The greatest annual synth show on earth has been cancelled due to the Coronvirus... wait. No it hasn't! Booth stops, artist performances, new product demos are being broadcast direct into our homes!
Novation's flagship synthesizer, Summit, deserves a rich library editor that'll integrate it with the DAW of your choice. Sigabort's MIDISynth-Peak/Summit app does just that and so much more.
Find out the new features in the free firmware update for the Waldorf Music Quantum synthesizer.
FRMS (pronounced frames) gives granular synthesis a musical edge by mixing it with subtractive and FM synthesis to produce a wide variety of possible timbres.
For just Â£50 GBP you can get the StartHere DIY monophonic synthesizer kit from The Secret Southside Synthesiser Society. Ideal for those musicians looking to learn new skills.
The standalone, hardware drum machine with sequencer from Erica Synths, Bassline DB-01 synthesiser, does more than just bass... Take a listen and decide whether to get yours in just a couple of weeks.
The more synths the better, right? Only if they all fit nicely in the mix... Matt Vanacoro shows how you can have your cake and eat it with these five essential synth mixing tips.
Grano takes samples like synth lines, field recordings or drums loops and takes you on a journey into unexpected sonic landscapes. It's probably most well suited for ambient and experimental genres.
Loopop is first up with an in-depth video review of the new Polyend Tracker. It's not only comprehensive and informative, but also sonically excellent. Sit back and enjoy.
Tracker from Polyend is a machine combining the retro feel of software trackers with sampler, wavetable, granular FM synthesis, sequencer and arranger in a portable standalone hardware form.
Whether you're stuck at home for serious, virus-related reasons, or for precautionary measures, Moog Music want you to continue being sonically creative without spending a dime.
The most anticipated synthesizer and music instrument show of the year is back in Berlin in April 2020. Here's what's going on with the program and education events at the show.
The exciting new groovebox model:samples has barely been announced and is already sold out from the Elektron webstore! Here's what you need to watch and read about this new music machine.
There will be more to see and hear of this machine in the future. In the meantime here's the second teaser video of the upcoming instrument from Polyend.
These 15 new overlays will add a different sense of colour and design from beautiful landscapes through to simpler layouts to your Teenage Engineering OP-Z.