Not just a toy: These synth kits are surprisingly powerful yet easy to build
A mechanical keyboard aimed directly at retro-computing fans, with all the advantages of a gaming model?
This little 12-channel mixer includes a 4 in, 4 out USB audio interface too. It’s great value; is it any good?
Modal Electronics sub-£300, four-voice polyphonic desktop synth weighs just 427g. Let’s find out of the sounds are more substantial…
Groove is a single-voice multi-timbral oscillator model for Korg ‘logue-SDK synths – including the NTS-1…
Korg’s NTS-1 is just another DIY synth kit? Perhaps not – it’s like a development board for hackers, that just happens to be well-made and user-friendly for players too
Can you go to the music shop after 15th June? Yes! But make an appointment and plan ahead – social distancing still applies
The CRAFTrhythm refines Modal Electronics’ CRAFTsynth kit idea, and uses the same DSP to create a seriously impressive sample-based drum machine
Modal’s CRAFTsynth is as easy to put together as a Kinder toy. The surprise is, you’ll still be playing with it months later…
Electronic musicians are notorious for wanting all the kit – here’s how to Marie Kondo those synths