Beep Street Intros Dagger Circuit-Modeled Monosynth

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Beep Street has introduced Dagger – a new monophonic synthesizer, for Mac & Windows, based on circuit-modeling technology.

According to the developer, “Dagger captures the spirit of analogue synths, but does not try to emulate any of them, its designed from the ground up to bring you its own distinctive, bold character.”

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The Modal 001 Synth ‘Sounds Quite Huge & Immense At The Bottom End’

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Modal Electronics stopped by the Sonic Lab to talk with host Nick Batt about their new Modal 001 synthesizer.

In the video, Paul Maddox and Luc Mucci give Batt an overview of the new British synth. The synth is ‘proper duophonic’, featuring two of the voices of the Modal 002. 

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AVP Synth VAS-100 Multitrack Demo

Here’s a sneak preview of the AVP Synth VAS-100 – a multi-tracked demo that features two monophonic parts.

AVP Synth is a Russian brand manufacturing synthesizers and drum machines, as well as other audio related products. The AVP VAS-100 is a new monophonic virtual analog synthesizer, inspired by vintage Soviet synths.  Continue reading

Hypersynth Xenophone Demo

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Product developer Iman JL shared these two videos with us that demonstrate the Hypersynth Xenophone – an advanced analog mono synthesizer with 100% analog signal path.

The Xenophone offers three oscillators, two subs, three ring modulators, one multimode VCF and analog distortion, all based on discrete analog circuits followed by a high quality stereo digital delay and reverb. In addition to its synthesis capabilities, it can be used as a powerful audio processor to colorize an external input signal by analog filter, distortion and DFX.

The first performance demo is a cover of Kitaro’s Aqua, using four tracks of Xenophone monosynth, Effects used are the Xenophone’s onboard effects and the keyboards are used as keyboard controllers: Continue reading

The Analogue Solutions Nyborg 12 – A ‘No-Compromise’ Monosynth

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Analogue Solutions has introduced Nyborg-12 – a new ‘no-compromise’ analog monosynth.

Analogue Solutions notes:

Nyborg is a precision electronic musical instrument. No compromise has been made with the construction of Nyborg. Cheaper options in parts have not been used.

The Nyborg can be used independently, it can be mounted with optional wood end-cheeks or rack mounts, and can be combined with additional Nyborg’s to create a 2- or 4-voice synthesizer.  Continue reading