UK music gear retailer GuitarGuitar shared several videos, offering hands-on demonstrations of the new Korg Volca FM synthesizer. The Volca FM synthesizer is a three-voice digital FM synthesizer that reproduces the iconic sound of the Yamaha DX7. The first video offers an in-depth look at the Volca FM’s sounds:
Korg has released an official introduction to their new Volca FM synthesizer, featuring Chief Engineer Tatsuya Takahashi.
Primal Audio has announced FM4 – a new FM synthesizer for iPad, modeled on classic 1980s Yamaha DX series keyboards. According to the developers, “Great care has been put into analyzing and replicating inherent sonic characteristics of the original hardware, such as internal quantization errors and digital-to-analogue conversion.”
Action soundtrack style with LinnDrum, DW 8000, and DX7 was uploaded by: SynthManiaDotCom
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Dem Jamz 4: DX7 Disasters! was uploaded by: elmosexwhistle
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HerrMueller’s DX7 is a free Java-based editor for Yamaha’s popular DX7 synth and compatible software synths.
iK Multimedia has released iLectric Piano, an electric piano app for the Apple iPad. iLectric Piano offers over 40 “classic” electric pianos, electric grands and clavinets, all sampled from the original instruments. Key features: 19 multisampled electric piano and electronic keyboard instruments Expandable library of 22 more instruments with the Electric Piano Expansion Pack, available… Read More iK Multimedia Debuts iLectric Piano App For iPad
Has the iPad made digital synths obsolete? That’s the question raised by a recent MatrixSynth post: All digital synths are software based. I’ve stopped lusting after them ever since I picked the first gen iPad and Sunrizer and compared it with my Roland JP-8000. I picked up the JP-8000 new for about $1100 back when… Read More Has The iPad Made Digital Synth Keyboards Obsolete?