Yamaha Reface CS Review – A Powerful, Menu-Free Minisynth

At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show: Yamaha introduced its new Reface Mobile Mini Keyboards line. The Reface keyboard line was inspired by the form factor of the Yamaha CS-01, a mini synth that featured a built-in speaker. The new keyboards use a similar form factor, but have sound engines designed to recall four different Yamaha keyboard lines. The Yamaha Reface CS is… Read More Yamaha Reface CS Review – A Powerful, Menu-Free Minisynth

Electro-Harmonix Wants You To Play With Yourself, Ships New 22500 Stereo Looper

Electro-Harmonix is now shipping the 22500 Dual Stereo Looper, introduced at the 2015 NAMM Show. The 22500 records high quality, non-compressed audio direct to a removable SDHC card (4 to 32 GB). Each card holds up to 100 individual loops. Includes an 8 GB card for up to 13 hours of total recording time. Here’s EHX founder Mike… Read More Electro-Harmonix Wants You To Play With Yourself, Ships New 22500 Stereo Looper

Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development

At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS. In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses: Audio and MIDI in Windows 10; The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded; Xi-Machines custom Windows… Read More Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development