Sequential Prophet XL slightly larger samples-plus-synthesis fusion machine

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We reported last week about the hitherto unreleased Prophet XL being mentioned in a magazine review. Well, now it’s official. Sequential has released all the details of the Prophet XL Sample-Plus-Synthesis Hybrid Synth. Prophet XL It’s not exactly a supersized Prophet X, it’s more of slight beef-up. First in size because it has 15 more […]

MODX: Yamaha’s AWM2 Synthesis and FM-X Technology synthesizer gets leaked

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Ahead of any official announcement from Yamaha, it appears that there’s a new Montage style synthesizer on the block. Aimed to replace the ageing MOXF it’s the cheaper, lighter and groovier version of the flagship Montage synth. MODX It’s funny how it looks immediately out-of-step from everything else that’s going on in the world of […]

A is for “Affordable” with the Komplete Kontrol A-Series controller keyboards

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Looking suspiciously like the original Komplete Kontrol keyboards the new A-Series controllers aim to bring NKS instrument mapping to a keener budget. Komplete Kontrol A-Series Native Instruments have cut back on some of the gizmos and glamour of their S-Series controllers to give you 3 sizes of “affordable” control. Most notably gone is the light-guide […]

Love Hultén Noistation hand crafted space synthesizer

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Love Hultén build beautiful boxes filled with sound and experimentation. We’ve experienced his Tiaccord synthesizer tryptic, we’ve marvelled over the cutest Bivalvia mini synths and now prepare yourself to enjoy Noistation, a space piano from some 1970’s future retro universe. Noistation Handmade in a mahogany case built around a 37 note semi-weighted keyboard it features […]