At Superbooth 2018, Humble Audio introduced their first Eurorack module, the Quad Operator.… Read More New Eurorack Module, The Humble Audio Quad Operator, Makes FM Synthesis Intuitive
Here’s a hands-on demo of the Elektron Digitone from the NAMM Show, with examples that show how things like per-step patches and parameter locks let the Digitone do things that you might not expect from a FM synth. … Read More Elektron Digitone FM Groovebox At The Winter NAMM Show
Elektron today introduced the Digitone, a polyphonic digital synthesizer that features what they call ‘a powerful yet user-friendly take on FM synthesis’.… Read More Elektron Digitone Designed To Make FM Synthesis User-Friendly
How well do software versions of digital instruments match the originals?… Read More Hardware vs Software – Yamaha DX7 vs Arturia DX7 V vs DEXED VST
The MOSTRO is a small FM synth, with 4-voice polyphony, LFO and sub-oscillator, delay and glide. … Read More Outer Space Sounds MOSTRO FM Synth (Sneak Preview)
Developer Bram Bos let us know about a new FM synth he’s released for iOS, Phasemaker. Phasemaker is the first 6-Operator FM Synth for iOS, building on the legacy of the FM synths that helped define the sound of the 80s. It’s also the first FM Audio Unit instrument (AUv3), so it works in leading mobile DAWs, including Auria, Cubasis, Modstep… Read More Phasemaker – A New 6-Operator FM Synth For iOS
This video, via muzykujkropkacom, pits the new Yamaha Reface DX mini synth, head-to-head against a vintage Yamaha DX-7.
Primal Audio let us know that they’ve updated FM4, their four-operator FM synthesizer for iPad. They also introduced a free version, FM4 Lite, that lets you try the app out, but has a few of the more advanced features, like MIDI and Audiobus, disabled. . Here’s what’s new in FM 4 1.1: