Synthesizers

A powerful tool for your music. Synthesizers make all kinds of sounds from electronic and unimaginable to even mimicking traditional instruments. Each synth is unique, offering exclusive features such as custom presets and sound manipulation controls. What's more, you'll get two-years warranty with every new purchase at Gear4music.

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Synths fall in to many categories. Workstations and arrangers are capable of allowing a musician to create an original, finished piece of music. Workstations build tracks up in a linear way using a sequencer and so do some arrangers, but they also use intros, fills, variations and endings to build the piece in different parts. Workstations feature onboard arpeggios and loops, while arrangers have onboard styles. The latter type of pro keyboard is preferred by many musicians for playing live, but this does not necessarily mean it is always the best option.

Workstations are often viewed as being the best for original music performance, with a larger palette for creating sounds, easy programming and the ability to use commercial MIDI files for covering songs. Pre-prepared MIDI files can also enable musicians to create a full band effect when playing.

Meanwhile, arrangers are looked on as highly professional instruments, with some people considering them to be the equivalent of a band in a box. The style function assists those struggling with time constraints to get results quickly, while the instruments are designed to sound as if they are being played in the live environment. Arrangers can also act as learning tools, exposing and giving insight into different genres of music.

Synth News

The New Roland Fantom is Here

Roland's next-generation workstation gets a complete overhaul for 2019. The new flagship Fantom has been developed from the ground up for pro keyboard players.... More  »

5 Sep 2019 08:40

Roland Announces a Plethora of Products! New for 2019: Fantom, Aira, Juno, and Jupiter!

This is a big day for Roland. Just announced - the brand-new Fantom, as well as three other family updates! See what's new for 2019.... More  »

5 Sep 2019 08:40

Update: Elektron Analog Keys Revealed

Elektron unveiled their latest machine over the weekend at a launch party in Berlin.... More  »

25 Nov 2013 09:46

Korg Unleash The Analogue Machines as Tour Comes to Gear4music

Throughout October and November, KORG will be travelling the country, bringing with them their entire analogue range including the new Volca synths and the coveted MS-20 Mini.... More  »

24 Sep 2013 15:55