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:

Sequential Prophet-5 is the best possible remake of a legendary synth; here’s why

In a sometimes ugly world, there is this beautiful synthesizer. Not just a simple remake, Sequential’s Prophet-5 lets you literally dial in the vintage spirit. The best-loved instrument from Dave Smith is back.

Peter Kirn - October 1, 2020

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

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