Gear Finder>Keys & SynthsNord Electro 4D$2,499.005 stars15th Aug 2012 | 12:57An evolutionary upgrade, the E4D subtly improves the E3 in all the right places.Arturia MiniBrute$549.004.5 stars5th Jul 2012 | 14:40A great little synth, which manages to pack a lot of punch into its modest ...Roland Jupiter-50$2,399.004 stars26th May 2012 | 16:03Cheaper and more portable than the '80 if you don't need its keybed, polyphony or ...Nord C2D$4,195.004.5 stars21st May 2012 | 07:01A significant improvement over the C2, the C2D now appeals to tonewheel purists too.Analogue Solutions Leipzig-S4.5 stars19th Mar 2012 | 11:00A flexible synth that excels at raw and percussive tones. The sequencer is a great ...Beat Kangz Beat Thang3.5 stars18th Mar 2012 | 17:54It's a mixed bag but we wish it well.Moog Minitaur$699.004.5 stars21st Feb 2012 | 13:00A powerful, deep bass synth with a flexible future. Well priced and solid Moog build.Korg Monotron Duo$70.004 stars28th Jan 2012 | 19:20An extra oscillator and new ribbon modes make the Duo first-class for melodiesKorg Monotron Delay$70.004 stars28th Jan 2012 | 19:02An FX monster with a great delay section. A shame about the filter's fixed resonance.Dave Smith Instruments & Roger Linn Design Tempest$1,999.004.5 stars3rd Jan 2012 | 15:30Redefines what a drum machine should be. Doubtless destined to be a future classic.Nord Electro 3HP$2,499.004.5 stars31st Oct 2011 | 11:32The weighted keyboard extends the E3's appeal, and its power makes it a leader in ...Teenage Engineering OP-1$849.004.5 stars6th Oct 2011 | 08:32It's not cheap, but the beautifully designed OP-1 is fun, inspiring and unique sounding.Elektron Octatrack DPS-1$1,490.005 stars9th Sep 2011 | 12:15Elektron's reimagining results in a unique approach to sample-based composition and performance.SubtleNoiseMaker Cacophonator II4 stars19th Aug 2011 | 14:25If you can cope with its unpredictable nature, the Cacophonator can make great sounds.Roland Jupiter-80$3,999.004.5 stars9th Aug 2011 | 14:20We'd love more sliders but this is expressive sonic power. It sounds amazing and inspires ...Clavia Nord Stage 2 HA885 stars8th Aug 2011 | 14:17A huge upgrade, cementing its status as the most authentic stage piano/organ/synth available.Arturia Analog Experience: The Laboratory$399.004.5 stars8th Jul 2011 | 12:04The Analog Experience hybrid approach comes of age. Lab experiments recommended!Arturia Spark$599.003.5 stars8th Jul 2011 | 09:27A great beat-making system and future updates should help the sound editing experience.Yamaha MOX 84 stars8th Jul 2011 | 07:27A versatile board, with great sounds. Let down by its stepping filter and unintuitive interface.Korg Kronos Workstation$4,750.005 stars10th Jun 2011 | 08:50Simply put, Korg has made one of the best-sounding and most fully featured keyboards to ...Korg monotribe$340.004.5 stars17th May 2011 | 11:49Korg's analogue revival continues. The monotribe sounds great and offers a fantastic workflow.Mode Machines Synthlab SL14 stars16th May 2011 | 14:27A versatile mono synth, but unlikely to tempt buyers from the Slim Phatty or cheaper ...NI Maschine 1.6$669.005 stars13th May 2011 | 08:32There's no doubt about it, Maschine rules the roost. The only question is: what's next?Roland GR-55$1,109.004.5 stars30th Mar 2011 | 11:27A practical blend of synthesis and modelling in an easy-to-use package that will greatly expand ...Korg microPiano$499.003.5 stars23rd Mar 2011 | 10:59Some good sounds onboard but ultimately falls short on the connectivity and price front.Spectrasonics Omnisphere v1.5$499.005 stars18th Mar 2011 | 16:51An already powerful synth goes interstellar. Registered users - get it now!Korg microKey$129.004.5 stars18th Mar 2011 | 16:13Built-in hub and great build makes this an ideal pro-quality travel companion keyboard.SonicProjects OP-X Pro II$179.004 stars18th Mar 2011 | 15:33Outstandingly versatile modern take on Oberheim's classic synths, let down slightly by a clumsy interface.Analogue Solutions Station X and Station Y4 stars7th Mar 2011 | 11:47Two interesting and complementary boxes that cram in some real analogue fun.Novation UltraNova$849.994 stars28th Feb 2011 | 15:44The UltraNova does everything well but is up against plenty of stiff competition.