The late Dave Smith with Tom Oberheim, Marcus Ryle, Tony Karavidas talking OB-X8 design

We’re fortunate for all the time we get to spend together talking about the stuff we love and meeting the people who make our musical instruments. And that time is always limited. So this moment from the OB-X8 team is especially worth watching for all four designers – and RIP, Dave.

The Strange Agency are back, with a new granular synth called Soup

The Strange Agency are back after what seems like a very long break, with a new granular synth app for your iPad called Soup. Inspired by oil can delays of the 60s and also their previous granular explorations

Ashley Elsdon - May 2, 2018

Dave Smith Goes Modular, with a $179 Curtis Filter Module

Eurorack fever continues to spread. The ease of making musical electronics fit the standard, pioneered by Germany’s Dieter Doepfer, and the growing appetite from a small but passionate audience, seems to make producing new modules irresistible. The entire design equation is different: a single task or handful of tasks can become a product. Dave Smith […]

- August 29, 2014

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