This video, via sonicstate, takes a look behind the scenes with the Will Gregory Moog Ensemble. The Ensemble plays ‘switched on’ versions of classical music, John Carpenter and more.
Nick Batt talks with Gregory about the origin of the Ensemble, their gear and more.
Saturday Synth Porn: This video takes a look at the classic Yamaha CS 60 Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer. Continue reading
This video takes a hands-on look at the MFB Dominion 1 Analog Synthesizer – the latest in MFB’s line of Dominion programmable analog synths. Continue reading
Roland US has recently announced an update to its SH-101 PLUG-OUT software synth.
Updated Features inVersion 1.01 include:
- 32-bit AU is supported.
- [OPTION] button not working in some DAWs is fixed.
- Activation sometimes not working with Facebook is fixed.
A list of host applications (DAWs) that are compatible with the updated SH-101 PLUG-OUT is available on the Roland US website, and includes Cubase 7.5, Sonar X3, Presonus Studio One 2, Ableton Live 9, and Logic Pro X.
Moog Music has released a new video, featuring Chief Engineer Cyril Lance, that digs into the details of the synth architecture of the new Sub 37 analog synthesizer. Continue reading
Nick Batt of Sonic State has completed the second part of his Roland System-1 review, focusing at the SH-101 Plug-Out synth.
The SH-101 Plug-Out synth is a software synth that can run both as a plug-in in your computer, or run on the Roland System-1 keyboard.
Batt notes in his post for the video review, “I know it’s not on message to praise DSP instruments….but I was impressed by the accuracy of the SH-101 emulation.” Continue reading
This super-trippy 1972 advertisement for the Wurlitzer’s Orbit III reveals that it ‘may just change your mind’! Continue reading
This video, via LtPicard, takes a look at the ARP Omni MK1 – detailing some of the challenges of the vintage keyboard’s design and demonstrating why it’s worth tackling them. Continue reading