At the 2015 NAMM Show, Line 6 introduced the Variax Standard guitar.
While the Variax Standard is designed to look like a regular guitar, it offers instrument modeling that allows it to sound like a variety of instruments. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Akai Pro introduced the Timbre Wolf analog synthesizer.
The Timbre Wolf is an analog 4-voice polyphonic synthesizer that recalls the earliest polyphonic synthesizers. In this video, Akai Professional Product Manager Dan Gill gives a quick overview of the Timbre Wolf synthesizer.
This video, via sonicstate, features Alessandro Cortini (Nine Inch Nails, Modwheelmood) discussing his Eurorack (Make Noise) modular synthesizer at the 2015 NAMM Show.
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Akai Pro introduced the Tom Cat analog drum machine.
In the video, Akai Professional Product Manager Dan Gill gives a quick overview of the Tom Cat and what it can do. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In the 1970’s, Marie Osmond was a little bit country, and Donny Osmond was a little bit rock and roll. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show: music software and hardware developer Arturia introduced AudioFuse.
The AudioFuse is a new audio interface, designed to combine the superior sound of high-end mixing consoles with massively flexible connectivity options, all in a compact device. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Rane introduced the MP2015 Rotary Mixer, described as a no-compromise music-mixing performance instrument.
Rane calls their new MP2015 Rotary Mixer the best mixer produced by Rane ever: Continue reading
2015 NAMM Show: KOMA Elektronik has introduced the Poltergeist – a Eurorack module that lets you manipulate up to four audio/CV signals quadraphonically or stereophonically.
The Poltergeist is an analog Eurorack format audio/CV mixer, panner and VCA that goes beyond the usual two dimensional standards and enables hands-on quadraphonic mixing and panning with a staggering number of VCAs. Continue reading