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My Gear: Dark Water

Whether they’re a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop on

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

Berhinger MS-101 Synth Has Been Officially Released

Behringer MS-101 Synth Has Been Officially Released

Behringer’s depiction of the iconic Roland SH-101, the MS-101 is now officially part of their vastly expanding synthesiser product line. The MS-101 is a monophonic analogue synthesiser based upon the 3340 VCO with 4 simultaneous waveforms, VCF, ADSR envelope, 32 step sequencer, arpeggiator and a

Arturia Announce Hybrid MicroFreak Synthesiser

French synthesiser wizards Arturia have dropped a new hybrid Paraphonic synth called the MicroFreak,  mixing a complex digital oscillator, an analogue filter and creative sequencing. “Unusual, different, unique, perculiar, exceptional” – all adjectives that have come straight from the horse’s mouth to describe their latest offering

Teenage Engineering Goes Modular with a Do-it-Yourself Synth

Teenage Engineering Goes Modular With a Do-it-Yourself Synth

Boutique Swedish audio company Teenage Engineering is expanding their ever-popular Pocket Operator synth line with new Do-it-Yourself modular units called the 16, the 170, and the 400. These are an affordable entry point into modular synthesis- Teenage Engineering says their goal was to create a

Korg Announces New Volcas and Minilogue xd

Korg has just confirmed three new product announcements ahead of the 2019 NAMM trade show – 2 new additions to their ultra-portable Volca series and an upgrade/expansion to their 2016 analogue synthesiser, the Minilogue. Introducing the Volca Drum digital percussion synthesiser, Volca Modular semi-modular analogue synth, and

MS-X Analogue Synth: An Extreme Korg Monotron Mod

MS-X Analogue Synth: An Extreme Korg Monotron Mod

When KORG released the Monotron, a tiny monophonic synthesiser that looked like an old cassette tape, it was a synth that despite its size it punched well above its weight. With the embedded 12dB/oct lowpass filter of the MS-10/20 analogue synth., this was certainly a

My Gear: Micky Cooper

[addtoany] Whether they’re a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop
My Gear: With pting

My Gear: pting

Whether they are a self-described gear nerd or a complete gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a