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Hybrid History: The Digital/Analogue Underdog Synthesisers

Combining digital and analogue components, through necessity or sonic exploration, has resulted in some of the most interesting and unique instruments within the fairly short history of synthesisers. Analogue components in the ‘70s had sonic capabilities that were limited in scope and expanding on that

ARTURIA MINIBRUTE 2 & 2S Analogue Synthesizers Review

ARTURIA MiniBrute 2 & 2S – Analogue Synthesisers

Product Review: We’ve come to expect big things from this forward-thinking French company’s small packages and Arturia’s MiniBrute 2 and 2S are no exception.  You instantly notice the larger size of the MiniBrute 2 thanks to the sprawling panel of knobs, faders and switches and luscious wooden
A Korg Manifesto: Six Diverse Artists Using Korg in 2018

Six Aussie Artists Who Love Korg Synths

[addtoany] 2018 marks an important year for Korg. It is the 50th anniversary of their first synthesiser; the Prototype 1. Over the past half-century Korg have established themselves within the industry of synthesis as innovative creators, becoming a household name synonymous with exciting sounds, professional
microKORG: Sweet Sixteen

microKORG – Sweet Sixteen

Product Review: The KORG microKORG  For a while there, Korg ran out of ways to wrap the company name into its model names. The ’70s kicked off with the KORGUE organ, then the miniKORG, followed by the MAXI KORG. It was a good run, but it
Soundcraft Notepad‑8FX

Soundcraft Notepad 8FX Analogue Mixer & USB Interface

Product Review: Boasting two mic preamps, USB interfacing and Lexicon effects, this keenly priced mixer holds lots of promises. Does it deliver? Soundcraft’s console‑design history goes right back to the time when tape recorders ruled the Earth— and even the Notepad model name has been
Steve Williams Feature

Steve Williams: Addicted to Synths

Steve Williams is addicted to synthesisers and his vast synth collection verifies that. Amongst his collection are rare vintage synths such as the British EMS VCS-3 (as used by Pink Floyd on “Dark Side of The Moon”) and the Australian Fairlight Series IIx and CMI

Black Corporation Tease New Analogue Polyphonic Synth

Black Corporation, The makers of the well-received 'Deckards Dream' Yamaha CS80 remake, have been teasing details of their upcoming 8-voice analogue poly-synth module 'KIMIJI' via Instagram. Initially leaked by sound-designer Richard Divine during NAMM, here's what we know so far. The Kimiji is loosely based
Bass Gear – What to watch out for in 2018!

Bass Gear – What to Watch Out for in 2018!

[addtoany] With the whirlwind that was NAMM 2018 over and out for another 12 months we take this chance to look back at our top 3 bass gear picks from the show. We think these releases will shake the bass world for 2018 and just

NAMM 2018 Roundup: Live Sound

With NAMM 2018 now wrapping up we now take a look at some of the interesting news and new releases during the show amongst the Live Sound platform and community.  STAR OF THE SHOW: AKG C636 Microphone Having been awarded the Technical and Creative Achievement in Microphones