Synthesizers

The Vintage Synthesizer Museum

This video, via once upon a synth, is a tour of the <b>Vintage Synthesizer Museum</b> in Emeryville, CA.<p>The Vintage Synthesizer Museum provides ‘a unique …

New VST captures 38 classic synthesizers in one plugin

Syntronik is suprisingly affordable.<p>IK Multimedia has just released Syntronik, a virtual synthesizer plugin that captures the sound of 38 iconic …

DJs

Nozoïd’s MMO-3 could be the ultimate drone synth

<b>Perfect for “fat drones, glitchy patterns or percussive noise”.</b>Boutique company Nozoïd has launched the MMO-3, a new instrument that could be the …

Music

Roland is launching two new synths next month

<b>A new SH-101 perhaps?</b><p>Roland is launching two new synthesizers alongside additions to its drum and guitar ranges next month.<p>June 20 will see the …

Music

Logic Pros Review: The ‘Unique’ virtual analog synth and wild vowel filter comes to iOS

In this week’s episode of Logic Pros, we are taking a look at the new Unique iOS synth from Sugar-Bytes. The company has been making some of the most wild audio effects processors and instruments for quite some time now. Turnado, Effectrix, Artillery and the more recent Looperator provide some of …

Logic Pro

Moog unveils SUBSEQUENT 37 CV limited edition analogue synth

Moog has announced details of a new analogue synthesiser. The SUBSEQUENT 37 CV is redesign of the “ultra-powerful” Sub 37 Tribute Edition.<p>Its …

Limited Edition

Use 3D printing to customize your new favorite musical instrument: the Hyve Touch Synth

May 18, 2017 | By David<p>Musical enthusiasts and musicians of all levels will soon find their sonic palate expanding even further with the help of a …

3D Printing

“Subtemple”/“Beachfires” by Burial Review | Pitchfork

On his latest release, it feels like Burial is venturing far into the wilderness. Stylistically speaking, the UK producer has never wandered further from his comfort zone: Where last November’s <i>Young Death/Nightmarket</i> flirted with ambient music, his new songs forsake beats entirely. The new record …

Moog’s Subsequent 37 CV synth is designed to play nice with your Eurorack rig

<b>As 2017’s</b> <b>Moogfest</b> <b>gets under way, Moog has revealed that a new limited edition version of its</b> <b>Sub 37</b> <b>synth is coming. The Subsequent 37 CV will be</b> …

Guitar

Listen to a Smooth Synth Track From Total Control's Mikey Young

Novation Peak review: A luxury synth at a reasonable price

<i>Novation is renowned for making affordable, accessible tools for music-making. Its latest device however, is a luxurious polysynth that aims to take</i> …

Luftrum new Kontakt Library

Luftrum – sound designer known by his ambient patch libraries for Thor, Diva, Omnisphere, Animoog and others is releasing his first Kontakt …

Top 5 Free VST Synths for Summer 2017

For some of us, summer brings with it more free time. Time we don’t often have when we trudge through the grind of working regular jobs. This list of …

Software

Free Synth For Mac & Windows – Spiral Generator

• Generates a fractal spiral that is infinitely zoomable by modulating the “Morph” parameter.<br>• All parameters automatable.<br>• Creates ‘mean vocal …

Sound Design

3D Printing A Synthesizer

Before there were samplers, romplers, Skrillex, FM synths, and all the other sounds that don’t fit into the trailer for the new <i>Blade Runner</i> movie, …

3D Printing

‘Synth City’, First International Synthesizer Day, Coming May 23, 2017

Organizers have announced that on the 23rd of May, ‘Synth City’ will be launched as the first international synthesizer day.<p>The event is conceived to …

Music

Whitearmor's Croatian Amor Remix Is a Crushing Ambient Ballad

The Swedish producer's flip of "Finding People" makes the simple song feel destructive.

Music

DIY Tiny Single-PCB Synthesizer

[Jan Ostman] has been pushing the limits of sound synthesis on the lowly AVR ATMega microcontrollers, and his latest two project is so cute that we …

Arduino

Sugar Bytes presents its Unique take on what an iOS synth should be

<b>Sugar Bytes’ Unique synth has been</b> <b>kicking around on desktop platforms for around a decade</b><b>, and now it’s made the jump to iOS. Promising “mighty</b> …

iOS

Tasty Chips Electronics ST4 Hybrid Synthesizer/Tracker

4 Stereo voices<p>Analog multi-mode VCF per channel including voltage controlled resonance.<p>4 Stereo VCA’s<p>2 LFO’s per channel with:<p>Saw, square, sine, …

Midi

Sugar Bytes Intros ‘Unique’ Synth For iPhone, iPad

<b>Sugar Bytes</b> has released Unique for iPhone and Unique for iPad – iOS versions of its <b>Unique</b> desktop synth.<p>Here’s what they have to say about it:<p>You …

iOS

Listen to the ‘Star Wars’ theme as an 1980s synth track

If you liked the <i>Stranger Things</i> soundtrack, you’ll love this cover of “The Force Theme.”<p>Electronic music artist Scandroid posted the track just in …

Star Wars Day

6 Classic Electronic Instruments That Shaped Dance & Synth-Pop

For the burgeoning electronic producer, mobile apps are low-cost and low-commitment instruments for developing creativity. And thanks to technology …

Music (Australia)

Moog is making 25 more legendary Synthesizer IIIc units

Would you like to play the same instrument Wendy Carlos used for <i>Switched-On Bach</i>? Moog announced it is making a limited run of just 25 of the …

Great Job, Internet!: Those creepy nuclear test videos now have a gorgeous synthesizer soundtrack

Andrew Jones describes himself as “an artist here to record the quiet stories of the world and beyond,” and his latest project most certainly doubles down on the “beyond” part. Back in March, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory uploaded 63 videos of U.S. nuclear weapons tests to YouTube. …

Nuclear Test

Minijam Studio review: Synth, drums and FX with character for under $200

<i>Minijam Studio launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, offering all the gear you need to start making music out of the box for just $163. Scott</i> …

Start to Finish

Moog is reissuing one of its earliest synths, the Synthesizer IIIc

<b>Channel the spirit of Wendy Carlos with this classic ’60s model.</b>Moog has announced the reintroduction one of its earliest synths in a limited run of …

Music

"Switch On" is a dream space for fans of synthesizers and vintage electronics

In Austin, Texas a small shop called "Switched On" sells and repairs a wide range of synthesizers. Michael Stein, composer of the <i>Stranger Things</i> theme, used to fix synthesizers at this shop.

Keyboards

This ’80s-Style Synth Tune Makes Awkward Break-Ups Sound Fun

Listen to the new single from U.K. pop outfit Rhumba Club.<p>Rhumba Club is the reincarnation of U.K. singer-songwriter Tom Falle, previously of the …

Music

Axel Hartmann’s ’20’ Synthesizer Is Expensive & Gorgeous

Industrial designer <b>Axel Hartmann</b> and his company Designbox have handled the industrial design for dozens of synthesizers – including the <b>Waldorf Wave</b>, …