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littleBits and Korg have announced the release of three new modules for their popular Synth Kit; MIDI, CV, and USB I/O, to allow the kit to ...


Over the years, I’ve owned countless hardware synths, both analog and digital. There are a few that I just had ...


New preset banks containing blues elements add to the arsenal of styles available in Groove Agent 4 and Groove ...


It’s a travesty of the highest order that the Oberheim Matrix-12 isn’t as legendary as many of its its forebears, ...

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Gregg Rolie’s keyboard playing is a blueprint for how to play keyboards in a rock band. As a founding member of the bands Santana and Journey, Rolie has done just about everything. This month, let’s explore some key elements of Rolie’s playing.

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