Explore sonic inspiration, via this artist’s approach to Novation’s Peak 1.2

Novation packed new sounds – and 43 new wavetables – into an update for their flagship Peak synthesizer. Sound designer Patricia Wolf writes to share how she approached making some of those new sounds.

Bass Station II turns 2.5: filter tracking, paraphonic mode, microtuning

Novation’s Bass Station has reached the 25 year mark – and their Bass Station II synth gets a significant set of updates as “2.5” to celebrate. Think new sound design possibilities and architectural wonders, plus microtuning. Let’s look:

Peter Kirn - November 1, 2018

Aphex Twin talks to Korg’s Tatsuya Takahashi, blows our minds

Richard D. James worked with KORG on the microtuning feature of the Monologue. Warp has published a sprawling, nerdy interview he conducted with Tatsuya.

Peter Kirn - July 11, 2017

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