Output are back with a bang. Their new instrument, Substance, is a new type of Bass Engine for producers and sound designers alike. As you'd expect Output have created something pretty impressive.
Bengal from Max for Cats is a flexible, polyphonic semi-modular FM synthesizer that's going to get you purring with its delicious pads and growling with its roaring basses. Noah Pred tames the beast.
If you want the classic sound of the 303 Bass Line analog synthesiser, Roland feel they have you covered with their ACB version in the Boutique range called the TB-03. Here's all the official details.
Korg tell us the new analog volca Kick synth delivers powerful percussive and chromatic kick, bass, and sub bass sounds. Plus it uses the filter from the MS-20 and has new performance features.
Disclaimer: There are rumors of new Roland AIRA & Boutique synths case in a flurry of interest. This speculation is from sources like Gearslutz & Gearnews only. Here's what they think is coming soon.
Take this with a pinch / shovel of salt. Weâ€™re not sure Roland would see value in re-releasing an analog TB 303 to compete with the AIRA TB-3, but many companies are re-issuing classic synths...
Letâ€™s say youâ€™ve got â‚¬280 EUR burning a hole in your pocket and you love mono synths and fancy yourself when it comes to DIY. Erica Synths have you covered with the rather cool DIY Synth Voice.
Alfie Eastwick, a MicroBrute owner, recently posted this video on YouTube showing how an unintentional position on the Filter Mode switch results in a rather cool cross between Bandpass and Lowpass.
The AIRA range of hardware music machines are inspiring to get hands on with. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how easy and satisfying it is to create techno tracks using the TR-8, TB-3 & MX-1.
The Chicago Boutique is a RIFF & BASS analog synthesizer with a unique approach to the filter and oscillator design that should result in sounds that work perfectly â€˜in the mixâ€™. Itâ€™s on Kickstarter.
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.
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.
If you're having trouble creating basslines, or want a fresh take, this tutorial explores useful concepts every producer should consider when creating a bassline, regardless of the musical style.
If you're a fan of acid bass, the original TB-303 and Eurorack synth modules, then this one is for you. The Open Music Labs x0x-heart (303) Eurorack Module has surpassed its crowd funding goal!