NAMM 2019: Verbos Electronics debut Mini Horse and Control Voltage Processor

Published on :

What the heck is a Mini Horse? Well apparently it’s a rather nifty touch activated voltage controller and combined with the Control Voltage Processor Verbos are bring a lot of CV to your Eurorack. Mini Horse It’s a strange name but it’s a very intuitive device. It’s a 42HP 12 keyed voltage controller. Each key […]

Joué expressive modular MIDI controller gets a 25 key Grand Clavier

Published on :

Joué is an interesting MIDI and MPE controller that can be reconfigured with modular controller parts that sit on the Joué board. There are slider modules, drum pads, controllers and up until now a two-thirds width 1-and-a-half octave mini piano keyboard. But now they’ve announced Grand Clavier, a 25 key mini keyboard that spreads itself […]

Touché SE: affordable version of the wobbly block USB expressive controller thing

Published on :

Expressive E, makers of the Touché MIDI/CV instrument controller have a new, more affordable version. The Touché SE is the same wobbly block style of controller but they’ve removed all the external CV and MIDI connections so it only works via USB with software instruments. Touché SE The Touché is a slightly strange device that […]

Dreadbox Medusa hybrid synthesizer about to hit the shops

Published on :

We’ve been intrigued by the Dreadbox Medusa ever since it appeared looking completely different and a load more radical. It evolved from a monosynth that looked a lot like some of their other synths into this excitingly swish hybrid synthesizer and performance pad combination. Its potential started coming through at Superbooth but now it’s poised for release and […]

Get some guitar feel in your electronic music with the StrumPad MIDI Controller

Published on :

StrumPad is an immediately impressive MIDI controller that you strum with your fingers. It then manipulates incoming MIDI notes and sends them out in response to the strumming. It looks a little awkward but it seems to work marvellously. StrumPad MIDI Controller It’s an Open Source project based upon the Arduino ATMEGA328 microcontroller. It has 6 […]

Oddball: Grab a ball and start bouncing beats and controlling MIDI

Published on :

A drum machine in a ball, a bouncing rubber ball, that bangs out beats with every ricochet – this is Oddball. Released on Kickstarter today they are hoping to capture the imaginations of the streetwise mobile beat making crowd, and maybe other musicians looking for a new take on rhythm generation and MIDI control. Oddball It’s […]

MXR introduces Dyna Comp Deluxe, limited edition Carbon Copy & Phase 90

Published on :

The Dyna Comp is certainly a classic among compressor pedals. MXR has just launched a new deluxe version at Summer NAMM, alongside a limited edition of its Carbon Copy delay and Phase 90 phaser. The fancy graphics on these two wouldn’t look amiss on the cover of Cream’s Disraeli Gears album artwork. Dyna Comp Deluxe […]