Sega Genesis-ify all your sounds with this free decimator for any platform and OS

One tool gives you 8-bit retro digital sound effects (“bitcrush”/decimator) with loads of extras, for kind of every platform you can imagine – and it’s free.

Polymode is Cherry’s new soft synth inspired by the Polymoog, for $29

This idiosyncratic beast from 1975 gets a modern remake for playability.

Peter Kirn - February 1, 2021

Deep in Serum: six sound tricks to explore just by double-clicking, with maestro Francis Preve

For all the many soft synths out there, maturity and depth matter – and few tools offer those quite like the almighty Serum. Whether you’re just getting around to trying it – or you already think you know all there is to know – sound maven Francis Preve is the perfect guide.

Francis Preve - January 15, 2021

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