Top music gear news from Superbooth 2021 – the CDM monster guide

The music nerd cultural happening – modular pilgrimage is back, and with it… way too much gear to wrap your head around. Here are the not-to-miss picks and of course the exhaustive CDM monster guide.

Gorgeous Hydrasynth polysynth adds tuning tables, distortion, more

The Hydrasynth’s wave morphing polyphony is yours for a street price of around $1300. Now alternative tunings and extra features make that more appealing. Here’s a look.

Peter Kirn - August 7, 2020

Hydrasynth is a no-compromise polysynth, and a key Akai, Arturia alum designer was involved

It calls itself a “dream synth” for sound designers and performers alike. It’s got polyphonic aftertouch. And it signals a return of the designer of the Arturia ‘Brutes and Akai APC40. Today is the first time I think most of us have heard of Ashun Sound Machines. Evidently, it’s a new synthesizer brand backed by […]

Peter Kirn - September 3, 2019

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