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.
A few days ago we broke the news about the AVP Synth MAD-5 analog drum machine. All we had were a couple of photos. Now we have more details and a long demo video so you can hear this analog machine i
It's not everyday we come across an analog MIDI drum machine that looks this inviting. The MAD-5 MIDI Analog Drum Box builds on the success of AVP Synth's earlier music machines. We are very excited.
The Chicago Boutique is a RIFF & BASS analog synthesizer with a unique approach to the filter and oscillator design that should result in sounds that work perfectly '˜in the mix'. It's on Kickstarter.
iConnectivity were not content sitting on their laurels with the iConnectAUDIO range! The new MIO's (mio2, mio4, and mio10) are flexible, powerful and will raise the bar of what MIDI interfaces can do
Reaktor Blocks 1.2 introduces CV and MIDI connectivity for music hardware. Maschine, iPads, modular synths are all supported here.
After a successful Kickstarter, Data Garden are making 60 MIDI Sprouts available to buy on May 22nd at 12pm EST. Because Plants can make music too using your synths or iOS devices.
Some readers doubted whether our story on the Minimoog Model D yesterday was real. Now we have official confirmation direct from Moog Music about the reissue of the classic monophonic analog synth.
The recent Model 15 app had us all wowed, but Moog Music aren't finished there. They are about to announce a re-issue of the Minimoog model D.Â And just in time for MoogFest 2016 too :)
It wasn't so long ago that Mitxela created what we all believed was the smallest MIDI synth in the world'¦ and yours truly certainly didn't consider he could make an even smaller version so soon after.
The new UD-01 and MD BT-01 are wireless Bluetooth to MIDI interfaces which allow for greater portability and less risk of tripping over cables. Matt Vanacoro puts both to the test from a distance!
If you're looking for a new way to control all kinds of MIDI software and hardware, and want a 12-bit digital synthesizer, eowave's Ribbon 2 might be just the ticket'¦
If you use virtual synths, samplers or hardware synths, it's likely you've been dabbling with MIDI. Perhaps without realizing it. Joe Albano outlines 5 mistakes to avoid to help get better results.
Critter & Guitari have released a white edition of their Bolsa Bass synth, and new modes for the Organelle including a beautiful Granular Freezer, a cool polyrhythmic drum machine, and synth patches.
Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Ploytec PL2 is a synthesizer that needs to be heard to be believed. At Superbooth we met Marcus from Ploytec who gave us a sound demo of the PL2.