TĀLĀ is right – Teenage Engineering OP-1 is a great desert island synth

It could have easily been a cute design toy. But the compact, crazy-fun OP-1 synth has stood the test of time.

In Moscow, a major convergence of synth makers and lovers

One of the year’s biggest events on the synthesizer calendar isn’t in the US or Germany or the UK. It’s an event called Synthposium, in Moscow next week.

Peter Kirn - August 15, 2017

Moog’s Minitaur bass synth just got a lot more interesting

It’s just called “2.2,” which sounds like a minor update. And with all the Minimoog remake hype, you probably weren’t even thinking about the Minitaur. But this little synth deserves a big second look.

Peter Kirn - August 11, 2017

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