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Wave Alchemy Spectrum Is a Hybrid Waveform Instrument Based on 14 Iconic Vintage Synths

14 of the most wanted analog and digital hardware synthesisers have been expertly sampled and combined to create the upcoming Kontakt instrument from Wave Alchemy. Spectrum is on our most wanted list.

Here's How To Hack Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operator Synths

So, you'd love to customise the screen or some functions of the Pocket Operators? Fancy your hand at hacking, but don't know where to start? Problem solved by hackingthepo.

Watch Future Retro 512 Touch Keyboard Controlling Mono & Poly Analog Synths

I won't lie to you. This is a LONG video clocking in at over 45 minutes. But if you're interested in the excellent new 512 capacitive touch keyboard from Future Retro, then its worth a watch.

Review: Arturia V Collection 5

Arturia's latest incarnation of V Collection includes a significant number of classic hardware synth emulations. How does version 5 of Arturia V Collection measure up? Hollin Jones finds out.

More Sounds For Novation Bass Station II With New Artist Pack

The Novation Bass Station II is a classic synthesizer well known for its warm and fat sounds. To make this synth even better Novation have released a new sound pack with an eclectic mix of patches.

Synth Stories 002: Panic Girl on JoMoX XBase 09 Drum Synth

If you love hardware synths and music machines you'll want to listen to our Synth Stories audio podcast. In episode 002 Panic Girl talks about using the JoMoX XBase 09 on The Breeze EP.

Watch Official Minimoog Model D Pilot Production Video at MoogFest

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.

Watch Wacky Video for Critter & Guitari Organelle: Synth, Instrument, Sampler, Effects Processor

Is it a synth? Is it a sampler? Is it an effects processor? Is it a PD patch player and editor? It might be easier to talk about what the new Critter & Guitari isn't! Either way, watch the video now!

Korg iDS-10, Portable Synth Studio From Nintendo DS to iPhone

The support popular DS-10 for Nintendo DS has had a major upgrade and is now available, as iDS-10, for iPhone. Check out the info and video for full details on this portable synthesizer studio.

Moog Introduce Mother-32

Moog Music's new Mother-32 is a semi-modular standalone synthesizer & Eurorack module that deserves to heard as well as seen. Watch the video below to get a sense of vintage-voiced synth.

Watch Robert Rich Modular Synth Improvisation at Moog Music Factory

What do you get when ambient composer Robert Rich visits the Moog Music Factory and plays with a Modular System 55? Watch the video to find out with plenty of trippy visual effects too.

Yamaha Reface Mobile Mini Keyboards Full Details: Bringing Back Sound of the 1980's

Yamaha have launched their new range of Reface mini keyboards which have redesigned and reimagined four classic keyboards used by artists from Stevie Wonder to Pink Floyd, Queen to Michael Jackson.

Watch How to Arpeggiate Any Software Instrument Using Akai Pro Advance Keyboard

Oh, the joys of smart controllers! The Akai Advance is the latest MIDI controller to bear this label, but it does so with a swagger thanks, in part, to the well-designed VIP software.

Watch Teenage Engineering Performing Live At Brilliant Minds

Hot shot music tech developers Teenage Engineering (of OP-1 & Pocket Operator fame) performed live @Symposium Stockholm on June 11th in Stockholm, Sweden. You've never seen them like this before.

Review: SynthMaster 2.6

SynthMaster 2.6 claims to be an "all-round" synth with most features you could want in one plug-in. G. W. Childs takes a close look at SynthMaster 2.6 and finds it more than lives up to the hype.