Pioneer’s new 6-channel DJ mixer could be a producer and live act favorite

Its expanded mixing and EQ section have already inspired memes, but live acts will sure be happy to see it in the booth. Pioneer, of course, faces an ongoing problem. Having taken over the world, there’s not much left to conquer. At the entry level, the strategy isn’t hard – there’s an expanding market of […]

KORG has a sneak peak of a new DX7-like FM synth – the opsix

Imagine a DX7, but with more parameter controls via extra faders – and it’s a KORG. That’s the best we can tell about the new opsix.

If you’ve got $7500, you can also have an E-mu SP-1200 sampler remake

Also new in 2020 – a remake of the legendary 1987 E-mu SP-1200. Just get ready for some sticker shock, because it’s not just a clone, it’s an actual SP-1200, rebuilt.

Okay, Behringer also have 22 Moog modules

I’m worried about Behringer. They’re using this time machine a lot, without thinking about the dangers of the temporal paradox.

Behringer’s first 11 Eurorack modules, revealed – and they’re even called System 100

Behringer promised to recreate the Roland System 100 modular system, and they’ve done that – with a system they call the System 100.

Moog’s Subsequent 25 synth is here, and it’s got an animated film to go with it

For all Moog’s synths, it’s been a while since there was a sweet spot that said – oh, if I want a Moog, I should start here. The Subsequent 25 could be that instrument.

2hp have a lunchbox modular synth in a literal lunchbox

One thing Eurorack modular doesn’t normally make you say is, “awwwww… cute!” But here’s a modular synth rig that looks as likely to contain a peanut butter and jelly sandwich as a synth.

Sequential’s Pro 3 is a new synth, while the others clone – so how does it stack up?

One person who isn’t just copying Dave Smith is – Dave Smith. Sequential are back with the new Pro-3, a flagship mono/paraphonic synth instrument.

Arturia KeyStep Pro is the sequencer keyboard we were waiting for

It’s like a BeatStep Pro, but with keys, but with KeyStep features, but with extras. And it’s still compact. Sounds like Arturia may have a hit on their hands.

Novation’s Launchpad Pro is grid and sequencer, for software or standalone for gear

Novation’s grids continue getting more flexible and more open – that last bit setting them apart from products designed to be unitasker controllers for a single piece of software. The updated Launchpad Pro is full of stuff Launchpad fans asked for, and rounds on the current Launchpad range with an advanced model. I love the […]