Nord Announces Updates to G2 Modular Synth

Clavia has announced two updates to the Nord Modular. In July, it will release version 1.20 of the Nord Modular G2 software. It also will be releaseing the G2x, a 5-octave version of the Modular G2 keyboard.

New G2 OS v1.20

  • Supports Mac OSX
  • New graphics
  • Supports the new 5-octave model G2X
  • Some new modules have been added:
    • Metallic Noise Oscillator and Noise Oscillator.
    • FM operator and DX router are great for creating sounds of the eighties.
    • A new group, Random, is included. 6 new modules that are very helpful for adding more “life” to your patches. Help you get an organic retro feel. Also for algorithmic composition etc.
    • Pitch Shifter and Scratch are added to the list of effects.
    • MIDI Control Automate supports even more flexible MIDI setups.
  • Several bug fixes, which especially improves MIDI synchronization.
  • New function added. Tools/Deassign All MIDI, clears MIDI assignments.
  • New function, Synth/Dump One. Equivalent to Dump One in the instrument’s menu.

Clavia Nord Modular g2

Nord Modular G2X

The following features are specific for the G2X:

  • 5-octaves, semi-weighted keyboard.
  • 3 modulation wheels with built in LEDs.
  • Top panel mounted XLR microphone input.
  • Shipped with gooseneck microphone.
  • Features a built in voice expansion that gives the G2X twice the processing power as the other models (G2 and Engine).

The G2 OS/Editor v1.20 is free of charge when downloaded from the Clavia site. The G2X will retail for approximately US $3,500.

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