There’s maybe no other manufacturer who has received as much bashing as Behringer has. Ranging from “they took our jobs” over “crappy and for kids” to “even if it’s good, it makes my heart cry”. That last comment was targeted at Behringer’s DeepMind analogue polysynth, which takes not just a little bit of inspiration from […]Read more "Review: Behringer Neutron"
In Korg’s quest to become the one-stop-shop for all synth needs, the “Logue” series encompasses the analogue(-hybrid) keyboard synths. The Minilogue is a true four-voice analogue polysynth. Is this really a proper polysynth at a great price, or just another toy synth with four voices?Read more "Review: Korg Minilogue"
Following the current (semi-)modular trend, Moog has expanded their lineup with the Drummer From Another Mother: a combo of a sequencer and some sound sources aimed at drums and grooves – or is it?Read more "Review: Moog DFAM"
Over 500 bucks for a single-oscillator synth module without even a filter – are you nots? No, I’m not. See what’s so great about the Make Noise 0-CoastRead more "Review: Make Noise 0-Coast"
A few days ago, my Sixtrack started to act up. So what to do? Maybe get a recplacement? So two things caught my attention. Korg’s Minilogue and the Dreadbox Abyss. Both four-voice polyphonic analogue things. So I went to a music store and played them. A Superficial Review? I didn’t read any manual, nor did […]Read more "Superficial Review: Dreadbox Abyss, Korg Minilogue"
In my recent review of the Behringer VD400 analogue delay, I already mentioned the Ibanez ES2 Echo Shifter. At slightly below 130 bucks, it’s the cheapest one-second analogue delay in the market today. By a margin. I decided to get it. Appearance, Package, Connections The ES2 comes together with a small kinda-manual (multi-language folded paper) […]Read more "Review: Ibanez ES2 Echo Shifter"
Ever since I got this album, it had been constantly on my (not properly kept) List of Greatest Albums of All Time. And it has been the only one to accomplish that feat. Time to review it – decades later. And if you don’t want to read on: just get the album! Introduction Back in […]Read more "Review: Steve Coleman “Curves of Life”"