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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...
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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...

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...

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...