Your guide to the 3 best new underground synths from NAMM – not a clone in sight

Nothing new under the sun? Think again. Independent manufacturers are still creating novel designs for music making – and last week brought a lot of news.

Return of full-sized KORG MS-20, as retro trend continues

It’s badly upstaged by the ARP 2600, but for those who want it, KORG are again making full-sized MS-20 synths. That caps a long string of MS-20s from KORG.

Peter Kirn - January 14, 2020

Roland has a new 88-key keyboard, and it means MIDI 2.0 has arrived

Roland has a new high-end keyboard with weighted action and lots of extras. The real news, though: this is the first MIDI 2.0 instrument from Roland.

Peter Kirn - January 7, 2020

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