Tag archive for ‘Synths’
By MusicTech.net On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Roland JD-Xi World Exclusive Review – Toy Wonder?

One of the main talking points of this year’s NAMM show was the Roland JD-Xi. Andy Jones has had one for a while, and embarks on his most stressful world exclusive review ever… Details Price £399 Contact Roland More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Akai APC Key 25 Review

Take two controllers on stage? Not if Akai has anything to do with it. Hollin Jones streamlines his setup with the APC Key 25… Details Price £99.99 Distributor InMusic Contact Via website Web www.akaipro.com Minimum More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Plugin Boutique VirtualCZ Review

All classic synths deserve a software emulation: ARP, Moog, Prophet and now… er… Casio. Andy Jones sees (or Cz) why…    Details Price £59.95 Contact -Plugin Boutique +44 (0) 1273 692 313 Web – More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Arturia BeatStep Review

If you thought triggering MIDI hardware and software meant using two different devices, think again. Hollin Jones road tests Arturia’s BeatStep… Details Price €99 Contact Via website Web www.arturia.com Minimum More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Komplete Kontrol S-Series Review

Native Instruments has already set the music production world on fire with Maschine. But that was ‘just’ for drums. Now it’s about to do the same for every other instrument. The Komplete Kontrol S-Series are More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Roland Aira System 1 Review

While the world and his wife went mad for the acid side of the Roland Aira range, it might well be System-1 that steals the show. Andy Jones plugs in. And out… Details Price – £499 (includes More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Studio Electronics Boomstar 4075 Review

Two Decades ago Studio Electronics was one of the only companies to ignore the boom in digital synths and go it alone with analogue. Now it’s laughing. Analogue is massively back in vogue, and the Studio Electronics More...

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By MusicTech.net On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Yamaha 40th Anniversary MOTIF XF Music Production Synthesizer

Yamaha kick starts 40 years of synthesizer celebrations with a special edition MOTIF XF White. Read on for the official Yamaha press release… 40 years is a milestone worth commemorating. To mark this More...

Soulsby Atmegatron
By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

SOULSBY Atmegatron Review

An 8-bit hardware synth that can be radically changed in software, is hand-built, and only costs £300. ‘Yes please,’ says Andy Jones in this review of the Soulsby Atmegatron. Details Price £306 +postage More...