Allen & Heath have introduced the Xone:43 4+1 Channel DJ Mixer – an analog mixer that features the Xone filter with resonance control, 3 band EQ, crossfader with three curve settings and X:FX for send/return to your favorite FX unit.
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Surfin Kangaroo Studio’s Wolfgang Michalowicz introduced the Krautpan (Pancake Version) 8 x 8 MIDI Panner:
The 8 in, 8 out Krautpan lets you control the volume of each of the 8 inputs going to each of the 8 outputs, via MIDI. This makes it possible to create up to 8-channel surround mixes that can be saved and recalled.
It also lets you sequence pan positions, so you can create mixes where sounds move around rhythmically between channels. Continue reading →
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Yamaha introduced the AG series of multi-purpose, high-resolution (192kHz/24bit) mixer and USB audio interfaces.
The AG series is designed for small setups that need both high-resolution audio support and modern connectivity, to support tasks like streaming live performances, recording podcast interviews and mobile recording.
The AG mixer available in two models, the 3-channel AG03, and 6-channel AG06, above. Continue reading →
The Roland AIRA MX-1 Mix Performer was one of the most interesting introductions at the 2015 NAMM Show. The MX-1 is a deep, powerful device, though, that’s hard to understand from an overview from the NAMM Show floor.
In this video, via SweetwaterSound, Roland Group Strategy Manager Brandon Ryan provides an in-depth look at the MX-1 and how it differs from traditional mixers. Continue reading →