September 16, 2014 – 10:05 am | No Comment

Audiofanzine put the Waldorf Streichfett digital synthesizer to the test. Released earlier this year, the small box is designed to replicate the sound of vintage string machines.
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What’s the Frequency?
September 17, 2014 – 6:08 am | No Comment

The third episode in our Synthesis Series explains everything related to the frequency, its highs and lows.

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Wave’s Anatomy
September 11, 2014 – 10:02 am | No Comment

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The second article in our Sound Synthesis series is all about waves: from the simple sine to the complex ones, you’ll know everything about their properties and how to use them, with graphic illustrations.
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Journey to the Core of Sound
September 10, 2014 – 5:17 am | No Comment

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Audiofanzine launches a series of articles that will explain everything about sound synthesis, from its foundations to its different types and applications, accompanied with some practical examples and an introduction to the most emblematic synthesizers in the …

SynthGear joins Audiofanzine!
June 11, 2014 – 8:12 am | No Comment

We’re happy to let you all know that we’ve just joined forces with Audiofanzine, a leading international online musical magazine. What does this mean for you? The same great SynthGear site and content that you trust, …

Roland Aira System 1 Synthesizer Review
May 12, 2014 – 9:44 am | No Comment
Roland Aira System 1 Synthesizer Review

For a long time, Roland has attempted to create a digital version of analog synths in a variety of ways. The Aira System 1 has over 70 controls on the equipment, making it one of …

Korg Kronos Details released!
April 29, 2014 – 8:54 pm | 70 Comments
Korg Kronos Details released!

The first images and information for the Korg Kronos are in from NAMM 2011!   It’s a full workstation, with:

9 Sound engines, each offering a unique sound-creation technology (see list …

Free DIY Minimoog
April 27, 2014 – 8:34 pm | 5 Comments
Free DIY Minimoog

The Moog Minimoog is one of my favorite all-time synths. It was the first synthesizer that I played that produced a sound that I could almost see (see synesthesia).
Of course the only problem with …

Korg Monotron contest winners
April 25, 2014 – 8:19 pm | 3 Comments
Korg Monotron contest winners

Two months ago, we decided to celebrate our birthday by giving away a free Korg Monotron to one lucky SynthGear Reader. For the contest, we asked for ideas for the site, logo ideas, products …

The evolution of PC audio
April 23, 2014 – 7:53 pm | One Comment
The evolution of PC audio

Many of us take fantastic sound from our computers for granted these days, but PC audio has come a very long way since I bought my TRS-80 Color Computer a very long time ago (which …

Record grooves under an electron microscope
April 21, 2014 – 7:24 pm | 62 Comments
Record grooves under an electron microscope

Chris Supranowitz is a researcher at The Insitute of Optics at the University of Rochester. Along with a number of other spectacular studies (such as quantum optics, trapping of atoms, dark states and entanglement), …

We love the Korg Monotron!
April 19, 2014 – 7:11 pm | 5 Comments
We love the Korg Monotron!

If you’re a regular reader of SynthGear, you know that we love the Korg Monotron. Heck, we’re even giving them away for free!
Korg themselves have put together a bunch of cool mods (some commercial, …