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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Elektron Analog Heat MKII – New Buttons, No Overbridge

Elektron have received quite some heat lately for the long-overdue release of Overbridge (or Neverbridge, as some call it by now). The announcement of yet another product revision - this time the Analog Heat distortion/filter processor - is therefore surprising, and leaves some customers annoyed.

Roland Go:Mixer Pro Video Review

Roland just announced the Go:Mixer Pro, a portable audio interface for iOS/Android with line-, instrument- and phantom powered mix inputs. Watch our review here...

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...

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...