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  • Review of the Baloran The River analog synthesizer
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    Review of the Baloran The River analog synthesizer - When the analog flows in the stream!

    03/06/18

    35 years after the release of The Moog Source, the young French company Baloran pushes the concept to the next level. The River, much more than a polyphonic multitimbral analog synth, is made with pragmatism, modesty, talent and innovation. An outstanding musical instrument!

  • Waldorf Streichfett Review
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    Waldorf Streichfett Review - Fat Strings

    09/14/14

    Unveiled last spring at Frankfurt, it wasn't until mid-summer that the Streichfett was to be seen in stores. As soon as it came out, we grabbed one and stripped it down!

  • Waldorf Pulse 2 Review
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    Waldorf Pulse 2 Review - Ace Of Hearts…

    12/17/13

    Introduced in Frankfurt 2013 in its almost final version, Pulse 2 marks the return of Waldorf to its analog passions. The brand recently lent us one, just when its first commercial models are hitting the market... gulp!

  • Arturia MicroBrute Review
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    Arturia MicroBrute Review - Genetically gifted!

    10/24/13

    Less than two years after the introduction of the MiniBrute, the MicroBrute has set out to conquer the electronic music world with even more aggressive price and dimensions. But how far will it go?

  • Novation Bass Station II Review
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    Novation Bass Station II Review - Nice Little Fatty

    09/22/13

    Introduced in Frankfurt last spring, the Bass Station II marks the return of Novation to the analog world. Let's find out if the brand was able to retain its know-how.