Posts with tag synths

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Ultimate Patches For Roland SH-01A Synthesizer

In these high-quality patches for the SH-01A you'll have access to an excellent range of sounds from Mario Bros to Star Trek to 70s funk and everything in between you can imagine, and can't.

5 Of The Best Hardware Drum Machines 2018

Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?

What's Special About Moog Grandmother?

The Moog Grandmother is a semi-modular analog synthesizer that really stands out, not just visually, but sonically too. In this video Loopop takes us through what makes it so special.

Novation Circuit 1.7: Create Full Songs, Take Notes Off The Grid

Novation just won't leave the Circuit alone. The latest free update, v1.7, brings some truly powerful features to the table with the focus on chaining patterns.

ELTA Music Polivoks Mini $500 Desktop Synth Now Available To Pre-Order

The Polivoks Mini from ELTA Music is deisgned to be a more compact version of the original Russian analog synthesizer with the same sonic capabilities, and without any of the deficiencies.

UVI Releases String Machines 2 With 51 New Synths!

UVI releases String Machines 2, a massive update including 51 new synths, a revamped dual-layer architecture with new modulations, a new interface and much more.

Russian Analog Drum Synth, AVP Synth ADS-7, Spec, Price & Video Revealed

ADS-7 is a seven-track analog drum machine made in Russia with 65 hands-on controls, a sequencer, MIDI, individual audio outputs and trigger inputs. Here's what it sounds like.

Pimp Your Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Synths With Cremacaffé's All-Natural PO Kit

Protect your handheld Pocket Operator while giving it a stunning new look - even the buttons and knobs! The Pocket Operator PO Kit is something to behold.

Depeche Mode And The Weight Of Charity: Water

Synth legends Depeche Mode have teamed up with Hublot to raise money for a very worthy cause - donating to charity:water, which helps bring clean water supplies to those most in need.

Korg Prologue SDK Now Available To Download

The new Korg Prologue SDK that lets you create oscillators, modulators and really customise the synth is now available to download.

The Sound of A Half-Built Moog Subharmonicon

Over at Moogfest 2018 Loopop has been hard at work building a limited edition Moog Subharmonicon semi-modular synth. Here's what it sounds like when half-built!

This Easy Trick Makes Any Mono Synthesizer Play Chords & Pads

By pushing hardware to its extremes you can go beyond conventional programming techniques and create something special. This short video from Loopop explains one such trick...

Review: UVI Meteor

Dramatic rises, swells, hits and falls can all be found inside UVI's latest multi-instrument, Meteor. Matt Vanacoro road tests it and likes what he finds...

Marc Doty Explores The Secrets Of Great Bass in Arturia MatrixBrute

Marc Doty shows you how to tweak and set up Arturia's monster synth - MatrixBrute - to get a massive bass sound. Read on to find out the secret.

Review: UVI Vintage Vault 2

A $2600 bundle for just $399 sounds too good to be true, right? But sometimes miracles do happen as Matt Vanacoro found when he checked out the gargantuan UVI Vintage Vault 2 collection.