In a sometimes ugly world, there is this beautiful synthesizer. Not just a simple remake, Sequential’s Prophet-5 lets you literally dial in the vintage spirit. The best-loved instrument from Dave Smith is back.
Teenage Engineering has been teasing the OB-4 – sparking speculation that they might have a new instrument. Instead, we get a radio/boom box. But in typical Teenage fashion, it’s not quite what you’d expect.
MadMapper 4 is here with a host of improvements. And the timing could actually be ideal – projection mapping and (especially) light mapping are alive in pandemic times, and an essential lifeline to those earning a living doing them.
If you were wondering which grid to get, Launchpad Pro MK3 is now a pretty easy answer. New firmware sweetens the deal for the one 8×8 grid that also runs standalone – no computer needed.
Not just faster bpm. Not just harder. At the edge of hardcore techno, producers explore the catharsis that comes from screams – screams you can dance to.
Moog’s patchable Grandmother and Matriarch just got black-panel makeovers, so they look like the historic 900-series modules that inspired them. And today, we kick off a series that uses this instrument to teach modular synthesis as musical technique – for beginners and advanced players alike.
The Ableton-esque Live Looper in Logic Pro X 10.5 may have gotten all the attention. But don’t miss the Drum Machine Designer, Step Sequencer, and Drum Synths – they turn Logic into a virtual drum machine.
It’s a great feeling to support good causes – and, if you’re lucky, walk away with a prize. Let’s use the excuse to marvel at some lesser-known vintage design and queue up some Moog videos. Hey, there are no new shows right now, so here’s our kind of “M”TV.
Imagine entering an inspiring electronic music studio and getting free reign to play. Now imagine the price of admission for each synth is the cost of a beer.
The depth and flexibility of insanely powerful platform SuperCollider meets a beautiful recreation of the TR-808 in the “experimental 808,” SC-808. And now it’s available in an expanded Advanced edition.