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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

Behringer Cloning The Cat?

Not content with cloning every classic, sacred synth on the planet, Behringer now have their eyes set on cloning our feline friends... or could that be a 70s synth clone of a clone called The Cat?

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

Ultimate Patches For Roland SH-01A Synthesizer

In these high-quality patches for the SH-01A you'll have access to an excellent range of sounds from Mario Bros to Star Trek to 70s funk and everything in between you can imagine, and can't.

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.

Plankton Electronics Teases Mystery Analog Synthesizer

Following on from the impressive and successful ANTS! semi-modular analog synthesizer, Plankton Electronics have today teased a brand new machine for which we have very, very scant information.

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.

What's Special About Moog Grandmother?

The Moog Grandmother is a semi-modular analog synthesizer that really stands out, not just visually, but sonically too. In this video Loopop takes us through what makes it so special.

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.

10 Music Studio Essentials You Might Not Know You Needed

We all know you need a computer and a DAW, but what are the less obvious things you can add that will make your producing life easier? Hollin Jones has the answers.

Watch Endorphin.es And Todd Barton Talk Modular Synthesis

Join Endorphin.es and Todd Barton as they discuss the SHUTTLE synth, music-making and more in this free MasterClass recording, available on catchup now.

Elektron Digitone FM Synth Demystified

Unlock the secrets of Elektron's powerful Digitone FM synth with this expert course that covers all the bases.

Modular Synthesis: Using Audio As CV & CV As Audio

By mixing up connections that might not seem like they should work together, you can get some amazing results. That's the beauty of eurorack systems, as Scott Riesterer explains.