At the 2014 NAMM Show, Nord Keyboards are introducing the new Nord Lead A1 - a new keyboard that they call ‘a true synthesizer powerhouse ‘.
The Lead A1 combines the latest analogue modelling engine from the Nord Lead 4, offering 24-voice polyphonic and four part multi-timbral synthesis. The Lead A1 introduces a new front-panel user interface, designed to make programming quick and easy, while retaining hands on flexibility.
“We?ve been thinking about and honing this interface for a number of years in response to what we hear from many professional players regarding the ever-increasing time pressures in creating sounds for stage or studio.” says Hans Nordelius, CEO and head designer. Continue reading →
The Nord Drum 2 is a 6-channel Modeling Percussion Synthesizer. The Nord Drum 2 sound engine features Resonance modeling, Subtractive and FM-synthesis in addition to a comprehensive Noise section with High-Pass, Low-pass and Band-Pass filters and offers an ‘extreme’ level of control over the dynamic response. Continue reading →
Musikmesse 2013: Swedish synthmaker Nord today introduced its new ultra lightweight Hammer Action Portable Nord Piano 2 HP, in advance of this week’s Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Nord Piano 2 HP lets you play, split and layer sounds from both the Nord Piano Library and the Nord Sample Library and features a versatile effects section – all in a lightweight package (11 kg / 24.25 lbs) with 73 keys.