Inside Cypher2, and what could be a more expressive future for synths

For all the great sounds they can make, software synths eventually fit a repetitive mold: lots of knobs onscreen, simplistic keyboard controls when you actually play. ROLI’s Cypher2 could change that. Lead developer Angus chats with us about why.

Step one: How to start using VCV Rack, the free modular software

So, you’re ready to try a free and open platform for modular synths – even if you’re new to modular. Here’s how to get started.

Ted Pallas - December 29, 2017

Going deep in techno technique and technology with Denmark’s CTRLS

Keep techno nerdy? We go in the studio to find out how Copenhagen’s CTRLS [Token] has developed his own sound, and how it relates to the tech he uses.

Peter Kirn - August 1, 2017

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