Erica Synths has announced that their PĒRKONS HD-01 Drum Machine is now available to pre-order. Erica Synths describes PĒRKONS, named after the Baltic god of thunder, as a drum machine and synthesizer that will change your approach to electronic rhythm synthesis.
Joranalogue Audio Design has announced two new modules as part of their Eurorack line-up. The first is Delay 1, an analog bucket brigade delay line, followed by Pivot 2, which is a voltage-controlled variable router.
Cre8audio has recently announced that their East Beast synthesizer is now available for pre-order with shipping expected before the end of May. East Beast is a fully analog East Coast style semi-modular synthesizer.
KORG has teamed up with Bjooks, publisher of PUSH TURN Move and the Patch & Tweak series, for a new limited edition bundle. They are describing it as a synth exploration experience and it combines the NTS-2 with the Patch & Tweak with KORG book.
The Sensel Team recently released a statement announcing that they will no longer produce their Morph controller. The Morph had a successful Kickstarter in 2017 and received almost $500,000 in pledges from backers.
After some details were leaked about Oberheim's alleged new synth the company has now officially announced the OB-X8. According to their statement, it sounds like a classic Oberheim because it is one and uses a 100% analog audio path that cuts through a mix like no other synth.
Cherry Audio recently unveiled that they have been working on a painstaking virtual emulation of the granddaddy of all portable synthesizers, the Minimoog Model D. It is called the Minimode and according to Cherry Audio it was conceived to be the ultimate tribute to the original instrument.
Brand new from Teenage Engineering is TX-6, an ultra-portable, battery-powered mixer, and multi-channel audio interface. Teenage Engineering describes it as the smallest of its kind and promises that it is packed with more than what meets the eye.
Ableton is kicking off a new series of online experiences for music makers titled Loop Sessions. According to them the focus of each of these sessions is on learning about one artist’s practice and ideas.
Reason Studios recently announced the availability of a new multimode vocoder called BV-X Multimode. According to them, BV-X Multimode Vocoder is a modern take on the classic vocoder effect.
Volca FM, the digital FM synthesizer by Korg, is already a pretty powerful bit of hardware for its size, but an updated version is now available that is even better.
April 2022 has been a good month for musicians on a tight budget, thanks to several companies' release of some free software. Some of these are entirely free, while others are only free for a limited amount of time.
Novation has unveiled their brand new FLkey MIDI keyboard for use with their FL Studio DAW. It was designed with controls for FL Studio's Step Sequencer, Channel Rack, and Mixer, as well as creative Scale and Chord modes.
Manecolabs, creators of the Grone Drone machine Eurorack, Tabletop, and Pedal drone generators, recently opened pre-orders for Sixteen Seconds Delay, which is inspired by the original looping delay from 1983.
Ableton recently released a new MIDI device for Live called Microtuner that allows users to import, edit and generate microtonal scales. Microtuner makes it easy to load scale files, create custom scales, and even morph between tunings in real-time.