WMD, a manufacturer of modular synthesisers, guitar pedals, and standalone musical instruments has released Fracture, which is a multi-particle percussion synthesiser module for small-format Eurorack modular systems that apply concepts from classic analogue clap circuits to granular synthesis techniques to generate a wide palette of sounds while maintaining a simple, intuitive interface with a price of $269.
Spectrasonics has announced a significant update of Omnisphere, the virtual instrument synth powerhouse.
Omnisphere 2.5 offers a Hardware Synth Integration feature, which allows well-known hardware synthesisers hands-on control of Omnisphere’s newly-expanded synthesis capabilities.
IK Multimedia has joined the ever growing company of brands vying for a slice of the hardware synth market announcing the new IK Multimedia UNO Synth - a sub $200 and in their words "true-analog, ultra-portable monophonic synthesizer."
Having shown the Magneto Eurorack module at The 2018 NAMM Show, Strymon is proud to announce the availability of its first foray into the Eurorack small-format modular market with a Four Head dTape Echo & Looper module designed to create expansive soundscapes and evolving, otherworldly tones.
In this series of video from the team at UK pro audio retailer KMR, synth specialist Tom Lewis shows us around the Buchla Music Easel.
Pittsburgh Modular Synthesizers is now taking preorders on its Microvolt 3900 taking a new approach to building a contemporary analogue monosynth with innovative and unconventional features designed to make it stand out from the sound of the crowd.
What we got to see at NAMM before the show even opened.
With so many new products launched in 2017 is there in your opinion one stand out product? Is there one synth that is either so good or so original, or both that you think deserves to be the Synth of 2017?
Arnar Adalsteinsson, THE vintage synth guy in Iceland, shows us the rarities in his repair and mod shop.
The Bob Moog Foundation is raffling a Vintage Memorymoog in their 2017 Summer Raffle. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Foundation’s educational and historic preservation initiatives.
After some sneaky pics doing the rounds and rumours abounding (which we feel sure Roland would have been happy about), Roland has unveiled their new TR-08 and SH-01 redux of the classic Roland SH101 synth and TR808 Rhythm Composer.
Both the TR-08 and SH-01A are digital takes of the originals; this is not to say they are bad, simply different. Roland is taking advantage of the things that digital offers such as lower power consumption.
Other than that significant architectural difference, they are as near as dammit button for button and knob for knob the same.
Russ Hughes shares the time he made a sale he has been regretting ever since. Read it and weep then share your own stories.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to integrate studio outboard gear into Studio One to be used like plug-ins. Watch the tutorial to see how easy it is to set up external audio hardware for use in Studio One. Before you know it you'll be using your outboard compressors, EQ and effects units like plug-ins. This process is effortless and even accounts for any latency.
In this video tutorial, you will learn a workflow that will enable you to quickly audition hardware analog synths in Pro Tools using playlists. This is a great way of testing out synth sounds from hardware analogue synths that have no presets.
In this video tutorial, you will learn the benefits of re-amping virtual instruments and synth tracks through hardware pre-amps. This process adds harmonic content to tracks helping them sit better in a mix. This demonstration uses Pro Tools 11, AIR Hybrid and the Universal Audio Twinfinity 710 showing you the effect on a synth bass and poly synth.