What is the best new affordable hardware synth of 2018?


Even if common sense says that you don’t need one, you can always find a way to justify the purchase of another hardware synth. In 2018, the temptation to add to your collection has been almost impossible to resist, especially with an ever-growing number of synths available for under £600.

But which one is the best hardware synth at the keener end of the fiscal scale this year? We’ve put together a shortlist of the best-reviewed products on MusicRadar over the past 12 months, and we want you to vote for your favourite.

Put your click in the relevant box below, and keep an eye out for the results soon...

Want to vote in other Best in music tech 2018 categories? Have your say here.


Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 28 November.

All-access artist interviews, in-depth gear reviews, essential production tutorials and much more.
Get the latest issue now!