Denver Synth Meet 2015!

Denver Synth Meet is an all ages sight and sound sharing event. The meet will include: Modular, Old & New Hardware/Software Analog/Digital Do It Yourself Controllers Guitar Pedals Manufacturers  Demos You will be able to buy/sell/trade and open tables will be available for you to show off your gear. Live…

Just released: Chiptune Guitar (iOS) Authentic chiptune sounds sampled from vintage hardware emulation

Chris Motola has released Chiptune Guitar for iOS. Chiptune Guitar lets you customize a grid of twelve fully-selectable chord slots and features 12 instruments sampled from vintage hardware emulation. “Chiptune Guitar is a music app like no other…  play virtually any song on instruments derived from authentic chiptune sounds.” Chiptune Guitar is available…

R.I.P. Lo-Fi SES, the lovable, hackable 8-bit chiptunes instrument we never knew

In a sad update on their Kickstarter page, Assorted Wires has cancelled their campaign for the Lo-Fi SES. After a +500% funded campaign and great media coverage, they’ve shut down the project. “Over the past few weeks I was hit hard with a series of things that have consumed all…

AudioThing releases miniBit, 8-bit/chiptune style plugin synth

miniBit is a VST/AU/AAX synthesizer from AudioThing that recreates the sounds of 80s game consoles and retrocomputers. It’s main oscillator features 12 waveforms paired with a square wave sub oscillator one octave below. From AudioThing: “The waveforms are not bandlimited and will produce aliasing. Furthermore, using the built-in bitcrusher, you can…

NIN spoof video features real Circuit Bent/Home Brew synth.

I wrongly assumed the “Weird Sound” box in the awesome NIN spoof video “This is a Trent Reznor Song,” was just a prop. I decided to ask Director/Writer/Musician Freddy Scott: @BentTronics That is an actual working unit designed and created by @Dr_Blankenstein !— Frederick Scott (@freddyscott) March 27, 2014 Dr….

A DIY 8-bit Arduino based mono synth, drum machine and more
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A DIY 8-bit Arduino based mono synth, drum machine and more

Just released, the Atmegatron from Soulsby Synthesizers, is an Open Source 8-bit mono synth based on the Arduino platform.

For Sale: The A-Z of Analogue Synthesisers by Peter Forrest, Signed by the author!

Selling my copies of  The A-Z of Analogue Synthsisers here.