Everything new in Arturia MicroFreak 3 update, as a wild little synth gets deeper

It’s cute and small, it’s affordable, and now it’s getting more packed into it, in collaboration with boutique maker Noise Engineering. Here’s a look at what’s new in Arturia’s free 3.0.x firmware update to their MicroFreak synth.

How MPE can work on hardware synths: a look at Sequential OB-6, Prophet 6 updates

Chicken and egg problem, no more. MIDI Polyphonic Expression is now in commonly available controller hardware and software like Ableton Live 11. So let’s check in at the synth maker of the father of MIDI – Dave Smith’s house Sequential and see what happens when you add it to classic synthesizers.

Peter Kirn - January 8, 2021

Elektron’s Octatrack 1.4 OS makes both MKI and MKII go deeper

The latest OS update from Elektron takes the beloved workstation and adds a ton of new stuff – making it easier to randomize parameters, trigger sounds via MIDI, edit and perform.

Peter Kirn - December 3, 2020

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