Ming Micro, A MIDI-Controller 8-bit Video Synthesizer, Is ‘The Ultimate Pixel Art Instrument’


Special Stage Systems has introduced the Ming Micro – a portable 8-bit video synthesizer, with NTSC composite output, integrated chiptune synthesis, SD card slot, USB and MIDI control.

They call it “The ultimate pixel art instrument.”

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

New Artificial Noise LAB:1 Synthesizer Designed To Sound ‘Thick & Raw”


Designer Neil Burnby of Artificial Noise has introduced a new ‘experimental synthesizer’, the LAB:1.

The LAB:1 is a 6-oscillator synthesizer, “designed to sound thick and raw, with little regard for stability and ‘clean’ waveforms,” notes Bumby. “Expect to explore strange audio territories with the LAB:1.” Continue reading

Modal Electronics Intros 4 New Eurorack Modules, New Rack Synth At Winter NAMM Show

At the 2016 NAMM Show, Modal Electronics introduced 4 new Modal Eurorack modules, a new rack-mount synth and more.

In the video above, product specialist Luca Mucci gives an overview and demo of the new modules. Continue reading

Free Online Patch Editor For MeeBlip Anode, Blipweb


Developer Ben Schmaus let us know about blipweb – a free online patch editor for creating and sharing patches for MeeBlip anode.

Blipweb runs in Chrome and uses the WebMIDI API to communicate with your Meeblip anode.

If you get a sound that you like click the “get patch link” button and a) bookmark the URL to a “meeblip” bookmarks folder, b) put it in a web page and share it with other MeeBlip users, c) share it on twitter via a #blipweb tag, d) email it to a friend, e) etc. Continue reading