Korg Intros Minilogue, A $500 Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

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2016 NAMM Show: Korg today officially announced the minilogue – a new four-voice polyphonic analog synth.

The Korg minilogue is a fully programmable four-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer; complete with a 16-step polyphonic note and motion sequencer, arpeggiator, and delay.

It features an easy-to-understand signal flow, featuring two oscillators, noise, a filter with two options for filter slope, dual ADSR envelopes, a LFO and amplifier.  Continue reading

Korg Minilogue Analog Synthesizer Leaks (2016 NAMM Show Preview)

It looks like a new polyphonic analog synth will be making its debut at the 2016 NAMM Show – the Korg Minilogue.

Unofficial images leaked out on Friday, via multiple sources, of the Korg Minilogue synth – an as-yet to be announced keyboard. Continue reading

The 10 Best New Synthesizers Of 2015

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As part of our look back at the Best of 2015, we asked readers to vote on the best new synthesizers of 2015.

With thousands of votes cast, Synthtopia readers made a clear choice, selecting the Dave Smith Instruments Sequential Prophet 6 as the best new synth of 2015.

The Prophet-6 combines the best qualities of the original Prophet-5 – true voltage-controlled oscillators, filters, and amplifiers – with modern effects, a polyphonic step sequencer, an arpeggiator and more.

The Moog Mother 32 – semi-modular all-in-one synth that works standalone or in a Eurorack system – took the next spot, And Korg’s reissue of the ARP Odyssey took third place.

Check the full results below, to see the 10 best new synths of 2015, as chosen by Synthtopia readers. And let us know what you think of the synths introduced in 2015! Continue reading