Waldorf Announce Quantum

Waldorf Announce Quantum

At the 2017 Musik Messie Waldorf announced a brand new hybrid digital/analog synthesizer, the Quantum. It is an eight voice, three oscillator synth with analog filters three envelope generators, three LFOs and an effects section. In our opinion hybrid analog/ digital synthesis is the next big thing (or should be), and the Quantum is a monster of a synth. With the option of wavetable, granular, or resonator sound source, the possibilities for creating a new and…

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DSI Debut 16 Voice REV2 at NAMM 2017

DSI Debut 16 Voice REV2 at NAMM 2017

Dave Smith Instruments revealed the REV2 a major update to the Prophet 08, available in 16 and 8 voice versions. “The REV2 retains all of the key features of the Prophet ’08 and expands on them. It has twice the polyphony, twice the mod matrix, waveshape modulation on all waveforms, digital effects per layer in stacked or split voice mode, a polyphonic step sequencer per layer, and more.” For further information visit the DSI REV2…

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NAMM 2016 Waldorf Expand Their Eurorack Line

NAMM 2016 Waldorf Expand Their Eurorack Line

  Waldorf have released an beautiful new 37 key Eurorack controller which can house 100 HP of modules. kb37 As well as three new modules to join last years nw1 Wavetable module. First up is dvca1 “Built around two VCAs with a wide range of options including the most important one: the ability to musically colour the signal. Starting in dry mode, you get high-precision analogue amplification”  cmp1 is an analog compressor that “can be modulated in intriguing and unconventional ways!Side-chaining with…

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Bright Sparks: Synthesizer Documentary

Bright Sparks: Synthesizer Documentary

The new documentary Bright Sparks chronicles the history of early synthesizer and keyboard pioneers Bob Moog, Don Buchla, Alan R Peralman (ARP), Harry Chamberlin, the Bradley Brothers, EMS, Electronic Dream Planet, (makers of the WASP), and Ken Freeman inventor of the string machine. This was all fostered by the new album of the same name from I Monster.  Check out the website for more information and to buy the film and album. http://brightsparks.movie

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