Why would you want this €129 kit covered in sixty knobs?

It’s an expansion kit for an obscure boutique drum machine – and maybe the most niche product from Bastl Instruments yet. But it could be more than that.

Gallery: Inside the gear-packed hall of Moscow’s Synthposium Expo

Gear Acquisition Syndrome has come full force to Russia. Both live stages and the gear Expo at Synthposium in Moscow last week made that clear.

Peter Kirn - September 2, 2017

This big YouTube star does great things with Bastl’s little creations

The reigning electronic musician of YouTube, Andrew Huang, reviews the equally charming Bastl Kastle and jams with the OP-1 and Micro Granny 2. Let’s watch.

Peter Kirn - August 2, 2017

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