Casio America has introduced two inexpensive digital sampling keyboards, the CTK-2090, above, and the LK-175V, below. They will be sold exclusively at Target.
According to Casio, build on the legacy of the SK-1, an inexpensive 8-bit sampler from nearly 30 years ago, that offered the ability to synthesize sounds from waveforms, envelopes, vibrato, portamento, rhythms, and sampling.
This video, via RetroSound, is a demo of the ARP Quadra – a vintage analog synthesizer from 1979. Continue reading
Moog Music has released a new video, featuring Chief Engineer Cyril Lance, that digs into the details of the synth architecture of the new Sub 37 analog synthesizer. Continue reading
This video, via LtPicard, takes a look at the ARP Omni MK1 – detailing some of the challenges of the vintage keyboard’s design and demonstrating why it’s worth tackling them. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a synth jam by RetroSound, featuring the Korg Polysix.
The song, Hot City, features multi-tracked Polysix synthesizer, with KR-55B drums. Continue reading
This video, via astronautapinguim, captures electronic music pioneer Herb Deutsch sharing his thoughts and experiences from the early days of the Moog Minimoog synthesizer. Continue reading
This video demonstrates and documents Pea Hicks‘ Sequential Circuits Pro-One synth patches, inspired by the work of Vince Clarke on Yazoo’s Don’t Go.
Here’s what Hicks has to say about the custom patches: Continue reading