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Dave Smith Instruments Releases OS Update and Soundset for Tempest

Dave Smith Instruments, one of the most acclaimed and beloved designers of analog and analog/digital hybrid synthesizers, has updated the operating system on the Tempest analog/digital hybrid instrument to OS 1.4... Read more »

Dave Smith Instruments Releases Tempest OS v1.3

Dave Smith Instruments has released version 1.3 operating system for the Tempest. The new version includes a number of fixes and performance enhancements, as well as a list of new features: Playlist playback and... Read more »

This Analog/Digital Hybrid Is the Perfect Storm

One of the most buzz-garnering pieces of new-at-NAMM gear, the Tempest is a drum machine with analog appeal and a fresh approach. Even if you haven't gotten your ears or hands on the Tempest (go to to check out the... Read more »

NAMM News: Dave Smith Instruments Tempest

When one of the greatest synth engineers of all time, Dave Smith, decided to make an analog drum machine, who did he chose to team up with but Roger Linn, one of the original drum machine gurus. The result: the Dave... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2011: Dave Smith Instruments Tempest

When one of the greatest synth engineers of all time, Dave Smith, decided to make an analog drum machine, who did he chose to team up with but Roger Linn, one of the original drum machine gurus. The result: the Dave... Read more »

Dave Smith Instruments Tempest – Sweetwater NAMM 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHC8pto29JQ More info: When one of the greatest synth engineers of all time, Dave Smith, decided to make a new analog drum machine, who did he choose to team up with but Roger Linn... Read more »