Calling something "one of the most powerful music synthesizers ever built" is undoubtedly a bold claim, but it demonstrates the faith that Waldorf has in Kyra.
These days there is very little that drum machines can do that a decent DAW workstation with the right plug-ins can't replicate.
With the vast amount of samples that are available online, many of which are free, it might appear pointless to go out and create your own.
There has been a couple of exciting announcements in the synth community lately, from classic manufacturers entering the market again to famous brands being restored to their creators.
The word "synthesizer" usually conjures up images of a complicated mess of wires, knobs, dials, sliders, buttons, and switches.