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 LAB: Pittsburgh Modular Microvolt 3900 Synth - Youtube
Sonic LAB: iZotope Vocalsynth 2 Demo - Youtube
Sonic TALK 536 - Incessantly Repetitive Waldorfification - Youtube
Presentation: New Roland System 500 Modules - Youtube
Friday Fun Synth Jam - Yamaha CS15 With Ventris Dual Reverb - Youtube
Meet The Makers - Chris Randall of Audio Damage - Youtube
Chris Randall is a regular character on the scene, hes also an interesting bloke, with previous lives including signed bandmember, touring lighting designer, record label owner and now plug-in developer, with a dash of Eurorack hardware thrown in, he's done a lot.
Sonic TALK 535 - The Smell Of Old Synths - Youtube
Meet The Makers: Vlad Kreimer of Soma Labs - Youtube
Vlad Kreimer is a visionary chap, his early experiments in electronics sent him in some unusual directions, created in isolation in his native Ukraine (where he also invented his take on the sampler). These ultimately leading him to the excellent Lyra 4 and more recently the Lyra 8 which we reviewed and thoroughly enjoyed - its the physical manifestation of Vlad's desire to create instruments which break out of the standardized interfaces of modern instruments and encourage the user to explor
Meet The Makers: Analogue Solutions' Tom Carpenter - Youtube
Sonic TALK 534 - Killing A Mosquito With A Phonebook - Youtube
Sonic LAB: Samsung CJ89 Ultra Wide 49 inch Curved Display with USB-C - Youtube
Friday Fun - Synth Jam Pittsburgh Modular SV-1 Synth Jam - Youtube
Meet The Makers - Andrew Huang - Youtube
Sonic TALK 533 - Fashionable Ukuleles - Youtube
Superbooth 2018: Simple but Fiendishly Clever MIDI Looper from Future Artists - Youtube
Superbooth 2018: Coolest Booth? Build Sounds Like LEGO in VR - Youtube
Edo really knows the VR space - he makes it look so easy when he builds really interesting sound machines from basic 'physics' building blocks in the virtual landscape. It's a powerful concept - you can make sound generating machines in VR which either comply with the normal rules of physics as we know them in the 'real' world... or totally ignore them!
Superbooth 2018 - Youtube
Superbooth 2018: Gaz Gets Totally PWNd by Some Audeze Headphones! - Youtube
New DSP based planar headphones from Audeze have an amazing amount of tech built-in - unlike their previous models which are totally analogue, the Mobius, shown here in prototype, is packed with DSP and features low-latency Bluetooth; the first showing of Sony's LDAC protocol in a non-Sony headphone; supports Apple AAC; built-in audio interface via USB-C, and despite being a closed-back design, emulates the characteristics of open-backed models.