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…

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…

Native Instruments tease the follow up to monumental Massive synth

After ten long years Native Instrument’s Massive synth is still a versatile favourite for many producers. But at last we’re getting a sequel to the phenomenal plugin. Native Instruments have announced a long awaited successor…

This iOS synth is the largest open source synth in history – and FREE

The world’s first completely open-source, full featured professional iOS synthesizer app that can be downloaded at no charge can now be yours. The AudioKit Synth One is a special mobile app that takes a synth…

Help build the next big Moog Synth at this year’s Moogfest

As Moogfest 2018 approaches Moog are getting ready to make this the best one yet with some exciting opportunities for attendants. Moogfest is a celebration of art, technology and, in particular, music started by Robert…

Create entirely new sounds with Google’s open-source synthesiser

Google are creating entire new sounds with their new synthesiser created using machine learning technologies. The NSynth Super is a new algorithm based neural synthesiser created by Google using their powerful machine learning technologies. The…

One of the world’s smallest synths can now be the world’s smallest sequencer

miniMO is a tiny synth that made modular synths affordable and simple, now it’s getting MIDI connections and a sequencer. Created by developer Jose Gonzalez (no, not that one), the miniMO brought modular synthesizers into…

Behringer leaks new synths and drum machine, denies they’re real

Last week Behringer leaked a range of synths with a bunch of absolute classics getting a clone, but they’re denying it. Last week Behringer’s website “accidentally” showed up a bunch of new synths including clones…