799 US this one looks tasty.
Jan. 20, 2014
Review: Akai MAX25 Keyboard Controller
At first glance you may think Akai's MAX25 is just another standard MIDI Controller... you'd be mistaken! G. W. Childs discovers all the interesting possibilities with this cute & capable controller!
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 11, 2013
MIDI 2.0? Next Steps and MIDI Alternatives for Musicians
30 years on and MIDI is alive and kicking. But what about the next 30 years? What about current and future alternatives? G. W. Childs investigates the emerging technology for musicians.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 10, 2013
Review: Moog Slim Phatty
It might not be new, but the Moog Slim Phatty still draws gasps of admiration from musicians everywhere. Mo Volans digs into this modern classic by Moog to find out how it stacks up.
Nov. 4, 2013
Arturia Promotions Equal Christmas Come Early
Arturia announces Holiday season deals throughout November and December 2013. Pick up and Minibrute or SparkLE and get some instruments/packs for free!
Nov. 2, 2013
Review: Novation Bass Station II
Built on the shoulders of its classic 20 year old predecessor, the 25-key Novation Bass Station 2 looks the part. Find out how this cute, analog, monophonic synth fares in our feature review.
Sep. 25, 2013
Make An Arp Patch with Predator
Rob Papen's Predator is more than a synth. For some, it's on their essential studio gear list, which is no surprise as it's incredibly versatile and sounds great. G. W. tours the Arp capabilities.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 1, 2013
Review: Moog Sub Phatty
The latest of the Moog synthesisers, the gritty Sub Phatty has caused quite a stir since its release. In this in depth review, Sara Simms finds it great for both classic/retro and futuristic sounds.
Jul. 1, 2013
Review: Thor for iPad
Propellerhead create great sounding synths & playable apps for iOS devices! As soon as Thor for iPad was released, G. W. Childs, one of the original sound designers, took it for a long spin.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 21, 2013
Review: Loom, A Dream Weaver Of A Synth
Loom, an additive virtual synth from Air Music Technology, has turned a lot of heads - including Noah Pred's. Find out if this 64-bit synth sounds as good as it looks in this in depth review.
Jun. 17, 2013
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