Yamaha may revisit its legendary 1970s CS-80 polysynth

Yamaha is the one giant name that has mostly shied away from revisiting its past synth glory – but all that could soon be set to change.

The 1976 Polymoog film reminds us of when polysynths were new

In case you missed it, Moog’s re-release of an aging red-tinted, humming copy of the original 1976 Polymoog promo is a treat. And it’s a reminder of how far we’ve come.

Peter Kirn - October 9, 2018

The amazing touch-controlled synth made in 1978 China

In the late 1970s in China, one inventor created a futuristic take on traditional instruments – and it easily still inspires today.

Peter Kirn - April 20, 2018

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