French synth manufacturer Arturia just announced a new $99 MIDI controller, the MiniLab MKII
MiniLab MKII comes with Analog Lab Lite, Ableton Live Lite and UVI Grand Piano Model D.
KORG debuted their new synth Monologue at our 2016 Brooklyn Synth Expo. We asked their product specialist Nick Kwas to show us a few tricks! We locked ourselves in one of the Main Drag Music iso booth and shot this video - check it out!
Our sister publication The Deli had a special about the synths appearing at the Brooklyn Synth Expo 2016, check it out here
will be unveiling their brand new synth Monologue
at our upcoming Brooklyn Synth Expo
on November 12/13 at Main Drag Music.
As you may have gathered, this is a mono analog synthesizer, presented by the Japanese manufacturers as "the next-generation monophonic synthesizer that shares the spirit...
Legendary music product designer, MPC creator and Grammy winner Roger Linn of Roger Linn Design
will be appearing at the upcoming Brooklyn Synth Expo
at Main Drag Music to demonstrate his new #LinnStrument
, a revolutionary replacement for the MIDI...
Read The Deli NYC's issue #42 (Best of NYC) HERE.
I'm not sure how many times we've heard/read the sentence "Modular synths are back!" in the past couple of years. If most synth manufacturers who jumped into the modular frenzy have indeed looked 'back' by offering formats identical (Moog Modular) or similar (Eurorack) to the original one,...
At our recent NYC Synth Expo
we put together a mixed Eurorack filled with synths by various manufacturers, including Vermona
, Dwarfcraft Devices
, Synthetic Sound Labs
and also featuring the awesome pedal/drum machine BeatBuddy
. Check out the video where our...
For those interested in learning how synths and electronic musical circuits work and interact with each other, KORG's littleBits' Synth Kit
is the ideal place to start. By creating the smallest modular synth on the planet, and making it easily configurable with magnetic connection...
Synthetic Sound Labs
' Doug Slocum got his start in the synth business in the '70s when he became known for his "enhanced" (i.e. modded) Moog synths. He recently launched a Eurorack line
with a very personal “SteamPunk” graphic approach.
Since we now organize the NYC Synth Expo
, we will start covering more synths in this blog.
The modular Eurorack format, in particular, is rather intriguing, and it's becoming more and more popular. The idea of separating the various circuits of a synth to let musicians free...