Would you ever turn your nose up at the chance to get a free VST / AU synth? I thought not, especially as Synthetik weights in at a meaty 516 MB+.
If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.
Imagine a synth where you could quickly morph sounds through different environmental modes. BioTek is that synth and it sounds pretty unique from early tests we've seen and heard.
The Roland AIRA TR-8 and TB-3 demand to be played, tweaked and performed with. In this tutorial for beginner users, Sara Simms shows how to create an Acid House beat and bassline using these machines.
Terra is the latest Max for Live polyphonic synthesizer from K-Devices... Joshua Casper puts it through its paces to see whether it'll send Ableton based sound designers and producers into a frenzy.
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.
A new, or old, synth workstation keyboard can be a little daunting to get your head around... Here's some useful tips on how to program a music keyboard in 5 simple steps.
Take a tour of the excellent re-make (in software form) of Roland SH-101... as a plug-out. Rishabh Rajan shows all in this video form the Academy.
If getting the most out of Logic Pro X's excellent built-in synths is the name of the game, then these 3 synth secrets (as video tips) from Mo Volans should be in your playlist.
In this video from Native Instruments, Jean-Michel Jarre talks about the evolution of electronic music technology and how it shaped his recent album. If you only watch one video today, watch this.
SynthMaster 2.7 used by Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Zedd and many others is a very capable modern synth plugin. You can get the 'Player' version for just $9 ... and there's a neat contest too.
Whether you're inspired by Deorro or you just fancy delving into some sound design using Sylenth, this tutorial by Sara Simm is designed to get you close to the distintive lead sound from Flashlight.
Omnisphere 2 is like universe of sound design and creation in a plug-in. But rather than simply going by the presets, Lynda Arnold is here to help you begin to program your own patches from scratch.
Critter & Guitari's new hardware, Organelle, at first glance reminds us of Pocket Piano. However, Organelle brings the world of open-source PureData patching into the hardware synth world. Impressive.