First Look at ONDA by Critter and Guitari

Critter and Guitari gave a first look at their new instrument ONDA at Moogfest. Like the Organelle, it’s based on a Raspberry Pi, fully programmable and allows the user to load patches from a...

Grandmother – Moog introduces new semi-modular synthesizer

Right on time for this year’s Moogfest, the latest addition to the Mother ecosystem was unveiled: The Moog Grandmother is a semi-modular analog mono synth with arpeggiator, sequencer and spring reverb. It features two...

Dreadbox Updates Analog Drum Module Drips

Dreadbox have announced an update to their analog drum synthesizer Drips. Version 2 of the Eurorack module uses different...

Modal Announce New Compact VA Synth Skulpt

British synth manufacturer Modal has announced a new Kickstarter project: Skulpt is a 4-voice, 32-oscillator virtual analogue synthesizer in a compact, portable form factor. It features a state variable filter, wavetables and an 8-slot...

Deluge Firmware Update Adds Song Mode, New Synth Engines

Synthstrom Audibke have updated the firmware of their flagship synthesizer Deluge to version 2.0. New features include a song arranger mode, new ...

Roland Adds AAX Support to Cloud, New Oscillators and Filters for System-8

Roland have updated their AIRA synth System-8. Version 1.2 of the firmware adds 5 new filter types, including filters from the Jupiter-8, Juno-106, two formant- and a...
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Building Sounds With the Roland Juno 106

Doctor Mix returns with another Roland classic. In his latest video, the Doc demonstrates sound design techniques on the Juno-106, a classic poly synth of the 1980s

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...

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...
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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...