Review: Behringer MS-101

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Price £299 Contact Behringer It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, which might seem like an odd thing to say when it feels like we’re only just out of summer, Yet it feels as though there’s been a little tease or announcements most weeks from the Behringer R&D department, offering us a sense of […]

Waldorf Music’s Kyra is now available

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Waldorf has described Kyra as “a wall of sound”, and say it’s “one of the most powerful synths ever built”. It’s certainly quite a statement, but the specs and audio demo Waldorf has provided suggest that Kyra might be able to live up to the claim. It features eight independent parts that each carry its […]

6 of the best modelling synths

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Novation SuperNova/SuperNova II The SuperNova and SuperNova II are virtual-analogue synths that deliver a lovely, rich sound. Most commonly found as a rack module (a keyboard version does exist), the synth’s extensive control panel provides oodles of MIDI-recordable hands-on control over the instrument. The version 2 model has an external audio input, too. Circa £550 […]

Review: Roland JU-06A

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Price $399/£349/€399 Contact Roland The JU-06 module, from Roland’s Boutique studio, was a limited-edition module released almost three years ago, which offered a tantalising combination of features from Roland’s legendary Juno range of synthesizers. Ostensibly, it purported to provide the ‘sound’ of the Juno 106, though via its livery and featureset, there was more than […]

Erica Synths teams up with Riga to create SYNTRX

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Seven days ago, Analogue Solutions announced its analogue titan, Colossus, inspired by the EMS Synthi 100. Today, Erica Synths, along with Riga Technical University, have introduced their take on one of EMS’ old synths, albeit slightly smaller than Colossus. SYNTRX is based on the Synthi AKS, which EMS released in 1972 and was famously used […]

Yamaha celebrate 45 years of synthesisers, updating Montage with a new white finish

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After 45 years of producing synthesisers, Yamaha has celebrated by dropping their flagship synth, Montage, in a sleek white finish. This cosmetic update is available across all three models of the Montage series. Yamaha also revealed that the Montage and MODX operating systems will receive an upgrade, featuring a new pattern sequencer and effects that […]

Yamaha celebrate 45 years of synthesisers, updating Montage with a new white finish

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After 45 years of producing synthesisers, Yamaha has celebrated by dropping their flagship synth, Montage, in a sleek white finish. This cosmetic update is available across all three models of the Montage series. Yamaha also revealed that the Montage and MODX operating systems will receive an upgrade, featuring a new pattern sequencer and effects that […]

Review: Keith McMillen Instruments K-Board Pro 4

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Price $895 Contact Keith McMillen Instruments Keith McMillen Instruments has fast become well known for its innovative and well-designed controllers. It’s made a big impact with a range that includes everything from the K-Board mini keyboard that I reviewed a couple of years back, through to the more colourful K-Mix which covers your mixing, interface […]

Moog Model 10 returns after almost fifty years

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Moog is no stranger to innovation – just look at their recent releases such as the Subsequent 37, DFAM and the recently released Matriarch. And yet, that doesn’t stop them looking back on their own illustrious history from time to time.  Now, for the first time since 1971, Moog are reissuing the Model 10 and […]