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New Hardware Vector Synthesizer Emerges From The Shadows

This new digital hardware synth looks and sounds cool (as far as we can tell) from the shadowy teaser video. But what could it be, and how do you interact with it?

Review: Bastl SoftPop and Gecho Loopsynth

Loopop checks out these cool hardware synth units from Bastl and Gecho in his latest video. It turns out they are very different - but which one did he prefer?

Premiere: The Anix Uses Only Moog Sub 37 On New Track, Incomplete

Check out the video for the single "Incomplete", made using only a Moog Sub 37, exclusively here at Ask.Audio.

Synth Stories: Jade Rose, Arturia MicroBrute & Mutable Instruments Ambika

Hear Jade's track Amethyst deconstructed and learn how she uses hardware synths to create a live feel for her productions through automation and other techniques.

Koma Field Kit & Field Kit FX vs Custom Field Recording Modular Rig

After reviewing the Koma Field Kit, Scott Riesterer was keen to see how it fared against his own, custom-built rig. Here's what he discovered.

Ellitone Multi-Synth: $73 Synth, No Expert Knowledge Required

In a landscape dominated by complex Eurorack hardware, Ellitone Multi-Synth has a different approach. And it won't break the bank at around $73.

Review: Xaoc Devices Drezno & Lipsk

This binary conversion computer and additional bit inversion module can bring unexpected new inspiration to your Eurorack system. Here's the lowdown on Xaoc Devices Drezno & Lipsk.

Listen To 32 Dreadbox And Polyend Medusa Synth Presets

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.

Suzanne Ciani Reveals Her Buchla Quadrophonic Synth Performance Tips

Join Loopop in this interview and live performance video for examples of how pioneering synth performer Suzanne Ciani uses her Buchla system for groundbreaking live shows

Review: Roland System 500 Modules 531 and 555

For adding extensive modulation and mixing capabilities to any modular setup, Roland's System 500 - 531 and 555 Modules are hard to beat. Matt Vanacoro explains why.

Review: Roland System 500 - 510 and 505 Eurorack Synth Modules

Derived from the legendary Roland SH-5, these new Eurorack modules pack all of its punch into a much smaller package, and won't break the bank. Matt Vanacoro finds much to like about the 510 and 505

Eurorack Synthesis: Oscillators And Noise Explained

Get to the heart of what makes synthesis work with this exploration of oscillators and noise - what are they, how do they work and how can you use them to make better synth patches?

How DivKid Built A Modular Synthesizer For Kids

It's never too early to start learning about music and technology, which is just one of the reasons DivKid put together this awesome Eurorack modular system especially for kids.

Review: Modal CRAFTrhythm

Modal's CRAFTrhythm is a hands-on, tweakable self-build drum machine that has more features than you might have expected. Hollin Jones puts it all together for you.

Review: Red Light District Analog Sequencer

The Red Light District Analog CV/Gate Sequencer allows you to create more detailed melodic compositions that you might expect - as Jade Wii discovered.