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.

Recent synth reviews

Waldorf surprised everyone in 2013 when they released the Rocket synthesizer seemingly out of the blue. It is a compact mono synth with an affordable price tag that was designed for analog…
Back in the early 1980s, Korg unveiled their KR-100 keytar to set keyboardists free from their static rigs, so that they could frolic around on stage like guitarists. It meant that musicians could…
Korg released the TR-88 in 2006 as part of the range that superseded their LE series. It is a traditional looking keyboard workstation that weighs about 21kg, which isn't bad for a weighted keyboard…
The Jupiter-8 was without a doubt one of the flagship synthesizers for Roland, at least during the early eighties. Roland followed it up with the workhouse Jupiter-6, but after that the Jupiter…
X50
The Korg X50 is a variant of the Korg Triton music workstation synthesizer. It was released in 2007, along with the MicroX, but targeted the lower end of the market. This meant a lower price, but…