WINNER: Dreadbox Hysteria
The innovative Athens-based Dreadbox has continually impressed with its retro designs and the sheer scope of its characterful synths’ sounds. This analogue VCO packs the weighty power of its larger-scale Dreadbox brothers into a simple 10HP form factor. Its an easy-to-use unit, with four sliders split into two sections, each slider with its own CV input beneath. It grants a colossal amount of waveform selection, the likes of which is rare at this price. The sounds you can coax from the Hysteria are staggering and a clear reflection of Dreadbox’s passion for providing quality synthesis without breaking the bank.
Highly commended: Studio Electronics MiniMidi V30
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Celebrating 30 years since the Midimini, Studio Electronics faithfully recaptured the power of that legendary unit, adding new colours and harmonic interest, including powerful new LFO sections.
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