Gear reviews, interviews and features for people who make music by any means. Weekly Sonic TALK podcast, video coverage from NAMM, Musik MESSE and other major music tradefairs.
Sonic TALK 545 - Juicy Digits - Youtube
Sonic LAB: Sequential Prophet X Big Review - Youtube
SONIC TALK 544 - Chiptunes, Explain It Please - Youtube
Sonic LAB: Steinberg UR-RT4 Interface With Neve Transformers - Youtube
Sonic TALK 543 - Cliff Drop Ending - Youtube
Preview: Prophet X Polysynth - Samples Plus Synthesis - Youtube
We've been sent the new Prophet X from Sequential/ Dave Smith Instruments. Its a combination of REV 2 style polysynth combined with a large multi-sampled library from 8DIO stored on a 256GB internal SSD. This is a preview, we will be working on the full review over the next week or two.
Presentation: Softube Console 1 Hardware Mix Control - Youtube
We talk to Softube's George Reece at Softube HQ about the Console 1 mix controller and American Class A Channel strip plug-in. Console 1 allows you to have hands on control of the mix process in your DAW, with a hardware representation of a channel strip with EQ, Dynamics and saturation for each channel. Comes with the SSL 4000 series channel strip but can be added to with other Softube plug-ins as well as Universal Audio ones too.
Sonic LAB: Arturia DrumBrute Impact Analogue Drum Machine Review - Youtube
Sonic TALK 542 - Does Velocity Work In Space? - Youtube
Friday Fun - Arturia DrumBrute Impact + Moog Grandmother - Youtube
Sonic LAB: Moog Grandmother Synthesizer Review - Youtube
Sonic TALK 541 - Dribble And Spit - Youtube
Sonic LAB: Analogue Solutions Treadstone Eurorack Synth Voice - Youtube
We're taking a look at Analogue Solutions Treadstone - part of the SynthBlock range, is now available as a Eurorack module. The self contained analogue voice offers a single oscillator with sub, LFO, ADS(R) envelope and a simple delay, plus a simple MIDI loop sequencer and MIDI/CV.
Sonic Talk 540 - The Resurrection Of Rainbow Tony - Youtube
First Look: Modal Electronics SKULPT 4 voice polysynth - Youtube
Modal Electronics brought a pre-production prototype to our offices for a first look. Its a 4 voice poly synths, DSP based with two oscillators (each with up to 4 layers), sequencer, arpeggiator, distortion and delay FX, 8 modulation slots.
Presentation: Audient ID44 Class A USB Audio Interface - Youtube
USB 2.0 audio interface with four Class A mic preamps, two with insert points, four line outputs, twin ADAT ports, monitor control, and automation of scroll wheel parameters with iD mode, the Audient ID44 is a quality interface - we spoke with Harry from Audient.
Friday Fun - Korg MS 20 + Lyra 8 Synth Jam - Youtube
Its Friday and that means Synth Jam! At least on some Fridays anyhow. This time we fire up the Korg MS20 and pair it with the Soma Labs Lyra 8 together with the Ventris Dual Reverb (yeah that again) and the Arturia Keystep.