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My Gear Dan Rivers Feature

My Gear: Dan Rivers

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

Argentina’s Zeus Polyphonic Analogue Synthesizer

Argentina’s Zeus Polyphonic Analogue Synthesiser

Argentinian boutique synth manufacturer GS Music has just released a sneak peek of their new polyphonic analogue synth opportunely named Zeus. It appears that the company may have been inspired by Moog and Arturia with the aesthetics and layout certainly borrowing features from the likes

Korg Unveils the NTS-1, DIY Digital Synthesiser

Korg Unveils the NTS-1, DIY Digital Synthesiser

Initially teased at Superbooth 2019, Korg’s Nu:Tekt NTS-1 is now official!  The DIY-focused, NTS-1 packs a powerful synth and multi-effect engine into an incredibly compact form factor that boasts compatibility with the Korg logue-Software Development Kit — so it’s possible to run any of the

Arturia MicroFreak Overview & Demo

Arturia MicroFreak: Overview & Demo

Earlier this year, Arturia announced the MicroFreak – a Paraphonic Hybrid synthesiser featuring a digital oscillator, an analogue filter with a touch capacitive keyboard, reminiscent of the Don Buchla Music Easel. The MicroFreak’s digital oscillator is the heart and soul of this synth and features

Arthur Fussy Releases New Sounds for The Arturia Matrixbrute

New Sounds for the Arturia Matrixbrute by Arthur Fussy

For those of you who are looking for inspiration and new sound textures for their Arturia Matrixbrute synthesiser, independent Austrian Sound designer Arthur Fussy has programmed and released a new Vol 1 Soundpack for this innovative synth, featuring 32 presets of ‘Classic & Experimental stuff,

KORG: Volca Semi-Modular Synthesiser Overview

KORG Volca Modular Synthesiser Demo & Overview

We take a deeper look into Korg’s new Volca Modular synthesiser, which we found offers vast possibilities for interesting and unusual sound design. Modular synthesis, and in particular the Eurorack format, is a form of creating electronic music that’s been gaining momentum over the last

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