Prog-metal guitar legend Devin Townsend partnered with a relatively new Chinese stompbox maker to create the ultimate ambient pedal – for synth players?!
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
The affordable, accessible synth spirit remains but Modal’s CRAFTsynth 2.0 is a total rework of the entry-level monosynth – no assembly required
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