Tony Rolando On East Coast Synthesis & West Coast Synthesis

At ContinuuCon, Make Noise founder Tony Rolando gave a talk, offering his take on the ‘East Coast Synthesis’ & ‘West Coast Synthesis’ traditions.  Continue reading

Dave Smith Instruments Intros OB-6 Desktop Module

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2016 Summer NAMM Show: Dave Smith Instruments today announced a desktop module version of their OB-6 six-voice analog synthesizer.

The module has the same controls as the keyboard version, and DSI says that the OB-6 module is exactly the same internally as the keyboard version — the same VCOs, VCFs, and VCAs and the same Oberheim poly sound.

They’ve also added a poly chain feature, so that any two OB-6s can be paired for 12-voice polyphony. Continue reading