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It wasn’t so long ago that Mitxela created what we all believed was the smallest MIDI synth in the world… and yours truly certainly didn’t consider he could make an even smaller version so soon after.
These two FREE Ableton Live packs, Snow Day Prophet and ADM and SympleSound Pro 2 were made by AfroDJMac using the DSI Prophet 6 and the Pro 2 analog synthesizers respectively. And they're free!
The good folks at Sinevibes have a rather novel approach to their latest new synth plug-in, Altenator. Every control of this monophonic synth plug-in is sequenced. Yes, as in "step sequencers".
One of the world’s true pioneers of synthesizer music, Isao Tomita, died of heart failure in Tokyo on the 7th March, aged 84. Listen to two of his groundbreaking contributions to synth music here.
So you want to train your ears, become better equipped to make more informed mixing decisions and make better music? The SoundGym believe an ear training workout with them will help.
Made for REAKTOR 6, this new instrument recreates the typical formant filter sounds but with a new and modern twist. Vokaloid can be used to process external audio, or it can use its own synth engine.
If you’ve been considering the Roland JU-06 synthesizer but don’t know how to use its built-in step sequencer then this video tutorial by Rishabh Rajan on the JU-06 is for you.
Focusrite's new advanced RED 4PRE interface provides a whopping 58 inputs/64 outputs over Thunderbolt and includes four digitally controlled mic preamps and Dante networking amongst other features.
If you like experimental synthesizers, then Artificial Noise's LAB:1 will likely appeal. It's a hand-made, 6 oscillator, analog machine. And they're not taking pre-orders for a second batch.
The new Darkscape Reaktor Blocks Set / Ableton Live Simpler sound pack is simply stunning. It's FREE to download, and caters for both the Native Instruments Reaktor & Ableton Live producer.
Fancy a desktop analog monophonic synthesizer based on Bob Moog's legendary Minimoog Model D? Then the Crowminius by Scott Rider, currently on Kickstarter, will be of interest.
What do Nine Inch Nails, Saw Movie & Wayward Pines soundtracks have in common? Charlie Clouser of course. This prolific musician, composer and synthesist reveals his creative & studio workflows.
Ever wonder which warp modes to choose and which is best suited for use in Ableton Live? And how to adjust them using the Ableton Push 2? All this and more is covered in this excellent video tutorial.
Do you want a A FREE sample library featuring 120 high quality key-labeled kick drum samples in WAV format, plus a Kontakt instrument which includes SFZ and NKI patches? It's your lucky day!
Watch Julianna Barwick perform her beautiful, Look Into Your Own Mind, in the Moog Sound Lab using a couple of Moogerfoogers, a Sub 37 synth, and the popular semi-modular Mother-32 synthesizer.
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