Tom Brislin checks out Korg's new RK-100S, a keytar that includes a full analog-modeling synth based on the engine of the MicroKorg XL+. We'll post the full review here soon, but to be one of the first to read it, grab the October 2014 issue. You can always be first to read the most authoritative gear reviews in the business by subscribing.
Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 first look
Dave Smith's new Pro 2 is a hybrid synth: digital oscillators feeding analog filters. While the first-glance impression might understandably be "monophonic Prophet 12," it's in fact a rather different animal. Read the full review by Francis Preve in our October 2014 issue. Here, keyboardist Tom Brislin digs into it for the first time.