Summer NAMM 2019: Korg teases a set of lights on Facebook

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With Summer NAMM pretty much on top of us and about to start in a few days time, the silly season of hype has begun. Amongst all the usual stuff being spewed about in press releases, Korg has just dropped a mysterious video on Facebook with nothing to show but some lights. Korg’s lights – […]

Put some zap into your live performance with Radiator: the laser synthesizer

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I hadn’t expected to want to become a laserist but now I do. Radiator is a laser synthesizer that could zap your live performances into a sci-fi future. Laser show? I know what you’re thinking: lasers are all a bit passé, sort of fun in a 1980s dry-ice kind of way, but they are like […]

Light up your rack with Lightstorm Eurorack LED control module and glowing case

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Not content with trying to wrangle our way through the complex nature of modular synthesis sound generation and CV control we now want to take on the visual content. Lightstorm from Strange Electronic is a module and case combination that offers a full spectrum of LED lighting to enhance your live shows or studio ambience. […]

OP-Z: Teenage Engineering’s grey slab of mystery available for preorder

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Teenage Engineering announce that the long-awaited OP-Z is available for pre-order ahead of its release in October – that’s just a few short weeks away! OP-Z I’ve been hearing about this thing for years without ever really understanding what it does. It looks like some kind of Philips-head screwdriver operated calculator. However, Teenage Engineering insists that […]

Frekvens: The Ikea/Teenage Engineering mashup is emerging

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I reported back in February about some design collaboration between Ikea and Teenage Engineering. We knew it was called Frekvens and there were some confusing images of lights and a turntable, possibly a guitar neck. No idea really what it was all about – but they seemed to be having a really good time.  Frekvens […]