In synth world, it’s easy to spend lots of cash on hardware. But it’s not always the right way to go and here, Hollin Jones shows you some affordable but cool instruments…
Get your retro arcade fix with the latest addition to Teenage Engineering’s Capcom series of Pocket Operators. Hollin Jones fires up the PO-133.
A 4-Operator FM Synthesizer with individual outputs for each oscillator; Hands on, intuitive modulation matrix for quickly creating and editing FM algorithms. Meet the Humble Audio Quad Operator.
The tenth and newest member of the Korg Volca family uses a vacuum tube oscillator to make deep, acid bass sounds. Check out this video review to find out how it sounds.
It looks and sounds gorgeous, and Korg's new Volca Modular brings west coast synthesis to a battery-powered format. Rishabh Rajan was suitably impressed, as he explains in this video.
The newest upgrade to Elektron's Analog Heat stereo analog distortion hardware brings smoother, more accurate encoders, enhanced live performance features and more. Jade Wii took it for a spin.
Korg has finally made a volca to link all your other volcas together. But it can do more than that, as G.W Childs discovered.
Korg's new Prologue synth is a powerhouse of an instrument, capable of huge sounds and with some cool features including an active oscilloscope. G.W Childs couldn't wait to try it out.
The Korg Volca synth range has reached a new level of maturity thanks to the addition of volca mix that syncs multiple volca machines. Here's the first video review of Volca Mix.
Hardware synths continued to grow in popularity through 2017 proving that demand for tactile music machines is alive and kicking. Here's 10 of our favorite hardware synths released this year. Â
DRC from Imaginando is a powerful, beautiful sounding synth for iOS, Android and for computer plugin platforms. GW Childs puts it to the test.
It's been quite a year for music performers and producers, with all kinds of new gear hitting the shelves. Here's our guide to some of the best '" and most affordable '" music kit around this Christmas.
Korg is back at it again with another volca that is already blowing my mind. In this review, show you my new friend, volca kick, and see what's thumpin' with this new offering from our pals at Korg.
If you've got $1,000 to burn on a hardware synth which one/ones should you choose? Matt Vanacoro showcases his favorite 10 choices here.
German company, Audiowerkstatt, have come out with a rather nifty hardware MIDI step sequencer with some very cool features. G.W. Childs puts this the mini-midi-step to the test.