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Compact keyboard controllers can feel like a compromise, but does Arturia's latest strike the right balance?
TE’s ‘poor man’s modular’, is really more ‘beginner’s semi’, but there’s fun to be had if you put the effort in
Headphones designed for professional studio applications are just what you need for monitoring, and these have Roland’s input too…
The Digitone’s sound engine gets repurposed as an FM drum machine. Is this a case of upcycling or just repackaging an old idea?
Cableguys' much loved LFO-orientated multi-effect hits version two, with updated processors, new shaping tools and much more
Waldorf’s latest keyboard combines a digital string machine and synth with a vocoder, effects and keyboard with aftertouch.
It may look like other semi-modular desktop synths but Dreadbox's dual-filtered module is a unique and fascinating beast…