Synth designer John Bowen offers and overview and demo of his Solaris synthesizer at the 2012 NAMM Show.
This is an official intro, featuring Casio’s Mike Martin. If you get beyond the swirling ‘XW’ graphics, the video offers a good overview of the new XW-P1 synth. It also has a lot better audio than most of the NAMM Show videos, giving you a better idea of what the new synth can do.
The Harvestman’s Scott Jaeger offers an overview of current line and offers a preview of what he’s got planned for 2012.
You can get more info on Jaeger’s modules at The Harvestman site.
MPC Fly is basically an old-school MPC workstation for the iPad. It can work with our without the MPC Fly case, which adds hardware MPC control.
Projects built in MPC Fly can be imported to the desktop MPC software, but not vice versa.
- Up to 48 tracks of simultaneous playback
- Record up to 24 tracks at once
- VST plugin support
- AAF Import and Export
- Fully featured multitrack editor
- Includes plugins from PSPaudioware, Fabfilter, and more
There’s been a great deal of buzz – and controversy – around Auria. Part of this is because it challenges people’s conceptions of what the iPad processor and architecture is capable of doing. Another part of this is many people aren’t sure how something like Auria would fit into their workflows.
It’s still a few months away from shipping. In the meantime, check out the overview and let us know what you think of Auria!
Electrix is showing a new MIDI controller at the 2012 NAMM Show, the Tweaker.
The Electrix Tweaker is a performance oriented MIDI controller for Ableton users, Traktor users, and music producers and performers of all genres. Continue reading