Dreadbox Intros Erebus Paraphonic Analog Synth Module

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Dreadbox has introduced the Erebus, a new semi-modular paraphonic analog synth module.

It offers what is essentially a monophonic synth architecture, but that allows for independent control of its two oscillators. This means you can play (or sequence) two different pitches, but the pitches will go through a shared VCF, VCA, etc.  Continue reading

‘Synth Supergroup’ Node Announces First Gig In 15 Years

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Composer Dave Bessell let us know about an upcoming concert that will be of interest to a lot of electronic music fans – a live performance by ‘synth supergroup’ Node.

Performed on an extremely rare collection of vintage analogue synthesizers, some of which are shown above, Node’s music ranges from dense textural atmospheres to minimal evolving rhythms. It’s been described as like ‘the soundtrack to some long forgotten sci fi film’.

Node will be performing at Feb 27, 2015 at 8:30 pm, at the Royal College of Music in London.  Continue reading

Exclusively Analogue Announces Merlin Analog Synthesizer

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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