Tom Oberheim has released a comprehensive overview video for the Two-Voice Pro analog synthesizer. The Two-Voice Pro is an update of Oberheim’s classic design, “very similar to the original,” according to Oberheim, “but with the addition of a few interesting upgrades.”
This video demonstrates some of the sonic potential of the new Roland System-8 synthesizer. … Read More Roland System-8 First Sounds
Linuxtech has released JDXi Manager, a free Windows controller/editor for the Roland JD-Xi synthesizer.… Read More Free Roland JD-XI Patch Editor
Arturia has shared a series of videos that’s intended to provide a complete introduction to their new MatrixBrute synthesizer.… Read More Complete Introduction To The Arturia MatrixBrute Synthesizer
At Knobcon 2016, we talked with Yamaha Music Production Product Specialist Blake Angelos and got an update on their Montage keyboard. Yamaha has updated the Montage firmware with new features, and has also introduced a new DAW plugin that’s designed to streamline your music production workflow.
On Tuesday, Roland Corporation announced the availability of their System-8 Plug-Out Synthesizer, the new performance instrument which, they tout, features “the latest generation of the acclaimed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology.” The System-8 is a new hardware synth that uses analog circuit modeling to implement its own synth architecture and to recreate the circuits of… Read More Roland System-8 Plug-out Synthesizer Now Available
in this video, Sweetwater’s Daniel Fisher compares the Dave Smith Prophet-6 and OB-6. Fisher notes that there are more similarities between the two synths than differences; but they each have some unique features that make them sound very different. Check it out and let us know how you think they compare in the comments!
Roland has announced JD-Xi v1.5, an update that adds shuffle, side-chain compression & more. … Read More Roland JD-Xi Update Adds Side Chain Compression, Shuffle & More