Flexible modular percussion, modulation: cool tricks with Tymp Legio, Peaks Dead Man’s Catch

From beautiful toms to alternate LFO modes, here are two Eurorack modules that shine in multiple applications. Take a video tour of the Dead Man’s Catch firmware for Peaks and variations, and Noise Engineering’s Tymp Legio.

Arturia now lets you choose hardware, software, or both for its synth: MiniFreak V tested

First, there was the hardware keyboard. Then, MiniFreak owners got the MiniFreak V plug-in as an exclusive software companion. Now, anyone can buy the plug-in a la carte – so let’s take a look under the hood and see how the virtual version performs and what it can do.

Peter Kirn - January 17, 2023

Teenage Engineering OP-1 field review, not a review: in the field, on an album

Nothing defies trends quite like the Teenage Engineering OP-1. It’s small and lean, but priced alongside pro instruments. It’s a compact luxury synth. We bring back our resident expert on mobile production, Swedish gear, and multifunction compact goodness Andreas Roman to give us a review – or not. Swede anti-reviews Swede. Go. -Ed.

Andreas Roman - January 12, 2023

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