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Gorgeous Minimoog Cutaway Poster Hides 28 Electronic Music Pioneers Inside It

UK design shop Dorothy has a new cutaway schematic print that reveals the inner working of the Minimoog analogue synthesiser that’s been a distinctive part of electronic music for decades. But you won’t find transistors or electronic components inside — just 28 electronic music pioneers hidden like a Where’s Wally book.

Moog Just Resurrected A Piece Of Music History

When the Minimoog Model D launched in 1970 (models A through C were prototypes), it transformed a big, bulky, and expensive noise machine into stage-friendly instrument. It was the grandfather of modern synths that now fill out our favourite jams. Now, Moog is resurrecting the legend.

Moog Packs A $13,000 Synthesiser Into An iOS App

Moog’s first iPad app, called the Animoog, did an incredible job smashing together iPad tech and old analogue instruments, back when tablets were very much a new thing. It’s nearly five years later, and Moog has launched an all-new app, digitally memorialising its classic $US10,000 ($13,351) Moog Model 15 Synthesiser. Luckily, the app comes at a 99.7 per cent discount.

LittleBits' Tiny Toy Synth Kit Now Works With MIDI And USB

Launched in late 2013, the littleBits Synth Kit lets you snap together the different components of a synthesiser into an extremely minimal modular instrument. Today, littleBits is adding three new modulates to its lineup, allowing its toy synth to connect with other musical tools like, uh, your computer.

Listening To A Vintage Synth Next To Its Reboot Is Just So Satisfying

Last year, Korg set out to recreate the Arp Odyssey, a legendary synth that went out of production back in 1981. How does the result sound? Pretty darn good!

Listen To The Gnarly Churn Of $10,000 Worth Of Moog Synthesiser

Earlier this month, Moog announced that it would be reissuing an extremely limited number of rebooted instruments from the company’s extinct line of crazy modulars from the 1970s. You’ll probably never actually get to play one, but at the very least you can revel in the magnificent demo in the video above.

Watch In Awe As This Euro Dude Tries To Explain Modular Synthesisers

Meet Austrian-bred (but German-born) producer, composer and musician Patrick Pulsinger. He is a huge but really awesome nerd when it comes to modular synthesisers, and here he is trying to explain how it all works to a room full of interested people.

Korg's Tiny Synthesisers: The Most Adorable Way To Lay Down Your Jams

Well, these new itty-bitty analogue synthesisers from Korg are just so cute I want to gobble them up. From the demo video above, it sounds like the three Volca series keyboards are lovely little groove machines you might want to use too.

Nord Lead 4: Infinite Gnarly Sounds From A Single Synthesiser

The new Nord Lead 4 is the latest monster synth from the legendary Swedish instrument makers Clavia. And now my ears are melting.

Well, Hello, Creamsicle-Coloured Synthesiser

Usually, we don’t get too worked up about new colour options on gear, because it’s a gimmick. It’s usually a gimmick. It’s not every day someone shows me a synthesiser the colour of a delicious Creamsicle.

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