NEWS: The new for 2019 Stylophone GEN R-8 is a dual VCO British made boutique synthesizer with a fully analog signal path and a touch keyboard that you can play with your finger. The GEN R-8 also works as a MIDI controller keyboard (with Local ON/OFF) where the CV/Gate outputs on the sequencer doubles as keyboard CV/Gate when the sequencer is not running.
SYNTH NEWS: While you might have heard rumors about a new polyphonic Moog Synthesizer at recent synth shows, it turns out that the rumors were true. It’s here, it’s real. It’s the brand spankin’ new MOOG ONE from the wizards at Moog Music. Briefly, it’s a 61-key, 16-voice Programmable, Tri-timbral Analog Synthesizer with 3 Voltage-Controlled Oscillators, 2 Independent Analog Filters, 4 LFOs, 3 Envelope Generators, Arpeggiator, Sequencer, Eventide Reverb Suite, and CV I/O. (UPDATED)
NEWS: IK Multimedia’s new analog synth module, the UNO, is now shipping, the company announced today. UNO Synth, IK’s first hardware synthesizer is a true analog synthesizer which brings all the warmth, depth and fatness you’d expect from a real analog synth. Ideal for notebook and “bed top” synth musicians.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (MuseWire) — WINTER NAMM: Today Korg announced a new analog synthesizer, in a bite-size form factor. Korg’s MS-20 monophonic synthesizer, first introduced in 1978, is still coveted to this day for its thick, robust sound, powerful, iconic analog filter, and versatile patching options. It has now been reborn as the new MS-20 mini. The same engineers who developed the original MS-20 have perfectly reproduced it in a body that’s been shrunk to 86% of the original size, yet retains the distinctive look of the original.
New Doepfer Dark Energy II Analog Synthesizer announced with ‘completely different filter type’ from original
GRAEFELFING, Germany (MuseWire) – Audio hardware developer Doepfer has announced availability of its new Dark Energy II Analog Synthesizer, a redesigned version of the original Dark Energy, a standalone monophonic analogue synthesizer with built-in USB/MIDI interfacing and CV connectivity released to much critical acclaim in 2010. So why the need to redesign something so successful […]
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – Today, Moog Music officially announced their 10th anniversary special limited edition MOOG VOYAGER. According to the company, Moog created this 24 Karat gold Voyager with the finest materials, as a testament to American craftsmanship. The company is handcrafting 31 of these analog works of art, but only 30 are available for […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (MuseWire) – Dave Smith this week introduced his newest analog synth treat, the 4-voice polyphonic Mopho x4 keyboard. According to the company, Dave Smith Instruments (DSI), “Mopho x4 is the newest addition to DSI’s revered line of analog subtractive synthesizers. Building upon the same award winning voice architecture of the Mopho and […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – In what appears to be yet another clear indication that both the economy and the analog music instrument culture is not losing ground to plugins and emulations in software, Studio Electronics (ne Analogia) have announced a new line of analog synth modules built around their existing filter designs, and are […]
MORAGA, Calif. (MuseWire) – Tom Oberheim has announced the Two Voice Pro Synthesizer, expanding upon the recreated SEM analog synth modules he rolled out last year. One of the most coveted classic analog synthesizers, the new “Two Voice” looks to be shipping very soon, June 2012. According to Tom: People often ask me: “Tom, what […]
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – Waldorf has announced a new digital-analog MIDI synth module, the PULSE 2. Available Summer 2012, the Pulse 2 features three analog oscillators in combination with a true analog cascading filter. The promo from Waldorf reads like so: “Sometimes they do come back, and this time, it’s with even more brute-strength power […]
Meylan, France (MuseWire) – At the Winter NAMM 2012 show in Anaheim, Calif., Arturia will announce their first analog keyboard, the MINIBRUTE. Arturia announces the upcoming release of MINIBRUTE. The pure analog, multi-wave oscillator combined with a huge sounding classic multi-mode filter, and wide range of modulation capabilities will bring new life into your recordings […]
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) — Moog Music has announced the release of Minitaur, the newest addition to Moog’s Taurus Bass Synthesizer family. Minitaur is a compact and powerful analog bass synthesizer that features a classic one knob per function layout.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (MuseWire) – The Museum of Making Music and The Bob Moog Foundation announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II analog synthesizer, signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. […]