Formerly known as Dave Smith Instruments, the next big synth from Sequential has been spotted by eagle-eyed readers of Sound On Sound. The Prophet XL looks to be on its way.
Electronic producer and media composer Dani Karanyi is inspired by classic 80s sci-fi movie scores. So much so that he made a whole album with his OB-6 synth. He talks us through how he did it.
This major update for Spectraonsics' massive software synth, Omnisphere, expands its synthesis capabilities, adds a new sound library and enables hands-on control from hardware synthesziers.
When the engineering might of Pioneer meets the creative powerhouse of Dave Smith Instruments, the results are sure to be intriguing. Sara Simms road tests the DJ TORAIZ AS-1 Analog Synth
Featuring a 16 pad sampler & step sequencer & Dave Smith Instruments analog filters, Pioneer DJ's TORAIZ-SP-16 is aimed at forward thinking DJs & producers. Sara Simms finds out if they hit the mark.
At Summer NAMM Carson from Dave Smith Instruments shows their new DSI OB-6 desktop synth module with an extra feature over the OB-6 keyboard version.
Looks like DSI are about to release a desktop module version of the OB-6, the synth collaboration between Dave Smith and Tom Oberheim, two of the most influential polyphonic synth designers.
These two FREE Ableton Live packs, Snow Day Prophet and ADM and SympleSound Pro 2 were made by AfroDJMac using the DSI Prophet 6 and the Pro 2 analog synthesizers respectively. And they're free!
One of the most intriguing announcements from Musikmesse is the collaboration between Pioneer DJ and Dave Smith Instruments. It has spawned the Toraiz SP-16 which we got a chance to get hands-on with.
The new Toraiz SP-16 touch-screen, sampler with 16 sampler engines from Pioneer DJ includes filters made by Dave Smith (yes, Dave Smith Instruments!). Is this the perfect device for DJ producers?