Electronica artist Richie Hawtin (Plastikman) and electronics designer Andy Rigby-Jones have launched the PLAYdifferently MODEL 1, the brand’s debut product. The Model 1 is designed to deliver ‘a new level of uncompromising quality and intuitive functionality combined with hand-crafted British design’. The Mixer offers 6 full featured stereo channels, 2 stereo Send & Return channels, 2 Mix outputs, and Master & Booth EQ.… Read More Richie Hawtin Unveils PLAYdifferently MODEL 1 Mixer For DJs & Electronic Musicians
KOMA Elektronik announced today that the Poltergeist Quadraphonic Audio Mixer for Eurorack systems is in production and has begun shipping. The new Poltergeist Eurorack module lets you manipulate up to four audio / CV signals quadraphonically or stereophonically, in what Koma Elektronik is calling “new and ghostly” ways. The module lets you mix and control… Read More KOMA Elektronik Ships ‘New and Ghostly’ Poltergeist Quadraphonic Audio Mixer
This video offers a short audio demo of the capabilities of the Oakley Overdrive module – a design that is available both as a synth DIY project or pre-assembled. The Oakley Overdrive-II features two different waveform modifiers, designed to produce a wide range of overdriven and distortion sounds.
Here’s an in-depth look at using the Keith McMillen K-Mix Programmable Mixer:
2016 NAMM Show: Mackie has introduced the ProDX Series, an new line of compact digital mixers with complete wireless control. The line features two models, the 4-channel ProDX4 and the 8-channel ProDX8. The ProDX4 features two Wide-Z preamps, plus TRS main outs and an aux send for sending audio to a monitor or separate zone. The ProDX8… Read More Mackie Intros ProDX Wireless Digital Mixers
After being previewed at The NAMM Show last winter, Keith McMillen Instruments’ new mixer / audio interface / MIDI controller, the K-Mix, began shipping last week. We got to see an early K-Mix prototype at the 2015 Winter NAMM, but Synthtopia staff won’t have a chance to see the finished version of the product until… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments’ K-Mix: a closer look
Keith McMillen Instruments has announced that the K-MIX, a new Mac OS X-compatible audio interface and programmable mixer, is now available. The K-Mix looks different than other mixers and it’s because KMI founder Keith McMillen wanted a mixer that was different than the mixers that were available. “I needed a very special mixer that did not exist,” explains… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments K-Mix Audio Interface, Control Surface & Programmable Mixer Now Available
Roland recently updated the MX-1 with Ableton Live integration at Amsterdam Dance Event 2015. In this video from ADE 2015, Roland’s David Ahlund demos the MX-1’s new Live support.