Gianni Proietti (Gattobus) has shared his collection of custom patches for the Roland JD-XA synthesizer as a free download. Proietti demonstrates his patches in a pair of videos, which feature his JD-XA versions of iconic synth sounds.
On Tuesday, Roland Corporation announced the availability of their System-8 Plug-Out Synthesizer, the new performance instrument which, they tout, features “the latest generation of the acclaimed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology.” The System-8 is a new hardware synth that uses analog circuit modeling to implement its own synth architecture and to recreate the circuits of… Read More Roland System-8 Plug-out Synthesizer Now Available
in this video, Sweetwater’s Daniel Fisher compares the Dave Smith Prophet-6 and OB-6. Fisher notes that there are more similarities between the two synths than differences; but they each have some unique features that make them sound very different. Check it out and let us know how you think they compare in the comments!
This short video look at the synth gear behind the soundtrack to ‘Stranger Things’.… Read More The Synths Of ‘Stranger Things’
Here’s a sneak preview of the Genesis 1 synthesizer, described as ‘the synth of the future’….… Read More Genesis 1 – ‘The Synth Of The Future’
Roland has announced JD-Xi v1.5, an update that adds shuffle, side-chain compression & more. … Read More Roland JD-Xi Update Adds Side Chain Compression, Shuffle & More
Behringer has announced a new augmented reality synth interface for the DeepMind 12, at Synthfest in Sheffield UK.… Read More Behringer DeepMind 12 Brings Augmented Reality To Synthesizers
Should this Funk Bass Face-Off go 9 rounds? Check the the videos and let us know what you think!… Read More The Funk Bass Face-Off: Korg ARP Odyssey vs Minimoog Model D