Korg today released free OS updates for the Electribe and Electribe Sampler; and announced updated versions of the two devices.… Read More Korg Electribes Get Free OS Update, New Colors
While inspired by instruments like the Mellotron and Ondes Martenot, the OM-1 uses a standard cassette tape as its audio source, so its sound is completely up to you:… Read More The Onde Magnétique Is Like A Cassette Tape Mellotron
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Bruno Di Micco shared this video for a new song, DecaDance, performed on the Roli Seaboard Rise 25.
Swedish Band Wintergatan shared a new video featuring two new custom electroacoustic instruments. The instruments, created by Wintergatan’s Martin Molin, include: The Music Box – a electro-mechanical music box that uses a punched strip to sequence the notes; and The Modulin – a hybrid modular synthesizer violin. The video captures a live performance, filmed in on take,… Read More Wintergatan Performs ‘All Was Well’ With DIY Music Box and Hybrid Modular Synth/Violin
Chris Blarsky of Ninstrument has announced the Synthboy+ Special Edition – a new version that adds a voltage clock out from LSDJ.
Chris Randall (Analog Industries) shared this video that looks at making tape loops with a vintage Nagra III mono 1/4″ analog reel-to-reel tape recorder.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Sonic State, captures a live performance by John Biddulph on modular synthesizer, saxophone and Yamaha WX7 wind instrument.
At the 2016 Summer NAMM Show, startup company Amelia’s Compass introduced the ControllerHub 8 – a device that lets you connect up to 8 expression pedals and foot switches and create your own custom MIDI pedal board. Company co-founder Steven Christensen gave us an overview and demo at the show.