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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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

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...

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...

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 ...