Synthmata: free Volca Drum patch editor and kit sharing system

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Synth YouTuber and musician Oscillatorsink has released an online editor for the Korg Volca Drum digital percussion machine. It reveals all the parameters of this little box and is completely free. Synthmata It’s a slightly non-descript name for something so specific but what we have here is the guts of the Korg Volca Drum laid […]

Source Audio C4 Synth Pedal – Modular system for your pedalboard?

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“Mind blowing” is the title of the video and Source Audio might be right. Their latest pedal is called C4 Synth and has it all. More specifically a digital, modular synthesiser for your pedal board. After the new of the new Boss SY-1 synth pedal last week, it looks like Summer NAMM could be a synth fest, but for guitarists! C4 […]

Steinberg releases SpectraLayers Pro 6 with ARA support

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Steinberg has added the SpectraLayers software to its portfolio, and released SpectraLayers Pro 6. The latest version of the spectral audio editor comes with new editing tools and workflow improvements. They’ve also added ARA support for seamless integration in Cubase, Nuendo, and other ARA-enabled DAWs.  SpectraLayers was originally published by Sony, and later became a […]

Korg Prologue Editor for full in-DAW control and editing

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Prolific synth editor creator Momo has produced another first-class software editor. This time it’s for the Korg Prologue. Prologue Editor It’s a nice looking editor with cool wooden sides panels and those trademark XY pads for creative tweaking and performing. It’s designed to work with both the Prologue 8 and Prologue 16 and gives direct […]

Edit and control your Behringer DeepMind 12 from your DAW

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Synthesizer editor plug-in developer and controller guru Momo Muller has come up with a full solution for the Behringer DeepMind 12. DeepMind 12 Editor Momo has done what he always does and pulled out every editable parameter of a hardware synthesizer and presented them to us in a decent looking software interface. Although you can’t […]

Zoom G1 Four and G1X Four: The ideal budget multi-effects pedals for beginners?

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Zoom’s new G1 Four and G1X Four multi-effects pedals manage to cram a boatload of effects into pedals that are, frankly, cheap as chips. These two new products may suit players on limited budgets or those looking to buy their first ever multi-effects unit. Zoom G1 Four and G1X Four After the Winter NAMM launch […]

NAMM 2019: Kemper Kabinet 1×12 cab announced

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Kemper is launching a new Kabinett 1×12 cab and Editor at Winter NAMM. They have spent two years developing it and it adds 16 new Speaker Characters in one cab. Kemper Kabinet The new Kemper Kabinet has been developed during the last two years by the company for their Kemper PROFILER system. The Kemper Kabinet […]

Grid: snap together modular control surface coming to Indiegogo

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We first saw the Intech Studio Grid system back in April. It seems to be a popular idea, to have a MIDI controller that you can adapt and customise, but perhaps the ROLI Blocks is the closest thing I’ve seen to actually get to market. Grid is about to make its debut on the Indiegogo […]

Roland’s AX-Edge keytar with custom blades couldn’t be more metal

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In a sort of back-to-the-80’s and yet futuristic lurch into the world of big hair and loud guitars Roland introduces the AX-Edge. It’s a scythe-shaped keytar with a swappable blade for cutting through on those synth solos. AX-Edge Equals parts nuts and awesome this is the coolest thing I’ve seen in ages. I mean any normal […]

909 Day: DSP Synthesizers releases 909 based “Plugin Synth” on a USB stick

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Getting in a little early on the 9th September “909 Day” DSP Synthesizers is launching a new range of “Plugin” synthesizers on USB sticks. Kicking it off with the R909 and the R808. Plugin Synth It’s a virtual synthesizer housed in a USB stick which you simply plug into your computer and use as a […]