Six Modular Synth Makers Share Their Take On The State Of Eurorack Synthesizers

At the 2016 Winter NAMM Show, Vintage King Audio hosted the TEC Tracks panel: Meet the Maker — Modular Synths.

This panel discussion featured representatives from six modular synth manufacturers, sharing their take on the booming Eurorack format and their take on using ‘patch robots’ vs ‘patch boys’ for changing your modular patches. Continue reading

Stereoping Controller For Roland Alpha JUNO synthesizers

The Stereoping Synth Controller is a custom hardware MIDI controller, designed to bring knob editing to synths with cryptic menu-heavy interfaces.

This video demos the Stereoping Synth Controller Alphaj edition, for the Roland Alpha Juno series. Models for many other synths are also available.  Continue reading

Roland A-01 Hands-On Demo Videos

2016 NAMM Show: Roland shared this series of video demos that take a look at getting started with the new A-01 MIDI controller and 8-bit synthesizer.

The A-01 is one of the more surprising introductions at this year’s NAMM Show, because it offers a unique sound and a quirky collection of capabilities: Continue reading

Roland EC-10 Electronic Layered Cajon Hands-On Demo

One of the more unusual introductions at the 2016 NAMM Show was the Roland EL Cajon EC-10 – an acoustic + electronic hybrid cajon that combines acoustic cajon performance with the ability to layer in 808 and other electronically-generated sounds.

So, if you’re looking for a hard kick in your cajones, look no further. Continue reading