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Imagine a dynamic music machine/controller that changes shape to show pads, sequencers, controls, etc that you can interact with. You're imagining Materiable. And this tech could be big for musicians.
This new video from D16 shows off some features of its upcoming drum synthesizer, PunchBox. It promises built-in FX modules and combines sampling and synthesis to help you mould the perfect kick.
Earlier this month KV331's Synthmaster got a tasty new update. Now at version 2.8, here's 10 new features (and reasons) to love it and upgrade.
MoogFest 2016 is about to start its final day. Here's highlights, courtesy of the Moogfest YouTube channel, of day 1 and 2 with some inspiring words too.
The good folks at Biome Digital have created a FREE collection of EDM samples and Acid synth loops. All you need to do is signup on their website. Full details below.
After a successful Kickstarter, Data Garden are making 60 MIDI Sprouts available to buy on May 22nd at 12pm EST. Because Plants can make music too using your synths or iOS devices.
The Novation Bass Station II is a classic synthesizer well known for its warm and fat sounds. To make this synth even better Novation have released a new sound pack with an eclectic mix of patches.
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.
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