Review: nanobox adds palm-sized synthesis to 1010music’s cute gear line

It’s the perfect follow-up to 1010’s ultra-compact blackbox sampler and bluebox mixer. Now nanobox adds pint-sized synthesis to the range, with ultra-portable granular and wavetable synths – and we’ve got a first review from resident 1010 expert Andreas Roman.

Afrorack is back with cheap DIY modules, from African percussion to MS-20 filters

Afrorack continues to make richly textured polyrhythmic music and share secrets for cheaply producing powerful modular instruments with open tools. Here are some tantalizing updates from Uganda.

Peter Kirn - September 21, 2021

Sequential’s Pro 3 gets new wavetables from some wild sources, and patch morphing

Sequential, the house Dave Smith built, keeps cramming extras into their instruments for free. Which is their flagship, exactly? Who knows? Who cares? The Pro 3 just got a lot cooler.

Peter Kirn - July 9, 2021

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