What’s The Best New Gear Of Musikmesse 2013?

This year’s Musikmesse was the best in many years, with all kinds of interesting introductions for electronic musicians. Some highlights include the Nord Lead 4,  the unusual Dualo du-touch ß controller, the Bass Station II, the BOSS RC-505 Tabletop Loop Station, new Jomox Eurorack drum modules, the MFB Tanzbär Drumcomputer, and the Korg Volca line of analog synths. What… Read More What’s The Best New Gear Of Musikmesse 2013?

Musikmesse 2013 Is Coming April 10th – What Gear Do You Want To See Introduced?

Musikmesse 2013 – the ‘international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections’ – is happening this week, April 10-13, in Frankfurt. There have already been a lot of announcements for electronic music gear being introduced at Musikmesse, including: A new version of Doepfer’s MAQ sequencer; The Nord Lead 4; A desktop… Read More Musikmesse 2013 Is Coming April 10th – What Gear Do You Want To See Introduced?

Boss Intros VE-5 Vocal Performer Effects Processor

At Musicmesse 2012, BOSS has announced the VE-5 Vocal Performer, a compact  personal effects processor and looper. The VE-5 inherits effects from BOSS’ VE-20 Vocal Performer pedal, including reverb, delay, double/harmony, and dynamics processing. Also on board is realtime pitch correction and special effects processing via the TONE/SFX category. A built-in phrase looper lets users… Read More Boss Intros VE-5 Vocal Performer Effects Processor