Arturia V-Collection 9, feature by feature: a dreamy, futuristic update, new and old

Arturia’s V-Collection 9 is more than just another “add some more instruments, update a few things” V-Collection refresh. This one goes somewhere new and dreamy – both with new instruments that aren’t remakes of old stuff, and some of the biggest advancements coming in the form of rebuilds for some of your favorites.

Dave Smith brought us all closer together; Sequential and MIDI legend has died

Dave Smith was someone who brought all of us in electronic music instruments closer – and I don’t only mean through his contributions to MIDI. News reached us yesterday that the legendary engineer had died at age 72. I’m not at all surprised that it happened as he was doing what he loves, following up […]

Peter Kirn - June 2, 2022

The Oberheim OB-X8 is a beast – here are more sounds from it, straight-up

The OB-X8 was live in action at Berlin’s Superbooth – one big highlight was getting to see Dave Smith, Marcus Ryle, and team. But more sounds are coming out, as well.

Peter Kirn - May 19, 2022

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