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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dreadbox Epsilon Limited Edition Stompbox

Greek synth developers Dreadbox have today announced a re-issue of their Epsilon effect pedal. The Epsilon Limited effect pedal comes with...

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...

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...