Elettrorama/MFOS Soundlab Minisynth Plus review

Continuing the legacy of DIY synth guru Ray Wilson, Elettrorama’s compact synth offers an affordable introduction to analogue sound.

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Behringer Cat review

Behringer’s latest synth is a quirky little duophonic module inspired by a half-forgotten 70s classic.

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Teenage Engineering POM-400 review

The brand’s flagship kit-build modular synth is a unique instrument that will appeal to anyone who likes to get their hands dirty. Think of it as synth Lego.

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ALM Busy Circuits System Coupe review

The UK modular brand’s first complete system is a thrillingly creative showcase of their approach to making music. We take it for a test drive.

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New Eurorack module reviews: June round-up

This month: Erica Synths Fusion Modulator and Pico Drive, 4ms Ensemble Oscillator, BLM Mini Shimmery mk2 and WMD Time Warp.

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Arturia KeyStep Pro review

Arturia’s latest sequencer is a unique keyboard, offering huge creative potential as part of a hardware-focused setup.

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Polyend Medusa Black review

The updated version of Polyend’s excellent Medusa synth and sequencer reminds us why it’s been so popular.

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Roland Jupiter-X review

Roland’s new flagship synth is a greatest hits of the brand’s legendary synths and drum machines.

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Vermona Melodicer review

Vermona’s new sequencer aims to bring a hint of controlled randomness to your modular racks.

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Retrokits RK006 review

For users of hardware instruments, the RK-006 is a game changer, making sync, MIDI and signal processing easy, even without a DAW.

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Waldorf STVC review

Waldorf’s expanded take on the excellent Streichfett offers a reminder of what makes the classic string synth and vocoder combination so effective.

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New Eurorack module reviews: April round-up

This month: Animal Factory Godeater distortion, Synthesis Technology E300 oscillator, Erica Synths Graphic VCO, AJH Synth Entropic Doom noisillator and Industrial Music Electronics Kermit MkIII.

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Sennheiser HD25 Light review

Updated for 2020, Sennheiser’s HD25 Lights now sound almost identical to the more expensive models in the range.

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Erica Synths x Ninja Tune Zen Delay review

The iconic record label teams up with one of the leading Eurorack brands to create a hugely inspiring hardware effect unit.

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Arturia AudioFuse Studio review

Arturia’s new audio and MIDI interface is a beefed-up version of the original AudioFuse. We discover just how impressive this all-rounder is.

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Nektar Aura review

Pad controller, sequencer and plugin suite combine to create a versatile beat composer. Nektar’s Aura brings a hardware drum machine feel to your DAW. We put it to the test.

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Modern Classics: Make Noise 0-Coast reviewed

Released in 2016, Make Noise’s 0-Coast synth is a creative powerhouse that offers an ideal entry point to experimental synthesis.

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Arturia KeyLab Essential 88 review

Arturia’s latest MIDI keyboard is a full-size take on the Essential format, bundled with a huge collection of the brand’s excellent virtual instruments.

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Bleep Labs Delaydelus 2 review

A collaboration with LA beat scene veteran Daedelus, the updated Delaydelus is a modular-friendly sampler and delay with a creative approach.

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IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo I/O review

Specialists in portable audio interfaces, IK update the Pro Duo to new I/O spec, making it one of the best solutions for recording on the go.

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