Musikmesse 2013: Korg has introduced the new KROSS keyboard line – an a ‘affordable’ mobile keyboard workstation with some interesting features, including audio/MIDI recording capabilities, AC or battery operation (6xAA), an Electribe -style sequencer and a wide selection of sounds.
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Here’s an overview of the Roland VR-09 stage keyboard, via Sonic State.
Roland’s Gareth Bowen offers an in-depth overview of the VR-09, which is a keyboard intended for live performance. It features dedicated piano, organ and synth sections and weighs in at just 5 Kg.
If you’ve used the Roland VR-09, let us know what you think of it!
Akai Pro has released MPC Software version 1.3
The features shown in this update are available for the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio, with the exception of the Vintage Mode SP1200 Ring which is only available on the MPC Renaissance. Continue reading
Korg product specialist Luke Edwards stopped by Sonic State for a in-depth demo of the new Korg Krome Workstation.
The Krome is Korg’s take on a budget workstation keyboard – with the 61-key version priced at $999.
Akai Professional product specialist Andy Mac paid a visit to sonicstate to give an in-depth demo of the new Akai MPC Renaissance.
The MPC Renaissance retails for about $1,300. Details below.
News has leaked out about a couple of new workstations from Yamaha, the MX49 and MX61.
Here are features (unofficial) for the Yamaha MX49 & MX61:
- 49 and 61 keys (MX49/MX61)
- Over 1.000 voices from MOTIF XS
- 128 maximum polyphony
- VCM effects
- 999 arpeggios
- 4 knobs
- Ultra compact and lightweight
- Stereo Aux
- Audio and MIDI USB interface
- Software YC-3B and HALion SE
- MIDI IN / OUT