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The Korg Monologue has a hidden game that uses the step sequencer and the built-in display. This powerful, budget monophonic analog synthesizer always seems to have an extra trick up its sleeve!
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Ableton have launched an interactive website aimed at novice producers and musicians to help them learn music theory fundamentals. AskAudio's music theory courses are the perfect next level tutorials.
Many synths are eagerly awaited. That's an understatement when it comes to the Behringer Minimoog Model D clone. The good news is this mini monster is now apparently getting ready to ship!
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