Organizers have announced details and the schedule for the Knobcon V synth convention, scheduled for Sept 9-11 at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg near Chicago.… Read More Knobcon V To Feature New Minimoog, MatrixBrute & DeepMind 12 Synths & More
Spanish electronic music band Tentacles has a new album out, Arcade, and they shared this video that details how the album was made. Tentacles (José Luis Amores Sardá & Javier García Sanchez) describe the tracks on their new album as “Pixelated music that will make you sail the universe of videogames and science fiction.”
Dreadbox has announced the Murmux 2 – a limited edition (50) fully analog paraphonic synthesizer. … Read More Dreadbox Intros Limited Edition Murmux 2 Paraphonic Analog Synthesizer
The Obscura 8-bit Chiptune Synth 2 is a MIDI synthesizer that is designed to let you create music in the style of the classic video game themes of the 1980s.… Read More New Chiptune Synth, The Obscura 2, Offers Retro Video Game Sound
Images of the Polivoks synthesizer reissue are now available via a new website, Polivoks.pro. The reissued Polivoks is a compact keyboardless version of the original. Here’s an image of the new synth versus an original:
While inspired by instruments like the Mellotron and Ondes Martenot, the OM-1 uses a standard cassette tape as its audio source, so its sound is completely up to you:… Read More The Onde Magnétique Is Like A Cassette Tape Mellotron
Designer Pavel Golovkin has introduced the Zont – a handheld synth design that uses GameBoy-style interchangeable cartridges to give it different sonic options. The Zont system is made up of the handheld Zont synth, Zont sound cartridges and a docking system that adds additional connectivity:
The Make Noise 0-Coast synthesizer is an all-in-one synth that can be used as synth module, but also as a ‘gateway drug’ to so-called ‘West Coast’ synthesis. In this video review, Nick Batt of Sonic State takes a look at the 0-Coast, digging into sonic capabilities of each of the major sections.