Tag Archives: Synthesizers

NAMM 2019 Leak: Korg Minilogue XD Analog Synthesizer

NAMM 2019 - Korg Minilogue XD Synthesizer

It looks like Korg is preparing a new synthesizer. Recently, the image of a new analog synth, called Korg Minilogue XD appeared on the Internet and it has attracted a lot of rumors and comments among the musicians. Korg Minilogue XD seems to be a new polyphonic analog synthesizer with an integrated digital multi-engine, similar […]

BOLT VST Synth Plugin Released by Nektar

Nektar BOLT VST Synthesizer Plugin

Nektar Technology releases BOLT, their first foray into the world of virtual synthesizer plugins. BOLT VSTi synth plugin enables a different and fast approach to sound design with an unusually organic and warm sonic character. Harmonics Synthesis generates and shapes the sound directly in the oscillator: It doesn’t require the dedicated filter section typically found on […]

Aparillo iPad (iOS) FM Synthesizer App by Sugar Bytes

Sugar Bytes Aparillo iPad iOS Synthesizer App

Sugar Bytes Aparillo synthesizer is now available for the iPad, giving iOS musicians and sound researchers a powerful FM synthesizer. Aparillo by Sugar Bytes was introduced last year, but “only” as a plug-in for Windows and Mac. Now, the Sugar Bytes company present us the iOS version, just as you know it from the previous […]

CRAFTsynth v2.0 Synthesizer Announced by Modal Electronics

The British company Modal Electronics has announced the launch of a new version of its small mono synthesizer called CRAFTsynth. The second generation instrument – CRAFTsynth v2.0 – differs from its predecessor not only by the changed internal architecture but also by a completely different appearance. The new CRAFTsynth v2.0 synthesizer was closed in a […]

Prophet XL 76-Key Synthesizer Announced by Sequential

Sequential Prophet XL Synthesizer

Sequential has announced the Prophet XL, a 76-key version of their recently released flagship Prophet X hardware synthesizer. The new instrument offers the same powerful combination of 8Dio’s high-fidelity samples and the full-synthesis capabilities that have earned the Prophet X great recognition. However, the ‘XL’ version is intended to make the concept even more attractive […]

Analog Fusion Synthesizer Announced by FingerSonic

Analog Fusion Hardware Synthesizer

The Italian audio company FingerSonic has announced the Analog Fusion which is a synthesizer with two completely separate analog and digital synthesizer engines. Analog Fusion will be capable of creating warm analog sounds or pure digital sounds or layer both, which obviously wants to open up new synthesis possibilities. There is already a 6-operator FM […]

DrumBrute Impact Drum Machine Announced by Arturia

Arturia has announced DrumBrute Impact, a brand new drum machine which should make their name in addition to energetic sounds and new features. DrumBrute Impact, offers tweakable analog drum sounds, a “color” layer, output distortion and a built-in sequencer. In fact, DrumBrute Impact offers 10 powerful and freshly reworked analog sounds, each with its own […]

New GRANDMOTHER Synthesizer Revealed by Moog

Moog introduces at The Moogfest a new analog synthesizer named Grandmother, which offers a classic housing form, but is equipped with colored modules, some of which allow even cable connections. The Moog Grandmother is inspired by the classic vintage Moog Modular synthesizers designed by Bob Moog during the ’60s and ’70s. It is the first […]

Prophet X Synthesizer Announced by Dave Smith

This year at SUPERBOOTH18 event, Dave Smith announces the Prophet X, a brand new bi-timbral synthesizer with eight stereo voices (16x mono) that combines sampling and synthesis. According to the manufacturer’s statements, the heart of the newcomer are the two sample-based instruments (16-bit, 48kHz) as well as the two “high-resolution” digital oscillators including waveshape modulation. […]

UNO Synth Announced by IK Multimedia

IK Multimedia announces the UNO Synth, their first monophonic analog synthesizer launched on the market. IK Multimedia dares to expand its product catalog with nothing less than the first hardware synthesizer. Massive analog sound and practical programming in an easy-to-use device, promise the Italians. The fact that the company has experience in software emulations has […]