The best music and creative hardware deals for Cyber Monday from Amazon

Amazon has a surprising sale on Roland and Novation drum machines, among others. Here are some top picks. The big surprise comes from some of my favorite Roland boxes, if you’ve been following CDM this year. Heck, I don’t have the TR-06 and kinda want one thanks to its trigger ins, so I may cause […]

Gen Z: Moog reimagines its software instrument as Animoog Z

Ten years after its first entry into software instruments, Moog is back with the next generation – a 16-voice wavetable/vector successor with three-axis navigation called Animoog Z. (Since this is a website, not radio, I kindly remind you that Moog is in the United States. Therefore, in your mind, say “OP-Zed” when talking about Sweden’s […]

Peter Kirn - November 23, 2021

Tiny Poly: Roland is making Boutique versions of JD-800, JX-8P

Roland is continuing its series of tiny synths with some unlikely additions – the 1985 JX-8P and 1991 JD-800. But maybe the big news is, under the hood, you finally get serious polyphony.

Peter Kirn - November 9, 2021

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