At the peak of the synthesizer craze, it was almost impossible to find a movie that didn’t use one for the soundtrack. This resulted in a few very memorable compositions, such as the Blade Runner soundtrack by Vangelis or the music for The Fog, created by John Carpenter himself.
Sponsored Post: Since its launch in 1993, Bass Station by Novation became an instant with creators of dance and electronic music. There was just something about Bass Station that resonated with musicians looking for a warmth and resonance that many modern digital synths were unable to deliver.
Musicians on a tight budget should all be very familiar with the software by small Swiss company, Togu Audio Line or TAL Software as they are more commonly known. They’ve been around since 2000, creating instruments and effects that are known for being very user friendly.
Sponsored Post: With samples from more than 40 hardware synths, along with 80 drum machines, the original Vintage Vault by UVI was pretty hard to beat in terms of value for money.
Anyone familiar with Bert Schiettecatte will know that he is the driving force behind the music technology company, Percussa. With the invention of the AudioCubes behind his name as well as the Synthor System 8, there can be no doubt about his credentials.
In this day and age when many people rush out to the store the second a new version of their phone or gadget is announced, it’s hard to imagine holding on to hardware that is decades old or even paying a fortune for the privilege of owning them.
Looking to save time, money and expand the studio tools at your disposal? Audified delivers on all three with their value packed studio bundle, which contains all of their most highly acclaimed and sought after studio tools.
Sponsored Post: Peak is a desktop polysynth from Novation, a company with a proven track record in releasing quality controllers and instruments. Novation also has a solid reputation when it comes to synthesizers, but with Peak they have outdone themselves.
Creating digital audio with a software synthesizer isn’t just something that is reserved for musicians that make use of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Over the years some viable alternatives have also been released for those who prefer the Linux operating system.
Montage owners are in for a treat thanks to Yamaha as the company recently announced the release of the Chick Corea Mark V Sample & Performance Library for this synthesizer.
In terms of audio, there is almost nothing that can’t be done with a synthesizer. The ability to manipulate electricity by a machine and turn it into sound has been a revolution for the music industry.
Moogfest 2017 took place this past weekend and featured another host of great performances and events. One of the highlights was of course the building of the Subsequent 37 CV synthesizer at the Moog Pop-Up factory.
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Exciting news, all synth enthusiasts! Vintage Synth Explorer is alive and kicking and you will be seeing plenty of new articles, reviews and regular updates again. If you have noticed that the site looks slightly different today, it is because it has had a revamp.
Owners of the Yamaha reface Mobile Mini Keyboards will be aware that the company launched an official social sound-sharing website called Soundmondo early last year.