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Are you tired of cheap synthesizers that tend to fall apart at the slightest nudge? Or change their sound simply because you accidentally scratched it while changing out cords? The Dave Smith Prophet 12 is …

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Love Analog Sequencers? Check Out the Korg Volca Series!
October 17, 2013 – 11:02 am | No Comment
Love Analog Sequencers? Check Out the Korg Volca Series!

If you’re really into EDM production tools and you like the idea of having analog sequencers, then the Korg Volca Series is perfect for you! This series comes in three distinct models to allow you …

4 Steps To Create Your Own Loops and Samples
October 11, 2013 – 10:27 am | Comments Off
4 Steps To Create Your Own Loops and Samples

Whether you are using Logic, Abelton, or another recording program, there are plenty of websites available right now that are offering you looped sounds to help fill out a recording you’re trying to make. With …

Synth Britannia – The history of the Synthesizer
September 25, 2013 – 9:38 am | Comments Off
Synth Britannia – The history of the Synthesizer

The documentary by BBC4, Synth Britannia, produced and directed by Ben Whalley, is the introduction into Brittan’s synthizing revolution.   The documentary uses Stanley Kubrick’s   A Clockwork Orange as the set piece which allows the commentators …

The Studiologic Sledge: More Fun Than the Video
September 24, 2013 – 7:50 am | Comments Off
The Studiologic Sledge: More Fun Than the Video

Don’t judge the Studiologic Sledge based on the sales video. The sales guy might think that the first point to make about this product is that it has “a lot of great knobs,” but the …

Inventor of the Synthesizer Documentary
September 21, 2013 – 10:48 am | Comments Off
Inventor of the Synthesizer Documentary

In this documentary made by Hans Fjellestad and produced by Plexifilm, we are introduced to the history of the synthesizer invented by Robert Moog who later sparked a revolution in the world of electronic music …

History of Synthesizers: 1970 to 1980 End of the Pre-Digital Synth Era
June 12, 2013 – 8:20 am | No Comment
History of Synthesizers: 1970 to 1980 End of the Pre-Digital Synth Era

Previously we discussed how the first modern, tube operated synthesizers first came to be with the RCA Mark I and Mark II and how R. A. Moog used transistor technology to create the first line …

History of Synthesizers: 19th Century to 1950
June 10, 2013 – 8:27 am | One Comment
History of Synthesizers: 19th Century to 1950

It may surprise some to know that the synthesizers we have today actually started off nearly 120 years ago. At the end of the 19th century, around 1896 a businessman and inventor going by the …

Jordan Rudess Changes The Mobile Synth Landscape With Morphwiz
June 6, 2013 – 12:10 pm | No Comment
Jordan Rudess Changes The Mobile Synth Landscape With Morphwiz

Best known for his contributions to progressive metal band Dream Theater, Jordan Rudess is highly recognized as one of the best keyboard players to ever live. The Juilliard School of Music alum now expanded his …

New Performance Synth App for the iPad
May 14, 2013 – 11:49 am | No Comment
New Performance Synth App for the iPad

Here is an interesting Performance Synth, an app that turns your iPad into a real time performance instrument.
 

This $5 app allows you to carry a complete, full featured, real time synthesizer around with you and have …

Sick octave synth
May 14, 2013 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Sick octave synth

Uk indie rock band The Young Knives are selling a hand made synth, based on the classic Atari punk console design, to support their new album ‘SICK OCTAVE’.
The band are letting fans pre order their …