Percussa micro super signal processor

A new, powerful synth finds its soul in a cheap plastic FM past

Imagine starting with a painstaking emulation of the lofi sound of instruments like Yamaha’s SHS-10 keytar – but then modulating those quirks in powerful ways. Now you’re getting the mission of the new plug-in from Plogue – PortaFM.

Yamaha just bought amp and pedal maker Ampeg

Yamaha’s guitar group is growing. Alongside products on their own brand and Line 6, they now will own one of the most legendary brands of all time: Ampeg.

Peter Kirn - May 11, 2018

KQ Dixie could be the closest you’ll get to a DX7 on your iOS device

KQ Dixie could be the closest you’ll get to a real Yamaha DX7 on your iOS device, and what’s more it’ll actually control a DX7 is you connect one over MIDI

Ashley Elsdon - January 16, 2018

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