From accurate, analog recreations to delightful digital machines and hybrid hardware units that push the sonic boundaries, 2020 has seen some excellent new hardware synths released.
It's portable, analog, affordable, sounds great. Dreadbox Typhon has a complex modulation routing, 256 preset memory, a 32 note sequencer, and powerful stereo effects developed by Sinevibes.
SiNTH DRoMS includes 25 synthetic drum kits for Battery, Kontakt, Live, Maschine, Geist, Akai MPCs, Force and all other SFZ- & WAV-samplers.
Check out a live walkthrough of the latest affordable Eurorack modules from Dreadbox. We caught up with them during our trip to Soundmit 2019.
To celebrate Polyend's 4th birthday the company has knocked some money off the price of a brand new Medusa. Here's how to get your hands on one!
This might not be an exact tone for tone, waveform for waveform cover, but this interpretation of the Stranger Things main theme and Eleven's theme made on Medusa is extremely listenable.
This new, paraphonic analog synth expands the Dreadbox family and packs quite a punch. Here's what you need to know about it.
Meet musical legends as well as some of the world's leading synth designers at this unique event in Bristol, UK on March 30th, 2019. Tickets are going fast...
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.
The collaboration between Polyend and Dreadbox that produced Medusa goes from strength to strength with a new free firmware update adding a bunch of new features. Here's the lowdown.
Loopop, friend of AskAudio, has done it again. This time he's snagged an advance unit of the keenly awaied Polyend and Dreadbox synth and sequencer, Medusa. Here's the video review.
A new video demo from the developers of this synth collaboration shows off 32 of the dynamic, sequenced presets you can expect to find when the unit ships later this year.
Here's what Medusa, the new 6-oscillator analog and digital synth, MPE controller and sequencer from Dreadbox and Polyend really sounds like.
Here's our 10 favorite new synthesizers announced or released at Superbooth 2018, from analog clones to brand new concepts. We also include some notable mentions that didn't make the list. Enjoy.
The Dreadbox Erebus 3 is a three oscillator semi-modular analog synthesizer with a few tricks up its sleeve that helps it stand out from the crowd. This video from from Superbooth18 explains more.