The 2015 NAMM Show: McCarthy Music has introduced the Illuminating Piano, a MIDI controller with integrated LEDs that are designed to work with software and a “cloud-friendly piano learning system,” to accelerate the development of piano skills. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, M-Audio introduced its new Code Series control keyboards, available in 25-, 49-, and 61-key versions. Continue reading
SkoogMusic CEO David Skulina let us know that their IndieGoGo campaign for the Skoog 2.0 accessible MIDI controller has more than doubled its funding goal, with two days left in the campaign.
Their initial campaign missed its funding target, so SkoogMusic modified its project plan, deferring Android support until later in their timeline and moving forward development of an Ableton Live plugin. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Avid was showing the Pro Tools S3 control surface, a professional mixing controller and audio interface.
S3 is a compact, EUCON-enabled, desktop control surface for sound engineers. It combines a small form factor, making it suitable for mobile work or project studios, but also offers deep options for accelerated mixing efficiency. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Keith McMillen Instruments introduced the K-Mix Audio Interface And Programmable Mixer.
At the Show, KMI’s Matthew Hettich gave us a quick overview of the K-Mix. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, SensorPoint unveiled the Jambé electronic percussion instrument.
The Jambé is designed to look and feel like a traditional drum. The hardware controller is designed to easily integrate into traditional drum kits.
But the Jambé uses DSP technology and high definition sound samples to let it be used as a variety of instrument types.
Playing Jambé is as easy as using your hands, as with any hand percussion instrument, or with regular drumsticks, like a standard drum. Over 1,000 different pressure levels are sensed in each pad, translating into realistic and dynamic percussive sounds. Continue reading
Developer Maurizio De Cecco has released MidiBlob for the Waldorf Rocket – a performance-oriented multi touch controller for the iPad for the Waldorf Rocket synthesizer.
Using a set of intuitive interactions, you can modify and control your synth sounds. Graphical feedback is designed to keep you in touch with what you are doing and where you are in your sound space.
MidiBlob works with any Core MIDI compatible interface or with a network based Core MIDI connection. Continue reading