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How To Quickly Make A Cool Patch In The Free Noisemaker Synth

TAL's Noisenaker is completely free and here, you can see a short guide to making your own synth patches from scratch.

UVI Unveils Vintage Vault 3 And JP Legacy 4-Instrument Suite

UVI releases Vintage Vault 3, a massive update to their premier vintage synth collection, and JP Legacy, a 4-instrument suite inspired by an iconic Japanese synth line.

XILS-lab Updates Syn’X 2 Subtractive Synthesis Polytimbral Powerhouse With v2.5 Upgrade

Paying homage to the legendary early-Eighties-era Elka Synthex, the latest version of Syn'X 2 brings a wealth of new features and upgrades. Here's what's new.

Arturia Pigments: Detuning Oscillators To Make A Retro Patch

See how to quickly set up a cool retro synth patch from scratch in Arturia's Pigments by using the instrument's Analog mode and a few tuning, filtering and oscillator tricks.

Back To The Buchla Future

Longtime Buchla user, synth expert and publisher Steve H reflects on his musical journey with these unique instruments and where he thinks the future of Buchla lies...

Inventor of Roland VP330 Plays & Endorses Behringer Clone, VC340 Vocoder

Noriyasu San, the legendary Japanese synth builder, was photographed playing the Behringer clone of his own Roland VP330... and he expressed his happiness.

Zynthian Open Synth V3 DIY Kit Now Available

No soldering is required with this new version of Zynthian's Open Synth - just put it together and you can be making music and designing sounds in no time.

Synth Workshop: Beyond Beginner Techniques

If you want to take your synthesis skills and knowledge to the next level, this handy guide from Matt Vanacoro will tell you everything you need to know about the wonderful world of synths.

Radikal Technologies Announces Availability Of DELTA CEP, Paraphonic Semi-Modular Synth

Polyphonic oscillator control allows for multiple voices to be played simultaneously on this new synth from Radikal Technologies. Meet the DELTA CEP.

Humble Audio Launches Quad Operator, 4 Variable Waveshape Operators For Linear FM Synthesis

With a one knob per function design for true ease of use, this new hardware synth offers the chance to create any FM algorithm you like via its mod matrix. Here's the details.

Gamechanger Audio Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Electro-Mechanical MOTOR Synth

This revolutionary synth is available for pre-order now and the developers are crowdunding via Indiegogo. Here's how to get one.

Synth Terminology And Basics for Beginners

Do you know subtractive from wavetable synthesis? How about what makes analog different from digital? All your synth terminology questions are answered in this handy, quick guide.

Ultimate Patches Releases 222 Brand New Patches For IK Multimedia UNO Hardware Synth

Get the most out of your UNO hardware synth with 222 brand new patches, but without having to build them yourself. Here's the new collection from Ultimate Patches.

Arturia Debuts MicroFreak, PCB Synthesizer With CV, Pressure Sensitivity And Sequencer

This cool little synth, just announced by Arturia, has a pressure sensitive playing surface, multiple synth engines and it's more affordable than you might expect. Here's the lowdown.

Free Update To Waldorf Quantum Synth Adds Brand New Synth Engine, Kernel Synthesis

The free 2.0 software update for Waldorf's Quantum synth adds a brand new fifth synthesis engine for even greater sonic flexibility. Here's what you need to know.