Six Modular Synth Makers Share Their Take On The State Of Eurorack Synthesizers

At the 2016 Winter NAMM Show, Vintage King Audio hosted the TEC Tracks panel: Meet the Maker — Modular Synths.

This panel discussion featured representatives from six modular synth manufacturers, sharing their take on the booming Eurorack format and their take on using ‘patch robots’ vs ‘patch boys’ for changing your modular patches. Continue reading

Behind the Music: Frictional Games’ SOMA Composer Mikko Tarmia

Mikko Tarmia, the composer for Frictional Games‘ upcoming sci-fi horror game SOMA, gives a tour of his synth-filled studio and explains how the game’s music has been made.

Frictional Games makes first-person horror games like “Amnesia” (the scariest game we’ve ever played). The SOMA game will come out next week.

For more information, check out the game’s website.

Doepfer Intros A-100 Eurorack Modular Synthesizer Starter System

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Doepfer will introduce the A-100 Starter System A-100BSS1.

Doepfer says that the Starter System 1 A-100BSS1 is a combination of modules that does not follow the typical synthesizer path. It is based on system suggestions from A-100 users. Continue reading