ST Modular is known for performance-oriented Eurorack modules but recently revealed something slightly different. While staying true to his DIY roots, Stefan Tretau from ST Modular is releasing his first complete synthesizer, known as Euphoria.
Node Audio has released Entonal Studio, which allows users to transform their favorite synths into microtonal instruments. With its radial graph, Eternal Studio promises "infinite freedom" to create as users can quickly retune scale notes by color and angular position.
Anyone who doesn’t already own a copy of Allen Strange’s Electronic Music: System, Techniques, and Controls might be familiar with how hard it is to get a copy. It was originally published in 1972 and has been acknowledged by many as the definitive text on modular synthesis.
Shortly after the release of their TX-6 Field Mixer, Teenage Engineering released their first firmware update, and it comes with plenty of highlights.
According to AJH synth, the one thing that every modular system needs is modulation sources to add variety and interest to static sounds. To assist with this, they have released the brand new Tap Tempo VC-LFO, which they describe as a "modulation powerhouse."
Enjoy Electronics from Italy recently turned to crowdfund website Indiegogo for their multichannel audio processor, The GodFather.
Arturia has released FX Collection 3, which they describe as "audio effects you'll actually use." The collection includes 26 essential audio production plugins that combine unmatched vintage gear emulations with game-changing contemporary effects.
Roland has released the latest addition to their Legendary instrument series of software synthesizers, and it is an authentic recreation of the JUPITER-4. JUPITER-4 Software Synthesizer is based on the original 1978 JUPITER-4, the first synth to carry the iconic name.
Black Corporation has announced that they are now taking pre-orders for their new and improved XERXES MK2 analog polyphonic synthesizer. The total price for XERXES MK2 is $4499 with free worldwide shipping.
Moog has recently released a new build-it-yourself semi-modular analog synthesizer called Mavis. According to Moog, this low-cost synth is aimed at creatives who want to begin their journey into the Moog ecosystem or expand their existing synth setup.
Melbourne Instruments made an official announcement at the 2022 NAMM Show that they will be launching a Kickstarter for a brand new synth called NINA. It is a 12-voice analog polysynth with motorized control.
Artiphon has introduced the brand new ORBA 2, which they claim can play any sound in the world and allow users to create their own instruments for making songs in seconds. In addition to traditional instruments, ORBA 2 also includes electronic synth sounds.
Hot on the heels of their East Beast desktop synthesizer, Crea8audio recently announced a new West Coast style semi-modular synthesizer called West Pest. They describe it as the "too hip for school cousin" of the East Best that features a "pesty cornucopia of simple complexity."
Cherry Audio recently unveiled their new Low Down Bass Synthesizer, which they describe as "the fattest floor synth." Lowdown is based on the sounds of the most legendary dual-oscillator bass pedal synth ever made, bringing its room-rattling sounds to the desktop for the first time.
QU-Bit has recently announced their spectral reverb, called Aurora, that will offer a broad palette of sounds.