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The futuristic-looking Tasty Chips Electronics GR-1 is a polyphonic hardware granular synth for sound designers, beat makers, film scoring, and so much more. Take a listen and find out more below.
Now here's something useful that could be a game-changer for the modular synthesizer world and change the way we use virtual services and tools to interact with hardware synths.
Whatever analog machine you're using from eurorack or Buchla to other synths and sequencers that use CV ins and outs, this Kenton Pro CV to MIDI Convertor does what it says with no fuss.
Korg have revived one of their classic analog synthesizers and brought it to Apple's iOS platform. The 4VCO Mono/Poly is now record for iPad and iPhone at a fraction of the price of the original.
This is probably the biggest release from Isotonik Studios and one every Max for Live / Ableton Live musician can get excited about. Plenty to like here!
NI just unveiled a free software update for Maschine users that introduces the monophonic bass synth and isomorphic keyboard. Maschine 2.6.8 brings some powerful features for all Maschine hardware.
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We believe this is video #3 from Jareth Lackey showcasing the Behringer D Minimoog clone synth. This time we're looking at connectivity using the CV in and out with a Moogerfooger.
The new free software update for Modal Electronic's CRAFTSynth turns multiple hardware units into a polyphonic synthesizer, amongst other cool things.
The new VCF1 from Waldorf brings the acclaimed fat filer from the Rocket Cult synthesizer and the 2-pole into the world of eurorack.
Suitable for recording on Apple Mac, Windows PC and iPhone and iPad, the new US-1x2 audio interface from Tascam is ideal for high-quality mobile recording on a budget.
In the new update for WaveDNA's Liquid Music you'll find bug fixes, workflow enhancements, better analysis and MIDI import for VST. Here's more info on Liquid Music 1.6.3.
Ultimate Patches have released a new patch library for the Korg Minilogue analog synthesizer which gives you 200 new sounds at your fingertips.
Should Roland make a reissue of the original D-50 synthesizer, but in Boutique or desktop format? Here's a concept for the D-05, a D-50 inspired synth module that looks the part.
BAE tells us their new 500 series FET compressor sounds good on anything. It features high pass, and 'gain reduction off' so you can get the benefits of the transformer path without any compression.
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