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...

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...

PreSonus Announce New FaderPort

Eleven years after its original introduction, PreSonus have announced an overhaul of their compact DAW controller FaderPort. The new version received a facelift with a more ergonomic button layout and a new 360° button encoder in addition to...
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Roland TR-909 Tutorial

Ever wondered how the original Roland TR-909 was programmed? Dr. Mix explains it in this tutorial. If you don't own a 909 yourself you can get the Doc's 909 Sample pack here.

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...

Elektron Release 7 OS Updates, Overbridge Beta, New Analog Rytm Synth Engine and…a Bag.

More news from Elektron! After the Swedes have surprisingly announced an upgrade of their distortion and filter processor Analog Heat last week, they now also released new firmware versions for their complete product range. While...

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...

Arturia Release Updated MIDI Controller KeyLab MkII

Arturia have just released a follow-up to their popular KeyLab MIDI controller keyboards. The KeyLab Mk2 comes with 49 and 61 keys, is available in black and white and contains the same keybed as the MiniBrute 2 and MatrixBrute. It features...
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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

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...