News Round-Up: 5/5/17

Moog reissue legendary IIIc modular system. Nicky Siano tells the true story of Studio 54. Propellerhead add VST suppor tto Reason.

Return of the Moog. The hallowed company is putting out the Synthesizer IIIc for a limited time only. The modular synth will be built using all-original documentation, art and circuit board files. See it in action above, then find out more here.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT STUDIO 54So much was written and poorly reported yesterday on the 40th anniversary of STUDIO 54, I…

Posted by Nicky Siano on Thursday, April 27, 2017

History lesson. Much has been written about the 40th anniversary of New York’s legendary Studio 54, but former resident Nicky Siano has an issue with lots of it. In a Facebook post, he recounts the true story.

DIY developments. The Guardian investigate a Berlin village built by clubbers and wonder if it might be a model for future regeneration projects. Read it here.

Small but imperfectly formed. The Elbow tape player is a new concept that strips away as much bulk as possible. But is it practical? Probably not…

About turn. Despite saying they never would, Propellerhead have unveiled VST plugin support for Reason. Watch the news and full details about it below.

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