Mitchell Sigman reviews the new Alesis Vortex USB/MIDI keytar controller.
Sigman focuses on the the Vortex’s unique accelerometer control. The Vortex features a MIDI-assignable accelerometer, so you can control virtually any parameter by moving the Vortex?s neck: volume swells, pitch bends, vibratos, filter cutoffs, etc.
This video, via
untergeekDE, takes a look at how you can hack an Alesis IO Dock to add an internal USB hub.
Detailed step-by-step instructions are available at the
This video captures an overview demo of the
Alesis Vortex keytar MIDI controller, by Sweetwater’s Daniel Fisher.
In this video,
Chris Stack of experimentalsynth takes a look at the rare Alesis Andromeda A6 keyboard synthesizer.
The Andromeda A6 is an underappreciated analog beast, offering 16 fully analog voices, 16-part multi-timbral operation and knobtacular tweakability.
in the video, Stack explores filter CV modulation (by a Moog Multi-Pedal) and timbral explorations over a rhythm track made from Moog synths (Voyager, Little Phatty and Slim Phatty).
If you’ve used the
Alesis Andromeda A6, let us know what you think about it! Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live space music synth jam, via samurailonewolf.
Technical details below.
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Gear used includes: Roland TR-808; Korg Mono/Poly, M500, Polysix, Poly-61 and PE-2000.
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