Roland VT-4 adds MIDI, control for performer-friendly vocal FX

Roland’s revised VT-4 – the replacement for the first AIRA VT-3 – makes it look like someone finally gets what vocalists want in effects. More effects options, actual control over harmony, and MIDI could make all the difference.

Roland’s latest keytar is more 80s than ever: AX-Edge

“Shoulder synthesizer”? “Strap-on keyboard?” No, Roland is calling their latest keytar a keytar – and giving into 80s retro vibes. And it’s a vocoder. And… you might kinda want one.

Peter Kirn - September 14, 2018

Let’s turn that synth into a singing robot, DerVoco brings vintage vocoder emulation to iOS

Let’s turn that synth into a singing robot, DerVoco brings vintage vocoder emulation to iOS using analog modelled components including filters, envelope followers and companders to create a warm vintage sound instead of digital techniques like FFT

Ashley Elsdon - June 3, 2018

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