Nord Introduces Drum 3, Drum 3P At Musikmesse 2016

Musikmesse 2016: Swedish synth-maker Nord has announced two new modeling percussion synthesizers in advance of Musikmesse this week.

The new Nord Drum 3 and “super compact” Nord Drum 3P build on the capabilities of the Nord Drum 2.

New features include Reverb and Delay effects, a simplified sound selection mode and new Sound Banks for quickly creating custom kits on the fly.
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Nord Electro 5 OS Updated


Nord has released a new version of the Nord Sound Manager, adding support for editing and organizing Set Lists. The new Electro 5 OS v1.28, adds support for the new feature and fixes several bugs.

Check out the video below for a quick overview of the new Set List mode in the new Nord Sound Manager: Continue reading

Nord Releases Sample Library 2.0


Nord has released Nord Sample Library 2.0 – a major update to their ‘essentials collection’ for the Nord Stage 2 EX, Nord Stage 2, Nord Piano 2 & Nord Electro 5.

Nord says that they have optimized their existing samples and added ‘brilliant new sounds’, in the categories Strings, Voice and Folk instruments. The Nord Sample Library 2.0 also includes original sounds from the legendary vintage tape-samplers, Mellotron and ChamberlinContinue reading

Nord Intros Stage 2 EX Keyboard


Musikmesse 2015: Nord has introduced the Stage 2 EX – updating their Nord Stage 2 instrument line with 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library and a new ultra lightweight Hammer-Action Portable HP76 model.

The Stage 2 EX features 5 Grand Pianos, 7 Upright Pianos, 11 Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Harpsichords and a vastly improved Nord Sample Library selection, including brand new Strings, Choir and Folk instruments. Continue reading

Nord Electro 5 Series Offers Expanded Memory, Splits, Layers & More


Nord Keyboards is introducing the new Nord Electro 5 Series at the 2015 NAMM Show.

The company describes the Nord Electro 5 as ‘a highly refined, focused yet flexible stage keyboard.’ The new model offers greatly expanded memory, the added ability to split and layer and a live focused program section. Continue reading