The volca fm is the next of the much-loved volca synthesizers from Korg. Some weeks after showing it off at NAMM, we've got an official video of the volca fm in action to feast our eyes and ears.
Take a listen (and watch) this new video of modular synthesis virtuoso, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, performing an unassuming, yet hauntingly beautiful soundscape featuring MakeNoise modules.
Today's interactive Google Doodle for musicians and music makers is just excellent. The theme is the theremin and specifically Clara Rockmore, the theremin virtuoso who later inspired Bob Moog.
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
Tell us about your favorite Mono synth, features and what you'd like to see in the future, and help shape upcoming synth releases... oh, you'll also have the chance to win a Focusrite Clarett 8PRE!
If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.
Inspired by the old Serge/Buchla ramp generators, Befaco have set about giving this old idea a new twist with their Rampage synth module.
Those who are sad from missing out on the gorgeous Darkstar version of the Access Virus synth can dry away those tears. Access Music have a new batch and are presenting it at Superbooth16 in Berlin.
Fancy creating some mind-bending atmospheres in NI Reaktor? BlinkSonic's new AETÃ˜NZ virtual sampler synth & RUIDOZ V2 sample mangler Reaktor ensembles will be right up your street. Take a listen.
No strings? No problem! Davie504, Italian-born bass player and musician shows how to create a full track using a bass with no strings.
Having made the fab Sample Manager for OS X, Audiofile haven't rested on their laurels. They've created one of the most impressive audio batch processors we've seen. Expect a review very, very soon!
Want to bring audio-synced visuals to your Ableton Live projects and performances? Isotonik Studios have you covered with two new additions to their NED Rush Video Collection: GeoViz-2 & Waveball-1.
Erica Synths appear to be one of a handful of synth makers creating modules with vacuum tubes. Very cool. Check out the brand new Erica Fusion Series modules: Ring Modulator & Mixer in action.
Curious to see and hear the results of a wooden machine using 2,000 marbles to play pre-programmed sequences for vibraphone, guitar, and drums?
A FREE synth for Max for Live lovers is available at Flintpope. The reincarnated Spotfield which, perhaps due to a unique control system and mysterious workings, was even featured on Ableton.com