Waves has introduced Electric Grand 80 – a new virtual instrument, based on the classic Yamaha CP-80, used by Vangelis, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Herbie Hancock and others. … Read More Waves Electric Grand 80 Recreates Classic Yamaha CP-80 Sound
In 1983, Yamaha created a audio cassette that demonstrated the capabilities of their then-new DX7 & DX9 FM synthesizers.… Read More This Is How They Promoted The Yamaha DX7 In 1983
Yamaha has released a new voice library for its virtual vocalist application Vocaloid 4, Cyber Songman.… Read More Yamaha Intros Vocaloid 4 Library ‘Cyber Songman’
At Knobcon 2016, we talked with Yamaha Music Production Product Specialist Blake Angelos and got an update on their Montage keyboard. Yamaha has updated the Montage firmware with new features, and has also introduced a new DAW plugin that’s designed to streamline your music production workflow.
This video offers an in-depth look at a vintage analog monosynth, the Yamaha CS-5.… Read More Yamaha CS-5 Analog Synth Video Demo
Sound Magic has released Ruby Grand, a modeled Yamaha C7 Grand Piano.… Read More Sound Magic Releases Ruby Grand, A Modeled Yamaha C7 Grand Piano
Yamaha has introduced the MX BK/BU Synthesizer series, offering over 1000 voices from the MOTIF series, plus deep computer and iOS integration in a compact, lightweight keyboard. Here’s what they have to say about it: The MX BK/BU series synthesizers feature carefully selected sounds taken from the Yamaha MOTIF XS. That powerful sonic palette is… Read More Yamaha Intros 16-Part Multitimbral MX BK/BU Synthesizer, FM Essentials iOS App
SampleScience has introduced AdLibXRom, a sample-based instrument, featuring the sound of the AdLib sound card. The AdLib soundcard, widely used in 90’s PCs, had a synthesis chip build by Yamaha. This chip was the YM3812, a FM and additive synthesizer which had up to 9 channels of digitally produced sound.