Synthesizers

EXCLUSIVE! 'Black Synth' by Chris Veron

'Black Synth' is the title track from Veron's forthcoming EP, out on 26 November<p>Our second track premiere this week comes from German producer Chris …

Sweden

The Light Controlled iAbyssal Synth/Noisemaker for iOS

Developer Alfredo Aliaga has released the iAbyssal light controlled synth and noise machine for iOS devices.<p>The iAbyssal creates a host of synthetic …

Music (Australia)

Eowave Quadrantid Swarm Experimental Touch Synthesiser

Paris based music hardware company Eowave has created a new experimental touch synthesiser called the Eowave Quadrantid Swarm which comes complete …

Crowd Funding

S-Modular is a new semi-modular synth app for iPad

Get wired with this new patchable ’Pad app…<p>S-modular is a new app for your iPad based around a modular synth interface. Similar to Reaktor’s Blocks, …

DJs

Watch In Awe As This Man Turns On A 100-Oscillator Synth

How many oscillators is too many oscillators? Is there such a thing?<p>If you’ve never happened across the mad genius of Youtuber LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER, …

Music (Australia)

PREMIERE: Bayview Terrace unveil their synth soaked, alarmingly catchy new tune My House

From funk to EDM, from dancehall to dub, the world loves a song you can get down to. It’s the only kind of jam <b>Bayview Terrace</b> ever want to make, and …

Music (Australia)

A Free Album Made with a Free Virtual Modular Synthesizer

Lost Identity by The KlirrfaktorRudimentary sources are a thing this week. Over at pitchfork.com, Philip Sherburne surveyed albums recorded on a …

Get Started with DIY Synths

Jacek Handke shared this fantastic article about getting started in DIY synths with us:<p>I wrote a tutorial on how to begin with synthesizer DIY depending on your skills (and money). It is more “possibilities in synth DIY” oriented than the usual “how to hold a soldering iron” – focusing more around …

DIY

S-Modular is a simple semi-modular synth app for iPad

<b>An affordable, patchable synth for iPad.</b>The iPad isn’t short of modular synth apps to get you patching with a touchscreen, but a new instrument …

App Store

This is quite possibly the largest synthesizer orchestra ever assembled

<b>100 sine waves being belted out of 100 cars as part of the Red Bull Academy Los Angeles Festival could possibly be the largest synthesizer orchestra</b> …

iWaveStation update – Korg tweak their ‘classic’ iOS synth recreation

Korg are undoubtedly a leading brand in the world of music technology and that expertise and brand has very much embraced what iOS has to offer over …

iOS

Stream ‘Patterns/Harmonics’, the brilliant new album from Brighton synth and drums duo AK/DK

Stream Patterns/Harmonics, the brilliant new album from Brighton synth and drums duo AK/DK>

Music (UK)

Spotlight on Serum: Pyramind Workshop and Free Tutorials

Allow me to brag for just a second, because we here at Electronic Musician have been down from day one with the Xfer Records Serum synthesizer …

Music Technology

Comment on Brooklyn Synth Expo October 28-29 by Tom

If I remember what Sam from Three Wave told me there will be a sale going on, but it will be the fairly standard 10% or so. They were also giving …

Cosplay

The Synth Sounds of Stranger Things

The opening theme of <i>Stranger Things</i> helped set the tone of the show unlike any other original soundtrack in recent memory. The heavy synths helped …

Stranger Things

Synth Art Volume 1

Ste Holmes is running a Kickstarter project to fund production of a coffee table book of synth-themed art. Synth Art Volume 1 features a series of 36 …

Coffee Table

The Mighty DX7 Medley

LinkDo you love classic ’80s music? Many of the songs of the era relied heavily on Yamaha’s vaunted DX7 synthesizer, which was the first mainstream …

Yamaha

A cat walking over a synthesiser creates the perfect soap opera soundtrack

A cat walking up and down a synthesiser provides the perfect soundtrack to an emotional scene from a US soap opera. “I’ve always loved you.”The post …

British Humour

5 of the best miniature synths

Big isn’t better when it comes to these killer compact machines

Music

Play a Stranger Things synth in your web browser

Warbler's delight...<p>'Stranger Things' isn't just one of the most popular Netflix series out there, its soundtrack is easily one of the best things …

DJs

Modular synthesizer expo Machines In Music hits NYC this weekend

<b>New York’s modular synthesizer exhibition returns for its third year.</b>Last year, New York’s modular synth expo Machines In Music showed locals the ins …

Music

Dreadbox NYX - Misc Synth Drones

Published on Oct 8, 2017 RemixSample<p>"Here is another NYX demo where I combine the internal reverb with Valhalla Shimmer to get a stereo sound. I have …

This Week in Free Stuff: Soundly 2 SFX Cloud; Kairatune Synthesizer; Techno Samples

Soundly 2 Earlier this year I wrote up the freemium model cloud sound effects library software Soundly , and this week the small Norwegian start-up …

Freebies

Check out some loving synth images and inspiration from Moscow

Even as rave culture faces new hurdles in Russia, nerd culture thrives. That was the feeling at August’s Synthposium in Moscow; here’s another …

Blade Runner

This Synth Is Okay

While this 3D printed synthesizer might just be okay, we’re going to say it’s better than that. Why? [oskitone] did something with a 555 timer.The …

Make Noise turns its 0-Coast synth into two new Eurorack modules

<b>Contour and Dynamix are available now.</b>Make Noise has launched two new Eurorack modules inspired by its tiny, patchable 0-Coast synthesizer.Both the …

Music

Reason 10 arrives next month with two new synthesizers

<b>Propellerhead calls it the DAW’s biggest update ever.</b>Propellerhead has announced the next version of its popular Reason software studio, adding two …

Music

Electro-Harmonix Releases the Superego Multi-Effect Synth Engine

The Superego+ springboards off the Superego’s ability to create synth effects, sound layers, glissandos, infinite sustain and more with the addition …

Guitar

Schmidt Synthesizer Available Again For 19,900 Euro

<b>Schmidt-Synthesizer</b>, makers of the high-end <b>Schmidt Eight Analog Synthesizer</b>, have announced that they are now taking orders on a third batch of 25 …

Audiophile

This iPad synthesiser lets you play almost any sound

SyndtSphere may be just about the most flexible music instrument ever. It is also an iPad app. Klevgränd’s SyndtSphere can be a piano, a violin, a flute, a bass, but it can also be anything in-between. If you ever struggled to find the exact sound you wanted out of a synthesizer, then should try …

Technology