Preorders open on the UDO Super 6 synth as full details emerge

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Although the UDO Audio website and social media feeds remain largely dormant details of the eagerly awaited Super 6 synthesizer pop-up on the distributor’s website and some stores have started taking preorders. Super 6 UK distributor Hand in Hand has posted some new images and specifications for the synthesizer that wowed us at Superbooth in […]

Vector digital hardware synthesizer warps its way into availability

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We first had a tease of the Vector digital synthesizer last September but I’m very happy to report that they are about to open preorders on what they are calling a unique hybrid synthesizer. Vector Vector is a desktop synthesizer with a great big touch screen featured in the middle and surrounded by encoders and […]

IK Multimedia UNO Drum hybrid drum machine is ready to play

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We saw this powerful little beat making box at Superbooth and now you can have one of your own. The UNO Drum is cute, portable, easy going and available right now. UNO Drum IK Multimedia have aced it with this one. Most of the attention around drum machines focuses on the will-it-ever-arrive RD-808 and the […]

Superbooth 2019: Novation Summit is their peak of the polysynths

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Leaked just before the show but now Novation has released all the details on their new flagship 16-voice polyphonic 61-key synthesizer. Summit Building on the success of the Peak Novation has expanded it into a fabulous looking “proper” synthesizer and called it the Summit. It looks great. Taking its cue from the Peak and Bass […]

Superbooth 2019: Korg Minilogue XD Module for your tabletop

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The Minilogue XD is turning out to be a bit of a special synthesizer. Now Korg has released it from the shackles of a keyboard and turned it into a good looking desktop synth. Minilogue XD Module We already know that it’s good. The 2 VCOs plus a Multi-Engine custom oscillator, the new filter design, […]

UDO Super 6: 12 voice polyphonic binaural analog-hybrid synthesizer

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New musical instrument company UDO are going to reveal their first product at Superbooth in a couple of weeks. They are calling it the Super 6 and the glimpses we’ve had so far are very interesting indeed. Super 6 UDO is based in Bristol and is founded by George Hearn who was the designer behind […]

Vinicius Electrik reveals the complex Lizard System Eurorack modules

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The Lizard System is based around the remarkable Lizard super oscillator and then builds into a complete red and white synthesizer. Lizard System It’s a bit complicated but it claims to be a whole new paradigm in Eurorack. There’s a lot going on in here with the Lizard Hybrid Oscillator and the Multiwaves VCO/LFO which […]

Mutable Instruments Plaits gets ported to the Korg Prologue

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Software developer Peter Allwin has released an adaptation of the Plaits Eurorack macro-oscillator for the Korg Prologue’s third digital/user oscillator.  Plaits for Korg The Mutable Instrument Plaits is a “macro-oscillator” Eurorack module that contains lots of different sorts of oscillators. It was recently released as a purely software version into VCV Rack. Peter used the […]

Polyphenom: Dreamily hypnotic hybrid synthesizer that will synthesize your soul

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Or at least that’s what they say and who am I to disagree? Polyphenom combine additive and subtractive synthesis elements in deep and interesting ways. From dreamy soundscapes to pulsing leads and basses it’s another ultmate and awesome software synthesizer. Polyphenom Fabulous hybrid synthesizers just keep on coming and Polyphenom looks right at home amongst […]

Novation Peak gets new features with firmware update 1.2

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The Novation Peak is generally well regarded and one of the more interesting desktop polyphonic synthesizers to emerge from our current hardware craze. So when a new update brings some new features I think it’s worth taking a look. Novation Peak 1.2 Novation is good at keeping their products up to date and offering existing […]