The creator of 3 new Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Synths, Linus, explains the concept behind these 8-bit, chiptune synths. He then demos some sounds these synths are capable of producing.
It's a beast! There's no two ways about it. The Arturia MatrixBrute looks and sounds very interesting indeed. In this video, Rebecca from Arturia shows us round the new MatrixBrute.
The Korg Minilogue analog synthesizer is already being thought of as one of the stars of NAMM 2016. Find out why in this video interview (at NAMM) with the man behind the synth.
Although some leaks had appeared across the web, we're still excited to see the official announcement of Montage from Yamaha, with the official details and photos too!
It's big. It's semi-modular. It looks like the Moog Voyager's cooler sibling. It's the new analog synthesizer from Arturia. And the MatrixBrute is one instrument that'll sweep you off your feet.
Here's something really interesting from Zoom: a wireless circular controller with pressure sensitive pads. It's a sequencer, a looper and a synthesizer!! The Zoom ARQ is a performance tool as well.
With names like Popcorn Gate Expander, Clutch, DupDup, and CIAO the new eurorack synth modules from Bastl Instruments each bring cool new features for synth heads to enjoy. NAMM 2016 is synth heaven!
With three new colourful eurorack modules and the new kb37 controller keyboard, Waldorf's Eurorack Pack looks like a tasty self-contained modular synthesizer. And released just in time for NAMM!
Is modular synthesis your thing? TipTop Audio (who also make module synthesizers) have released a new compilation on vinyl and digital showcasing an intoxicating blend of top modular synth artists.
Yamaha releasing a new synth at NAMM? That's not news. But, this synth is! Details of the upcoming Yamaha Montage have been leaked across the internet, though nothing official has come from Yamaha yet
Imagine a powerful, complete modular system from Make Noise which is ready to play out of the box without needing an external controller! Then you've imagined System Cartesian.
Want eurorack synth sounds with the convenience of a plugin? Wave Alchemy's 3.7 GB Mutate is made up of eurorack bass-oriented synths for Kontakt! Noah Pred uncovers its inspirational sonunds.
NAMM 2016 wouldn't be a show without a release from Nord Keyboards. And Nord tells us that the new Nord Piano 3 uses virtual hammer action technology to improve on the piano feel and realism.
Before we've even landed on the floor at NAMM 2016, Doepfer are announcing new eurorack modules! Read on to find out more.
Fancy adding some vintage sounds to Ableton Live? Cluster Sound tells us their latest releases is SH-101, a multi-sample collection for Ableton Live based on the vintage Roland SH-101.