Synth Geekery 153

Synth Geekery is a weekly podcast/live stream (YouTube) show about everything synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, sequencers, eurorack and music technology. Please enjoy episode 153 🙂

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Funny Side

The funny side segment is a collection of memes that are somewhat relevant to the synth geekery community. Some of these images are taken from Facebook, Instagram and other social media sources. Please respect the creators. Hope you enjoy this week’s selection:

News from the Geekery

This week we have a big list of new synths and gear:

Squarp Hapax

Squarp instruments are bringing a new standalone sequencer to the market offering a professional DAWless centerpiece of your setup. It introduces the ability to handle two separate independent projects that can be played simultaneously. This is something live performers have wanted with other competing sequencers on the market. It gives the performer the ability to play endless sets and seamlessly transition between them.

connectivity drawing

Offering MIDI (including MPE), CV with plenty of connectivity via MIDI DIN, 3.5mm MIDI TRS, CV, USB and even providing USB host to devices.

Squarp are offering the Harpax Os firmware as an evolving setup where they have stated that future updates will be regular adding new features.


Price/Availability: Available now for $979 USD


Cubase 12




This is a great new stereo effects module for your setup offering some cool new algorithms to pipe your sounds through.



Price/Availability: $299 USD available now.

Modal Cobalt5S



Waldorf Iridium Keyboard



New Behringer products announced:

Behringer Toro

Behringer Proton

Behringer Saturn

Behringer Hiro Tribe

Behringer UB-1

Behringer 2-XM

Behringer Deepmind App

Behringer Model 15