Polyend Medusa synth-controller gets deeper powers, sleeker skin, lower price

Polyend’s Tracker may be getting all the attention, but the company’s Medusa – an expressive controller and synth combo – just got another batch of improvements. And that builds on one of the more unique and versatile pieces of electronic instrumental hardware around now.

Totally tube-ular: weird and wonderful sounds of Erica’s new Fusion modular system

The synth world may be quieter this April, but that isn’t stopping the saturated, screaming sounds of tubes. Erica Synths have both a new system and new modules, true to their post-Communist, tube-loving legacy. I’m going to say some words, but let’s marvel for a moment at the grungy, powerful industrial instrumentalism here first: Tubes […]

Peter Kirn - April 23, 2020

German music tech events enter the age of COVID-19; Musikmesse postponed

Novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, meet the musical instruments and music tech business. Events in Germany are threatened, and more could be in store worldwide.

Peter Kirn - March 4, 2020

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