Here’s what they have to say about the Pro 2 audio demos: Continue reading
The Moog Sub 37 Tribute Edition is a limited edition paraphonic analog synthesizer built on the award winning Sub Phatty sound engine. Its panel features 40 knobs, 74 switches, and has a dedicated LCD display, placing each critical sound creation element and live performance tool quickly at your command. Continue reading
That’s the question raised by a post today at the Roland site. Roland’s Oz Owen writes:
It’s hard to make a definitive statement these days without kicking off an almighty flame war, but we’re going to make one anyway: the TB-303 is the greatest single-oscillator monosynth of all time, bar none. There, we said it. And you know what? We’re right. Argue all you want. Go on, see where it gets you!
What other monosynth, and single oscillator monosynth at that, has carved such a prominent niche for itself throughout the contemporary landscape of electronic music? What other synth could claim to have such a unique and distinctive feel, capable of creating sound like no other? No one could argue that the electronic music scene would be markedly different today without that little silver box.
We’re not going to bite on the “greatest single-oscillator monosynth of all time, bar none” flame-bait, because Roland raises a more immediate question. Continue reading
Mutable Instruments has introduced Anushri – a new DIY monosynth that they say is ‘like no other’.
In addition to its analog VCO/VCF/VCA and digital modulation sources, it includes a fun and immediate note sequencer with step-by-step recording, and a gritty 8-bit drum machine with a ‘truly original’ control interface.
The TRAX RetroWave is an analog desktop monosynth, designed for musicians ‘who want the warmth and raw power of classic analogue sound, created by a real analogue instrument, as opposed to a digital system or computer emulation’.
The TRAX RetroWave is a boutique synth and is available in limited quantities, via eBay, priced at GBP 325.00 (Approx. US $525).
If you’ve used the TRAX RetroWave – leave a comment with your thoughts on it!
Developer Beats ‘n’ Bobs has released Synthophone, a virtual Stylophone for iOS.
According to the developer, Synthophone “pays homage to the original Stylophone but with more modulation options.”
This is a sneak preview of the Space Hardware Cygnx – a hybrid digital/analog wavetable monosynth.
MonoSynth Controller for Mssiah is a free app for the iPad that lets you control Mssiah on the Commodore 64.
Mssiah is a MIDI cardridge for the C64 that lets you control the mono synthesizer component of Mssiah via a MIDI connection.
Features of MonoSynth Controller for Mssiah: