Yamaha has introduced the MOXF synthesizers – a new line of synths that offer MOTIF XF sounds, effects and the ability to add a flash board slot for further expandability options.
The MOXF synth is available in a 61-key and 88-key models. Both synths offer 741 MB Wave ROM, 3,977 waveforms, 128-note polyphony, DAW integration and more.
Here’s what Yamaha has to say about the new MOXF synths: Continue reading
Music Computing has released the ControlBLADE ES, described as ‘a professional music production workstation on a hobbyist budget’.
ControlBLADE ES is an all-in-one music production station, powered by high-performance computer cores utilizing an Intel Dual-Core 2.6GHz third-generation (Ivy Bridge) processor. The Windows 7 (64-bit) operating system is preconfigured for music production.
According to Music Computing’s CEO Victor Wong, the ControlBLADE ES is “far more powerful than any other traditional keyboard workstation and can do much more for half the price.? Continue reading
Akai Professional has announced the release of a new version (v1.4) of its MPC Software for the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio controllers.
The new software update includes the “most-requested” enhancements from MPC users, including 64-bit support in all versions: standalone, VST, and AU.
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