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If you love hardware synths and music machines you'll want to listen to our Synth Stories audio podcast. In episode 002 Panic Girl talks about using the JoMoX XBase 09 on The Breeze EP.
Aspid is a new eurorack synth module from Svarog designed for processing bass and low kicks and electronic and acoustic bass signals. Watch the video below to see it in action.
Moog's Minimoog Model D has been the talk of the synth-corner of the internet since we spotted two days ago. In this video Celldweller demos the new version at MoogFest and explains what's new.
The original Synclavier, a vintage 70s digital synthesizer, is now an Arturia plug-in instrument and it sounds authentic! It's part of the V Collection... and available separately for just $199!
In short, Arturia’s V Collection 5 includes 17 authentic recreations of the legendary synths, organs, electric pianos and more that made music history—enhanced to help you make tomorrow’s music.
Some readers doubted whether our story on the Minimoog Model D yesterday was real. Now we have official confirmation direct from Moog Music about the reissue of the classic monophonic analog synth.
Propellerhead are excited to reveal Reason 9 with new devices, sounds, and creative tools. Although many know already due to the leak last week, this video shows you what's new. Good news!
Bastl Instruments have teamed up with Casper Electronics to create bitRanger, a patchable and portable analog synthesizer with flexible connectivity. Ideal for sonic exploration.
The recent Model 15 app had us all wowed, but Moog Music aren’t finished there. They are about to announce a re-issue of the Minimoog model D. And just in time for MoogFest 2016 too :)
iZotope's VocalSynth provides transformative vocal effects in classic and new styles. So now you can easily create vocal effects in the style of Daft Punk, Imogen Heap, Kraftwerk or Beastie Boys.
Catalyst Audio's new Time's Arrow generative pattern sequencer in Eurorack module format. It has a number of interesting features. Check out the videos below.
New music software developers, NoiseAsh Audio, tell us their recently released FREE Sweetcase is a fantastic sounding electric piano plugin for Windows & Mac producers. It's FREE, so download it now!
Steinberg tell us that Dorico defines a new standard in notation software, designed to be intuitively accessible while allowing its users to craft and print publication-quality scores. More info below
Despite all the talk about hardware music controllers, touch-screen controllers are becoming more and more popular too. ScreenForge's Yeco is a new multi-touch Ableton controller for Mac & Windows.
The latest update for GarageBand has a large nod in the direction of China. Not only are there language localisation options, but also Chinese sounds and options to share on Chinese social networks.
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