Gearnews December Raffle #4: Malevolent Analogue Synthesizer Worth €579

Gearnews December Raffle 2021 Malevolent SynthOne of the gear highlights of 2021 was without doubt PWM’s new Malevolent analogue synthesizer. When it burst onto the scene at Superbooth 2021, we were suitably impressed by its character, features and affordability. Now we’re excited to give away one in our Gearnews December Raffle!

Malevolent Analogue Synthesizer by PWM

Malvolent is one of those synths that, when you hear about it for the first time, it just pulls you in. It’s an intriguing mix of analogue and digital, desktop and performance, modular and non-modular. 2 VCOs are on offer with saw, triangle and pulse outputs as well as a mix output, shape control, 2 FM inputs and individual mixing. A 2-pole multimode VCF with modulation inputs is on hand, too, as well as two envelopes and an LFO. Now add in a total of 19 inputs and 19 outputs and you have a extremely adaptable synthesizer.

PWM Malevolent

PWM Malevolent

The 32 velocity-sensitive mini-keys are independent of the analogue circuit. The arp has 6 types, latch and up to 6 octaves. The joystick gives you some pitch bend, portamento and vibrato for spontaneous play. And it’s designed to be portable, being bus powered, although solid with enough physical heft to give the feel of a well-made synth.

Sonically, Malevolent has lots of personality. There’s plenty of bite and attitude here, and you can prod it to gurgle, spit and hiss. But this analogue monophonic synth can also do smooth, subtle textures. Robin was so impressed by the Malevolent that he included it in his end-of-year Best Synths 2021 list.

Gearnews December Raffle: Win a PWM Malevolent Synthesizer

How do you win one of these? Just drop us a comment below this post or the Facebook or Instagram posts announcing the Raffle before Saturday 25 December at 23:59:59 CET, we’ll draw a lucky winner.

Terms and Conditions

Participation is, of course, free of charge.

The minimum age for participation is 14 years. Participation is only allowed once – attempted multiple entries per competition automatically lead to disqualification. This raffle is for a Malevolent Synthesizer.

To enter, participants are asked to leave a comment below this post, or under the Instagram or Facebook post for this raffle. A jury will pick a comment at random and the lucky winner will be notified by the Gearnews team. Employees of, the participating companies and their family members are excluded from participating in the competition.

Your data will only be stored within the framework of this competition and will not be passed on to third parties. Legal recourse is excluded and no cash alternatives to the prizes are offered. The prizes are not transferable. The prize for this raffle encompasses a Malevolent Synthesizer by PWM and runs from Monday, 20.12.2021 to Saturday, 25 December 2021 (23:59:59 hrs CET). All comments received after this date are invalid.

By participating (submitting a comment) you confirm your acceptance of these conditions. Good luck!

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