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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Swing It!
October 7, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment


VCO, DCO, LFO, the sixth episode of the Audiofanzine Synthesis Series explains all these weird, yet unavoidable acronyms.
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Make Some Noise!
October 1, 2014 – 11:00 am | No Comment


From wave to noise, Audiofanzine takes this new step in the fifth article of our Synthesis series.
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In Search of the Perfect Wave
September 25, 2014 – 10:57 am | No Comment


Fourth episode of our series of educational articles about Synthesis. Today we’ll look into the main waveforms that are usually adopted as the basic ingredients of any respectable sound “lab.”
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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

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

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 …