Do call it a comeback. Oberheim returns to the world of synthesizers – both for those who love the name, and a new generation discovering it for the first time. And the instrument to mark the occasion is an 8-voice dream synth. So for those deciphering the teasers and leaks, yes, the OB-X8 builds on […]
They’re smaller and cheaper than the Boutique series and first-gen AIRA, they’re battery-powered, and they pack a surprising amount of functionality and hands-on control. Roland has a new compact platform for the AIRA, and they look cute and fun.
It’s a modular in a modular. It’s a multitrack recorder. It’s a multi-channel audio interface. It’s a hub for CV. And now it does 3D graphics – and a plugin SDK has attracted well-known developer TheTechnobear.
Proper dub and experimental production will transport you to eerie otherworldly states of mind in this music from Kharkiv, Ukraine. And now the artist urgently needs our support, as he faces both urgent medical bills and Russian invasion.
SOMA Labs has now revealed the outcome of some of the experiments they’ve been doing with pitch – the new TERRA synthesizer, which we’ll see at Superbooth Berlin next week.
From Ben Burtt’s creations for Star Wars to Bonnie Wild’s work on The Mandalorian to sound editor André Fenley and Jurassic Park, the greatest sounds are all here. Apple has shot a loving look behind the scenes, in glorious black and white. And if that’s not enough for you, we’ve got more. Apple’s angle here […]
Superbooth is back in the woods of Köpenick for the second time in under a year – an unmatched meeting point for synths, instruments, and music. Whether you join on CDM or (ideally) come in person in Berlin, here’s what to look forward to in May.
Arturia’s pint-sized weirdo is full of tricks. One of the best ways to get maximum freak-age is to make use of its multiple oscillator types, which is why this tip comes in especially handy.
NAP, the free and open-source live visualization toolkit, has an all-new look, powerful GPU computation capabilities, a Web portal … and it even runs on a Raspberry Pi. Your next installation is calling. Let’s check it out.
Swords into plowshares … invading Russian tanks burnt up and made into synths. Sherman Drozd did just that, salvaging a destroyed part from near Kyiv. He shares the full story, and how the instrument was made. Well… Слава Україні! Музикантам слава!