Forgive me if I seem a little over excited here (not sorry), but how could I not be when our long awaited Korg MS-20 FS finally lands on the Noisegate office doorstep. As you can see, I wasted no time at all unboxing this full-sized
All Korg’s Volca series are now on sale! The Volca family is up to ten different models now, ranging from monophonic analogue synths, to innovative digital drum machines, there really is something for everyone in this range. And with most models down to AUD$199, they’re
While exploring what the Korg SQ-64 can offer to synth heads who indulge in the Eurorack modular side of synthesis, I stumbled on an exciting use for the Korg’s unusual Arp function that’s perfect for use alongside faux-polyphonic modules like the 2hp Modular Pluck and
Given the atypical nature and undeniably subdued ‘virtual’ format of this year’s NAMM show, many brands have in turn limited their involvement, forgoing the hype of new product announcements and marketing fanfare. Korg however are not one of those brands choosing to instead seize the opportunity and
Another interesting collaboration announcement for Eurorack synth company Noise Engineering. Having recently collaborated with Arturia on the MicroFreak, Noise Engineering have now partnered with Avid offering 3 new AAX plug-ins based on 3 of their popular Eurorack modules. Known for the unique, aggressive, and otherworldly
If you don’t have the $15-20K to buy a Moog Model 15 (that’s if you can find one!) well now you can get that sound and workflow of this amazing hardware synth. The first Moog modular synthesizer and synthesis educational tool created exclusively for iOS
Just when we thought we were done wrapping up all the Korg announcements from NAMM 2021, Korg have dropped a host of new product teasers on us (not that we’re complaining). Although details are sparse there’s plenty to get excited about including a new drum machine,
Italy’s IK Multimedia have announced new additions to their UNO synth line up with the UNO Synth Pro and the UNO Synth Pro Desktop. The UNO Synth Pro is a 37 key paraphonic synthesizer with three analogue oscillators, a dual filter system, multiple envelops and
Kurzweil have come to the table this NAMM 2021 season, with the new K2700, featuring 88 fully weighted hammer-action keys, revamped sound engine and a myriad of control surfaces including 16 pads, a ribbon controller, programmable sliders and knobs, this is a fully fledged workstation.
Arturia and LA based modular synth aficionados Noise Engineering, have teamed up to work on the latest firmware update for Arturia’s quirky hybrid synth the MicroFreak. The new firmware update offers 3 new oscillator modes, a unison mode, more factory presets plus some workflow improvements.