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Kenton Announces PRO SOLO Mk3 MIDI To CV Converter

Seamlessly integrate your MIDI and CV-controlled studio gear, hardware and synths. Sound too good to be true? Not with the Kenton Pro Solo Mk3.

Review: Korg Nano 2 MIDI Controllers

Korg's nanoSERIES 2 brings a fresh look to the lineup of nanoKEY2, nanoPAD2 and nanoKONTROL2. And as well as looking great they're feature packed too. Here's what G.W Childs made of them.

MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) Releases TRS Adapter Specification for MIDI Devices

In a move to improve compatability of TRS connectors with a variety of MIDI devices, the MMA has published an adaptor specification to help manufacturers.

6 Of The Most Unusual MIDI Controllers Available In 2018

Put down that keyboard - there are some weird and wonderful MIDI controllers around that can make you see recording and triggering in a completely new light. Here are six of the best.

MIDI Manufacturers Association Releases MIDI-CI Specification

The next generation protocol for MIDI that'll make MIDI synths and controller easier to use and more intelligent, MIDI-CI is now available.

MIDI Channel Voice Messages: What They Are & Why You Should Care

MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.

Review: Artiphon Instrument 1

Going far beyond what a regular MIDI controller can offer, Artiphon's Instrument 1 opens up a whole new world of performance. G.W Childs is suitably impressed...

Review: VPS Vengeance Sound Avenger Synth

What do you get if you mix the essence of a Combinator, a JP8000 and an Access Virus? You get the VPS Vengeance Sound Avenger Synth - but also much more...

New Korg Volca Wavetable & VC-1 Vocal Processing Synthesizers Coming Soon?

Is this a leak or a Photoshop mock-up? We just don't know yet. What we do know is these Korg volca Wavetable synthesizer and the volca VC-1 Voice Processing synthesizer look very cool indeed.

Synthstrom Audible Deluge 128 RGB Pad Synthesizer & Sequencer Coming Soon

So you want a synthesizer with 128 RGB pads, a sequencer that supports unusual time signatures, built-in effects, keyboard mode, audio, MIDI I/O and CV outs? The Deluge might be for you.

This Audio Plug-In Syncs Your Analog & Modular Synthesizers To Your DAW

Imagine being able to sync and modulate your MIDI & analog hardware synthesizers to a DAW like Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase, etc. Meet the very cool Modulation Processor 3244 plug-in from Dialog Audio.

Watch First Sound Demo of Futuristic Genesis 1 Hardware Synthesizer Based on Ableton Live

Our teaser video for the Genesis 1 hardware synth that merges analog feel & digital convenience (and runs Ableton Live) got lots of attention. Here's the first proper sound demo video. It's stunning.

Stunning Stands for Korg Volcas Are Here For Everyone

If you’re partial, or brave enough, to a bit of DIY, then these stunning stands for the Korg volca machines will turn your head. Better yet, the creator has made the schematics available for everyone.

Check Out More Videos Of This Soviet Inspired Analog Drum Machine From AVP Synths, MAD-5

Guga Guseyn has released a couple more videos of the custom hand-built MAD-5 Russian drum machine from AVP Synths. There's a lot to like and be excited about in regards to this bit of kit.

Review: Roland JD-Xi Synthesizer

The more we dug into the Roland JD-Xi polyphonic synthesizer, the more trouble we had putting it down. This hybrid instrument is more powerful than its price tag suggests. Find out more here.