Waldorf will be introducing a new synth at Musikmesse 2014, the Streichfett String Synthesizer.
The Waldorf Streichfett combines the best of the now extinct species of String Synthesizers of the 70s and early 80s. Its dual sound engine features a fully polyphonic strings section and a monophonic solo section, which, according to Waldorf, is ‘essential for recreating how adult movies sounded thirty years ago’. Continue reading
This video, via Nova Musik, offers an overview of the Roland Aira line: Continue reading
Soulsby Synthesizers has released the Atmegatron – a new 8-bit monosynth. It’s the debut product from Soulsby Synthesizers.
The Atmegatron combines the sounds of 1980s home computers with the flexibility and power of a modern synthesizer.
Here are official audio demos: Continue reading
Here’s the video stream for the 8-hour marathon version of Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha, interpreted for modular synthesizer by William Corgan (of The Smashing Pumpkins). Continue reading
In this video, Nyle Steiner demonstrates his Electronic Valve Instrument (EVI) on Park City TV’s Mountain Morning Show, with host, Jen Hardman. Steiner also performs Bach’s Toccata & Fugue in D minor. Continue reading
Electro Harmonix has introduced the Holy Grail Max Reverb – a new effect pedal that offers four studio-quality reverbs: Spring, Hall, Plate and Reverse.
For keyboardists that like using effects pedals, this could an interesting new option for high-quality reverb effects. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a full-length concert by Jean Michel Jarre in Sochi, Russia, 12/20/2013. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Dutch synthesist Martin Peters does a live performance of his composition, Fox on The Run.
“Start this music and let your imagination run wild,” suggests Peters. Continue reading