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This Month:

Secret Gear-

The Ensoniq ESQ-1 and Yamaha TG-33 synthesizers provide great sounds that
won't break the bank.


Synth Terminology-

Ever wonder what all of that synth lingo
means? Here is a glossary that will tell all.


MusikMesse 2011-

The latest gear to hit store shelves
this season.

Ensoniq ESQ-1

Ensoniq ESQ-1 Workstation - Thumbnail

Korg Monotribe

Korg Monotribe - Thumbnail

Korg Monotron

Korg Monotron - Thumbnail

Yamaha CS1-X Control Synthesizer

Released in 1996, by corporate giant Yamaha, it was one of the first keyboards to feature real-time knob control with which sound parameters could be edited since the real-analog period where synthesizers like the Minimoog utilized analog components that were not DSP-controlled.


  • Sounds: 256 User and Preset Sounds
  • Max Notes: 32
  • Released: 1996
  • Control: MIDI
  • Keys: 61
  • Multitimbral: 16 Instruments

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