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Pocket Operator PO-35 Vocal Synthesizer Review

Let’s take a close-up look at the Pocket Operator PO-35 Vocal Synthesizer – from Teenage Engineering. The PO-35 is small. How small? Smaller than an iPhone. Here it is out of the package – you can see it is a very minimalistic product. It is a bare bones product , but that is part of the appeal – to make it fun and easy to make electronic music. It has a folding wire stand. It is a very compact footprint when the wire stand is folded, but when it is [Read more …]


Synthesizers in Electronic Music

What is a Synthesizer? A synthesizer, or synth, is an electronic instrument. It usually has a key layout like that of a piano, although the exact layouts of the keys vary depending on the model. Each key produces a different tone and many synths can have multiple programs which means that the keys can produce a variety of different tones. The sounds created by a synth can vary widely, as they can imitate real instruments, create drum noises, ocean noises or even generic electronica noises. Synths can be controlled with [Read more …]