Inside KORG’s Modwave – sound design tips for this upcoming wavetable synth

KORG’s Modwave synth isn’t even out yet, but CDM sonic wizard-at-large Francis Preve was one of the people making sounds for it. Time to go 20,000 leagues under the sea with this monster wavetable hardware.

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

There’s a spring reverb thwack “Easter egg” waiting inside the Oberheim OB-6

I’m not sure which is better, musically slapping your synth, or the comments as Sequential reveals this demo of … smacking the spring reverb tank. Watch:

Peter Kirn - November 25, 2020

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