A 50-year old synthesizer made a sound engineer trip balls just by touching it

Grateful Dead were a band notorious for their psychedelic drugs, a reputation they could still living up to 50 years later. Can you get high off of LSD acidentally? Sound Engineer Eliot Curtis found out…

Make cool synth loops in your browser with Tones

Build pretty loops, sequences and chords with this simple yet versatile synthesizer straight from your web browser. Tones is a simple, open and collaborative music-making platform that works straight from your browser. It’s as simple…

Ever wanted to control a synth with your voice? Meet Dubler Studio Kit

Your voice is an instrument you never have to put down. Wouldn’t it be amazing to control synths and drumkits, even manipulate effects with it? Dubler Studio Kit is a new software that transforms your…

A cheaper version of Teenage Engineering’s incredible OP-1 could be on the way

The OP-1 is super cool – if you know, you know. But it’s also super expensive and that’s stopped a lot of people getting it. The OTTO synth could be the affordable solution. Teenage Engineering’s…

Put an authentic sounding mellotron in your iPhone

You don’t need to carry around a massive keyboard to play a mellotron on the go. This app puts the same level of quality into your iOS devices. Brought to you in partnership with Streetly…

Arcade is a synthesizer, looper, sample store and more all in one

Expand your workflow in style with the massive and brilliant virtual instrument and sampler that is Arcade. Arcade calls itself a ‘playable loop synthesizer’ but what it offers is much more than that. It’s a…

AudioKit’s amazing Synth One is now on iPhone free

The largest free and open-source iOS music app in history, the fully featured, professional Synth One is now available on iPhone’s totally free. The Synth One app is a massively capable synthesizer made for iOS…

This pedal puts the sound of Roland’s classic Juno synth in your guitar

TC Electronic’s new pedal brings the classic sound of 80s style synthesizer modulation to your guitar. NAMM 2019 is already bringing us a lot of exciting new music tech and instruments to look forward to…

Light up your music with a lightning-fuelled synth

Infuse your music with the elements with a synth module that overdrives your music with actual lightning. The digital age of music has brought with it many innovations and developers are always looking for new…

Classic Synth: Yamaha PSR-220

The Yamaha PSR-220 is a synth that always seems to get great reviews. Its a great synth for beginners! Here are the basics: Arranger keyboard 5 octaves, 61 keys with dynamics and lower split 12…