Category: Instrument Pages

  • Roland SP404MK2

    Roland SP404MK2

    Roland SP-404MKII: The Ultimate Beatmaking Machine The realm of music production has been revolutionized by the introduction of digital samplers, and standing tall amidst this revolution are the Roland SP samplers. Revered as the undisputed champions of performance-based beatmaking, these machines have carved out a niche for themselves in the music industry. The latest addition…

  • Roland Gaia 2

    Roland Gaia 2

    The Roland Gaia 2 is an advanced synthesizer recently announced by Roland on September 28, 2023. It features a newly developed hybrid sound engine, combining wavetable and virtual analog engines for a rich and rewarding playing experience. Equipped with 37 full-size keys, the Gaia 2 offers deep travel, balanced weight, and a graceful feel. This…

  • Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field

    Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field

    The Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field is a compact and durable workstation designed for musicians on the go. With its high-quality sound card, versatile synthesis options, and comprehensive sequencing capabilities, it empowers artists to unleash their creativity wherever inspiration strikes. Whether you’re recording in a studio or exploring the great outdoors, the OP-1 Field delivers professional-grade…

  • Gamegerm


    Gamegerm is a creative audio recording game hosted on In this project, participants are given a random selection of Tapegerm source files and challenged to create a recording using all of them. It is a collective project where artists share loops and collaborate to evolve the resulting music over time. Gamegerm offers a platform…

  • Korg Wavestate

    Korg Wavestate

    The Korg Wavestate is a powerful and innovative synthesizer that offers a vast range of sound possibilities. It features a unique wave sequencing technology, allowing users to create evolving and dynamic sounds with ease. With its extensive sound library, intuitive interface, and real-time performance controls, the Wavestate provides musicians and producers with a versatile and…

  • Arturia MicroFreak

    Arturia MicroFreak

    The heart of the MicroFreak lies in its hybrid sound engine, blending digital and wavetable oscillators with analog filters. This fusion of technologies creates a vast sonic palette, allowing users to explore a wide range of sounds, from sweet and deep to hypnotic and chaotic. The integration of wavetable synthesis enables the creation of evolving…

  • Yamaha MODX

    Yamaha MODX

    Equipped with the AWM2 and FM-X sound engines, this synthesizer delivers rich and expressive tones that can bring any musical idea to life. From realistic acoustic instruments to cutting-edge electronic sounds, the MODX covers a wide sonic spectrum that suits various genres and styles. Its 256-note total polyphony ensures that even the most complex arrangements…

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