Chris Blarsky of Ninstrument has announced the Synthboy+ Special Edition – a new version that adds a voltage clock out from LSDJ.
Arcano Systems has introduced the Obscura – an inexpensive minimal chiptunes MIDI synth.
SuperByte 2015 – a ‘Chiptune, Low-Tech & 8-Bit Arts Festival – returns to Manchester, UK this year for its fourth installment. SuperByte has risen to prominence over the last three years as one of the most important events on the international chiptune calendar. The festival launched in 2012 as a one-day chiptune and retro gaming event and featured… Read More SuperByte 2015 Chiptune + Low-tech Arts Festival Returns To Manchester In September
Developer Alexander Zolotov (SunVox, PixiTracker, Virtual ANS, PhonoPaper) has introduced Quantum VJ – a pocket-sized glitch-style 8-bit audio visualizer.
Twisted Electrons’ Crush is a tabletop effects unit that creates bit rate and sample rate reduction effects. According to the company, “Crush can reveal interesting textures surprisingly rich in character and harmonics by lowering the sample rate and resolution of you sound.” You can adjust the amount of distortion manually with the Crush knob, and/or add… Read More Twisted Electrons Crush Bitcrusher
AudioThing has introduced miniBit – a 8-bit/chiptune synthesizer, inspired by the retro sounds of video game consoles and home computers of the 80s.