Blipblox is a Synth For Kids (And Their Parents)

Blipblox is a fully functioning synthesizer for children ages 3 and older. It is fun, safe and easy to use, but in difference to most musical toys it features a digital synthesis engine with...

EDM Sounds for Touché: Expressive E Mercury Expansion

French developers Expressive E released a new set of patches for their innovative touch controller Touché. Mercury Expansion contains 80 expressive sounds with a focus on dance music genres, drawing inspiration from the likes...

Retroaktiv MPG-70 Controller For Roland Super JX-10/MKS-70

Retroaktiv Synthesizers have announced a controller for the Roland Super JX-10 and MKS-70 synthesizers, which will also work with the JX8P. The rack mountable metal case...

Vintage Keys Expansion Pack for Elektron Analog Four

Elektron's latest sound pack for the Analog Four MkII synthesizer draws inspiration from "the cyberfunk of Adrian Enescu, schmaltzy balladeer Florin Bogardo, obscure space-opera soundtracks and...

Arturia Release Updated MIDI Controller KeyLab MkII

Arturia have just released a follow-up to their popular KeyLab MIDI controller keyboards. The KeyLab Mk2 comes with 49 and 61 keys, is available in black and white and contains the same keybed as the MiniBrute 2 and MatrixBrute. It features...

Circuit Mono Station Gets Updated With New Features

The update of Novation's Circuit Mono Station firmware to version 1.2 introduces a couple of interesting new features to the synth/sequencer hybrid. The most anticipated is surely Patch Flip. Since the Circuit Mono Station saves...
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Novation Circuit Mono Station Review

The Novation Circuit Mono Station is a paraphonic synthesizer with two analog oscillators, an analog multimode filter, a modulation matrix and a built in sequencer. As the name suggests, it’s sort of a “crossover" between...

Boing Boom Bling: Arturia’s Creation Edition

If you are in need for some pimped out gear to match those leopard sheets and porcelain dog statues in your love shag, ehm studio, look no further: Arturia‘s Creation Edition brings limited versions...

Waldorf Announce FPGA Synthesizer KYRA Based on Exodus Digital Valkyrie

When independent developer Manuel Caballero of Exodus Digital introduced his prototype of an FPGA-powered digital synthesizer named Valkyrie at 2018's Musikmesse, he turned quite some heads in the music tech community. Although his promising...

Pittsburgh Modular Microvolt 3900 Now Shipping

Pittsburgh Modular have started shipping their new semi-modular desktop synth Microvolt 3900. It sports a Westcoast-inspired analog oscillator with 4 simultaneous waveforms and wave folding features, a 2-pole state variable lowpass filter, a dynamic VCA...