New hardware synths for 2022: Casio, Roland, Behringer and more incoming

GEAR EXPO 2022: It’s all very well gently mousing parameters back and forth in your DAW, but when music-making starts to feel more like air traffic control, it might be time to get up close and personal with something a bit more ‘real’. 

A hardware workhorse synth can be the centrepiece of your studio or the aural icing on your DAW cake, and 2022 looks all set to satisfy with innovation coming in brand new flavours and – of course – some welcome reimaginings of classic gear from time and tracks gone by.