Exclusively Analogue has introduced The Merlin – a new synth, designed in response to feedback from EA customers.
According to Exclusively Analogue, the aim of Merlin is to provide a powerful analogue synthesizer with maximum flexibility, at a competitive price (approximately £800 depending on format).
Merlin will be available either as a self powered 19? rack mount module, a self powered desktop module, or in Eurorack format able to use an existing power supply. Continue reading
Developer Alexander Zolotov has introduced a new app, Nature – Oscillator, that lets you synthesize based on the world around you.
Nature – Oscillator uses the spectral synthesis algorithm of the Virtual ANS engine (a software simulation of the Russian synthesizer ANS) to translate the image on your iOS device’s camera into the spectrum of sound. You can also control the scanning curve: its amplitude, type and speed. Continue reading
Developer Paul Soulsby let us know about a new update for the Atmegatron synthesizer - The Delayertron.
According to Soulsby, it turns the Atmegatron into a ‘sci-fi dream machine’:
Create crazy sci-fi sound effects and screaming lead lines with the Delayertron software. It provides the Atmegatron with a completely new audio engine that has a crunchy 8-bit delay and 256 sample waveforms.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video features the Renegades getting busy with some analog acid goodness. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This performance of Rachmaninoff’s Vocalize, via karenevil, features Gakken NSX-39 + KORG M01D.
This video, via Jürgen Driessen, is an exploration of the new Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer.
While other synths offer monophonic, polyphonic or even paraphonic synthesis, the Streichfett might be characterized as pornophonic - designed to create the the ‘adult’ sound of vintage string synthesizers. Continue reading
This video, via Davide Mancini, is a technical introduction to the new soundmachines BI1brainterface - a new brainwave to musical equipment interface. Continue reading
The Arduino Nano PS/2 Keyboard Synth is an inexpensive DIY synth.
Control is via a PS/2 Keyboard Synth with drum and bass sequences, programmed on Arduino Nano. Continue reading