The Volca Modular Highlights Our Virtual Look at NAMM 2019

Without a travel budget, a trip to the NAMM show is more of a dream than a reality here at TabMuse. Nonetheless, every year we wait with baited breath to see what fresh music technology announcements inspire us. These inspirations naturally occur within the synth realm, and unfortunately many synthesizer makers chose to not attend […]

Eventide Reveals New SP2016 Reverb Plugin – Synth News Digest 23

Welcome to the latest installment of our TabMuse Synth News Digest. It gives us an opportunity to cover a few interesting news stories and new product announcements from the wide world of music technology. If you want to check out the last news digest, simply click on the following link. As always, thanks for reading! […]

The Moog One blows out the Current Synth Market

Sell those stock options, as this week Moog released its benchmark polyphonic analog synth, blessed with the moniker of Moog One. Its price point places the synth squarely in the realm of the boutique. The 8-voice model runs $5,999; while the 16-voice edition rocks a street price of $7,999. Needless to say, short of winning […]

Spitfire Studio Strings – Synth News Digest 22

Welcome to yet another edition of the TabMuse Synth News Digest. We enjoy providing you with a few interesting news stories and product announcements from the synthesizer community and music technology world. If you are interested in checking out our last news digest, just click on the following link. Spitfire Audio introduces Spitfire Studio Strings […]

A Distant View of Knobcon Number Seven

Knobcon is an annual synthesizer convention located in the Chicagoland region. Featuring synth vendors, electronic music performances, and more, the event continues to grow in popularity. This year’s edition took place at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg, conveniently offering a full experience under one roof. Some year, I’d like to venture northwest to attend in […]

Spitfire Audio releases Innovative British Drama Toolkit – Synth News Digest 21

Welcome to the latest edition of the TabMuse Synth News Digest. This gives us an opportunity to cover a few interesting recent news stories and product announcements from the music technology realm. If you want to check out the previous digest, simply click on the following link. Thanks for reading! Spitfire Audio’s British Drama Toolkit […]

Fortamento – Algorithmic Composition for iOS – Synth News Digest 20

Welcome to the latest edition of the TabMuse Synth News Digest, where we take a look at a few intriguing new stories and products from the music technology world. If you are interested in the previous digest, simply click on the following link. Hopefully, you find something to inspire your own musical efforts! Fortamento is […]

The Waldorf Kyra breaks New Synthesizer Ground – Synth News Digest 19

Welcome to this latest edition of the TabMuse Synth News Digest. This gives us a chance to present some interesting music tech news stories and product announcements. If you want to check out the last digest, simply click on the following link. Now, as ELO once sang, here is the news! Waldorf to introduce Kyra […]

Recording Digest: Church of Hed – Sandstoned written by Jerry Kranitz

Editor’s Note: Jerry Kranitz is an aficionado of spacerock and psychedelic music, as evidenced by his work with Aural Innovations for nearly two decades. He is now focused on a new book: Cassette Culture: Homemade Music and the Creative Spirit in the Pre-Internet Age chronicling the underground cassette music scene. It’s scheduled for publication in […]

A Sky Level Overview of Superbooth 18

Superbooth is a German electronic music gear trade show rapidly growing in importance overseas. We gave it a small measure of coverage last year in the first edition of the TabMuse Synth News Digest. This time out we train our eye on a few intriguing synth announcements from Superbooth 18, as well as one from […]