From accurate, analog recreations to delightful digital machines and hybrid hardware units that push the sonic boundaries, 2020 has seen some excellent new hardware synths released.
Not content with replicating the Prophet-600 6-voice synth, Behringer have collaborated with GliGli to create an 8-voice synth, PRO-800, with an impressively affordable price tag.
With 3 oscillators, 3 filters and 3 LFOs with digital effects plus a 16-track sequencer, Sequential's Pro 3 looks like an absolute monster. Here's what we know about it.
This new video from Behringer shows just a little of what the new Pro-1 analog synthesiser is capable of sonically. It's well worth a listen... there's a reason why this seems to keep selling out.
2018 was a great year for hardware synths. Demand for hands-on music machines continues to grow year on year. Here's some of our favorite hardware synths released this year.
Software instruments can make authentic-feeling and sounding bass parts, but you'll need to know a few programming tricks. Joe Albano shares his secrets...
Formerly known as Dave Smith Instruments, the next big synth from Sequential has been spotted by eagle-eyed readers of Sound On Sound. The Prophet XL looks to be on its way.