Elka Synthex Reissue Campaign Fails To Meet Goal

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The IndieGoGo campaign to produce a reissue of the classic Elka Synthex synthesizer has failed to meet is $414,000 goal, despite the high-profile backing of Jean-Michel Jarre.

Organizers note that “We’re saddened that we did not reach the funding target. This unfortunately means that Elka Synthex will not be coming back.”

They add that all contributions towards the project will be refunded. Continue reading

Novation Is Giving Away A Classic OSCar Synthesizer

Novation_OSCarNovation is launching a summer-long celebration of its 35+ year heritage with a giveaway of one of the most rare and beloved classic synthesizers, the OSCar.

The celebration also honors Novation’s longtime synthesizer designer, Chris Huggett, who, along with the OSCar programmable monosynth (1983), is also the designer responsible for the WASP monosynth (1978), the single-oscillator Gnat (1981), monophonic analogue Bass Station (1994), analogue-modelling polyphonic Supernova (1998) and others.

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