Posts with tag synths

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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.

Review: IK Multimedia Syntronik

IK's latest synth suite is a collection of special instruments based on some bona fide classics. G.W Childs fires it up and gets his synths stacked, packed and racked...

SOUNDMIT 2017, Big Euro Synth Show, Adds Patronage Of Leading Italian Universities

The event, billed as the largest synth show in Italy, has something for everyone. Here are the details and what you can expect to see and hear at the November 2017 show.

FREE Live MasterClass - Synth to Song: Creative EDM With Spaceprodigi

Join Spaceprodigi in this free, live MasterClass where she demonstrates how she goes from synth to song when producing music - and how she got into the Beatport top 100.

Review: GMSN (Glasgow Make Some Noise) Pure Modular Synth

A pre-built modular synth system can be a great way to get all the flexibility and power but without the hassle of building it for yourself. So how did Scott Riesterer get on with Pure Modular?

Interview: Andrew Huang - Multi-Talented Music Maker & MIDI Unicorns

Andrew Huang, the creator behind one of YouTube’s fastest growing music channels, sat down and answered some questions with Ask.Audio.

The Finest Guitar Pedals for Synthesists

Hang on, guitar pedals for synths? Yes! Incorporating guitar processing into your signal chain can add new dimensions to your synth tones that you wouldn't have believed possible.

The Most Acified TB-303 Clones

If you can't get your hands on a real TB-303 you're not alone. Help is at hand though in the form of these great clones, at a variety of prices to suit most budgets.

Meet The Author Of Push Turn Move, Book Exploring Music Instrument & Controller UI Design

We'd been eagerly anticipating getting hold of the book, currently on Kickstarter, but managed to get an exclusive interview with its author.

Review: LayR, The New King of Synths For iPad & iPhone?

Can a $20 iPad synth really sound as big and impressive as something costing much more? Matt Vanacoro set out to discover the truth... and was pleasantly surprised.

Review: UVI Digital Synsations 2

Those who remember the 90s will recognise some of these classic synths. Matt Vanacoro finds there's almost no limit to how many he wants to stack together...