Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer Review

In his latest Sonic Lab video, Nick Batt takes a look at the Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer – a modern take on the classic string synth sounds of the 70s.

Batt is ‘very impressed’ with the Streichfett.

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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

Patchboard Sound Generator from Finland

Finnish synthmaker Olegtron has introduced the Olegtron 4060 – a compact oscillator/divider with a built-in patchboard.

The device can be used as a standalone sound generator that connects with a 3.5mm stereo jack output or to control a wide variety of machines, such as toys or synths with control voltage, clock or gate input. You can also use it as a test signal generator in your electronics lab, blink leds, drive small motors etc. Continue reading

Dirty Electronics Mute Synth II

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Mute and Dirty Electronics have released the Dirty Electronics Mute Synth II (MSII), a hand-held synth and sequencer, created in collaboration with designer Adrian Shaughnessy.

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dsp-Gplug Puts 15-Oscillator Paraphonic Synth On A MIDI Plug

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Developer Jan Ostman has announced that the dsp-Gplug – a version of the dsp-G1 analog modeling synthesizer built into a MIDI plug – is now available.

Ostman calls it “the smallest VA MIDI Synth in the world.”

The dsp-Gplug is designed to be both patched and controlled via MIDI. A MIDI editor is available.

The synth is has 15 oscillators, structured as a 5-note paraphonic synth, with a 24db lowpass filter with resonance. It also has AMP ENV, filter ENV and LFO, with sine or sample & hold waveform.

Here are some audio examples of the dsp-G1 synth in action: Continue reading