Moog Music layoffs provoke dismay in synth community

Several reports have confirmed steep layoffs this week at Moog Music’s Asheville, NC headquarters, shortly following an acquisition by InMusic (parent of Akai, Numark, Alesis, and others). Even in a tough year, these cuts are uniquely significant, as they strike at the brand story of the single best-known name in synths.

3rd Wave, wavetable synth beast, does MPE and is now in desktop form

Groove Synthesis, the instrument maker founded by veterans of Sequential and Oberheim, has taken their massive 24-voice wavetable synth and put it into a desktop form.

Peter Kirn - September 21, 2023

The greatest hits of Electro-Harmonix are now in pico-sized pedals: NYC Series

What could make pedals irresistible again? New York-based, independent Electro-Harmonix is squeezing their greatest hits and multi-functionality into 9 baby pedals. And they look adorable.

Peter Kirn - September 21, 2023

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