DinSync reveals JP-ONE Jupiter 6 inspired prototype ahead of Superbooth

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Paul Barker of DinSync has been teasing us on Instagram with images of a new synthesizer they’ve been working on. Details of the JP-ONE are just starting to emerge. JP-ONE DinSync is known for their TB-303 Bassline replica called the RE-303 and the Gilbert, a recent take on the Roland SH-101. And so we know […]

Carr Amps Telstar combo amplifier: 17 Watts of organic boutique vintage tone

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I love me a simple, good-sounding amp with plenty of character but fewer bells and whistles. So the new Carr Amps Telestar piqued my curiosity. This is a 17-Watt combo that uses a 6L6 and EL84 in a push-pull Class A circuit, which is also very unusual! Let’s take closer look… Carr Amps Telestar First, […]

Roland tease Plug-out Number 3 for System 8. Which synth are they emulating?

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On the eve of 808 Day Roland let slip that they could well be releasing the third Plug-Out virtual synth for their System-8 synthesizer. We already have the Jupiter-8 and Juno-106, so which classic synth are they going to release? Plug-Out on 808 Day Maybe since Behringer were in danger of stealing the 808 Day thunder […]

Roland System-8 gets new FM oscillators and filters in meaty 1.2 update

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The System-8 is the top-end device of the AIRA range of groovy green music-making machines. It’s an analogue modelling polysynth with the ability to load up fully realised versions of other classic Roland synths. It’s a lot of fun but Roland isn’t done with it yet. Firmware version 1.2 brings some really decent new goodies […]