NAMM 2016 Rumours & Facts

Oh! I love this time of the year! NAMM around the corner and lots of new products about to be presented, some stuff leaked, some stuff officially released before NAMM, speculation, etc, etc. What a great time to be alive! So, synth-heads, what may we expect from NAMM? Let’s check out some rumours & facts …

Pirate sites & our products

In the last couple of months, we’ve found out that los of our products (specially presets) are all over pirate sites for download them. We don’t mind at all, it just means that our products are really good!! If you can’t afford our products, or wanna try them before buying, it’s ok, go ahead, do …

Substractive synthesis Part II – Filters

Today, I’ll talk about the one thing that no other synthesis method uses: the filter. As you probably imagine, the filter, does filter something, in this case, the harmonic content produced by the oscillator. So, basically, the filter shapes the tonal characteristics of the raw sound. In other words, it re shapes the waveforms produced …

Substractive synthesis part 1- Oscillator

Well, today, we are starting our first series of educative posts about synthesis! Specially subtractive synthesis. Why is it called subtractive synthesis? Very easy: it implies the use of a filter to cutoff or emphasise some of the harmonic content of the raw sound in order to shape it. In this kind of synthesis, we’ve …

Korg + 2014 = New ARP Odissey!!

Well, for the last couple of years, Korg seems that can’t stop with the great news! First the Monotron Series: 50 dollars for plastic enclosure analogue ribbon synths, the three of them are quite limited, and for many people, toys. At Piggysounds we make extensive use of the monotron delay and we truly love it! …

Pre NAMM 2014 Rumours

With NAMM 2014 around the corner, since last week we’ve been hearing and reading and watching rumours, teasers, leaks, of new products… This are the ones that got our attention: Moog Sub37 – Seems to be a polyphonic, paraphonic analog sinthesizer. Pretty much the structure of the SubPhatty: 2 VCOs, 1 Sub OSC, Noise, 6, …