Just days after Behringer announced the Crave, semi-modular analog synthesizer, there's a truly excellent-sounding video demo of the RD-808 drum machine playing along side it. Worth a watch!
Bringing together the famous oscillator from the Prophet 5 and the much-loved Moog ladder filter, the Behringer Crave packs a punch way above its price tag.
Get a detailed look at the new beatbox clone from Behringer in this hands-on video from the company itself. How does it measure up to the original TR808?
Well, well, well. Teenage Engineering have pulled the synth out of the bag with their new Pocket Operators... and these 3 machines are billed as affordable modular synths.
The Stylophone GEN R-8 is a dual VCO British-made boutique synthesizer with a fully analog signal path and a touch keyboard that you can play with your finger.
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 new 4-voice $649 Minilogue XD synthesizer will be available in winter 2019, but available to check out at Winter NAMM in a few days time.
This collection of classic synths for Kontakt gives you a wealth of easy sonic options, and all for under $30. Matt Vanacoro reckons you'd be crazy to pass it up...
Snap up a special deal on one of these brand new and much-expanded hardware synths from Modal - but do it by January 9th when the Kickstarter ends.
The Moog Grandmother is a lot of fun to play, but if you understand how it does its magic you'll be sure to get the most out of it. Find out how in this short video.
2018 was a great year for hardware synths. Demand for hands-on music machines continues to grow year on year. Here's some of our favorite hardware synths released this year.
Take advantage of festive pricing on these two virtual rack modules and also submit a video made with them and receive a free Voltage Tracker sequencer worth $50.
The highly anticipated clone of the Roland SH-101, which Behringer are naming the MS-101, is due to enter full production in a matter of weeks. Roll on the festive synth season.
The new album from Jade Wii of DAWless Jammin' and Ask.Audio is a mixture of Lo-fi, Ambient, and Electronic music. You can check it out here.
Jean-Michel Jarre loves the VCS3 analog synthesizer... and he has been blown away by the sound and flexibilty of the XILS 4 software version. You just need to listen to it to find out why.