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One of the announcements at NAMM 2016 that really impressed us was regarding the upcoming (free) Rob Papen PRISMA. Essentially it's a software plug-in host that stacks multiple synth plugins together.
Calling all retro 90s 8-bit video game / chiptune lovers. The Ming Micro portable video synthesizer from Special Stage Systems has been funded on Kickstarter and is ready to rock your world.
With prices reduced you can now pick up a Machinedrum for $599 USD, Machinedrum UW for $999, and a Monomachine for just $799. Keeping your wallet heavier and your studio happier.
Whether or not you want to mess about with your pristine (or beat up) vintage analog synthesizer, this OLED display hack featured on Hackaday is too cool not to talk about.
The new Auteur MKII preamp circuitry from Black Lion Audio offers detail and nuance along with vintage vibe, available in two-channel, half-rack 1RU or single-channel 500 series configurations.
To celebrate their 10th anniversary Elysia have released the karacter, nvelope, xfilter, and xpressor 500 series modules in a limited edition with the front panels made from real vinyl records!
The original Uncomprehended Child by Froya is a catchy pop tune. Watch (and discover) how code:MONO's approach when remixing it gave it a distinctive Future Bass music feel with a 90s video game vibe.
What product blows Neil Zaza's mind? What product is the Game Changer for Neil Zaza? It's Tone Shifter 3 Smart Sound Interface, the world’s first smart sound interface combines MIDI controller.
We all like free audio plug-ins... and free plug-ins that are high-quality even more! So, do yourself and favor and go download iZotope's DDLY dynamic delay plug-in while it's free. It is good.
Looking for a MIDI controller or controller/sequencer? Arturia welcome you to the dark side with Black limited edition Beatstep & MiniLab controllers. Same prices as white versions but with software.
Thanks to a collaboration between PatchBocks and maker.ie we have a eurorack modular synth version of the intriguing Patchblocks mini-synths (originally debuted at Musikmesse 2015). Watch the video...
In Session Audio tell us that Fluid Harmonics for Kontakt is an instrument designed to create richly layered melodic patterns with ease. Find out more in the video and feature details below.
Anybody can easily create techno music in their DAW.. But easy isn't what it's all about. Graham Dunning demonstrates how to make mechanical techno using one turntable and a host of analog sources.
Is it a synth? Is it a sampler? Is it an effects processor? Is it a PD patch player and editor? It might be easier to talk about what the new Critter & Guitari isn't! Either way, watch the video now!
It's analog. It's versatile. It's a drum synth. The Vermona DRM1 MKIII is it. This paper cut-style video shows it in action as a percussive sound bank. A good one to watch.
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