Sales of electronic music gear are booming, with new analog gear leading the way, according to the 2016 NAMM Global Report.… Read More Electronic Music Gear Sales Booming, With Analog Instruments Leading The Way
At the 2016 NAMM Show. This week, Nord Keyboard has introduced their latest instrument, the Nord Piano 3. The piano makes use of a new keyboard technology, and has improved grand weighted action, “Ivory touch” and expanded memory for the Nord Piano Library.
After being previewed at The NAMM Show last winter, Keith McMillen Instruments’ new mixer / audio interface / MIDI controller, the K-Mix, began shipping last week. We got to see an early K-Mix prototype at the 2015 Winter NAMM, but Synthtopia staff won’t have a chance to see the finished version of the product until… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments’ K-Mix: a closer look
Keith McMillen Instruments has announced that the K-MIX, a new Mac OS X-compatible audio interface and programmable mixer, is now available. The K-Mix looks different than other mixers and it’s because KMI founder Keith McMillen wanted a mixer that was different than the mixers that were available. “I needed a very special mixer that did not exist,” explains… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments K-Mix Audio Interface, Control Surface & Programmable Mixer Now Available
2015 Summer NAMM Show: Roland today introduced the SH-101 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer. It was previously introduced as a ‘Plug-Out’ synth for the Roland System-1 hardware synth and is now available for purchase as a software synth. Like its hardware counterpart, the new SH-101 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer is a reproduction of Roland’s iconic SH-101 monophonic synth from the 1980s,… Read More Roland Releases SH-101 Plug-Out Software Synth at 2015 Summer NAMM Show
2015 Summer NAMM Show: Roland has announced the System-1 Software Synthesizer, a software version of the AIRA System-1 synth. The System-1 Software Synthesizer with Librarian features many of the same functions as the hardware System-1/1m version. It offers the same sound quality as its hardware counterpart, making it ideal for musicians who either work solely in… Read More Roland Intros System-1 Software Synth At 2015 Summer NAMM Show
2015 NAMM Show: Today Roland is introducing their MX-1 Mix Performer, a performance-oriented mixing instrument, designed to bring together synths, drum machines, loops, DAW tracks, AIRA gear and more.
2014 NAMM Show: Unofficial details have leaked out on a new vocal effects box, the Roland VT-3 Vocal Transformer.