At a special event on Sept 14th, Yamaha introduced their new MODX line of synth keyboards – a more affordable version of their Montage synthesizer.
The MODX line features three models, differentiated by their size and number of keys. They include: the MODX6, tailored to synthesists; the MODX7, tailored to live performers; and the full-size MODX8, which offers a graded piano-action keyboard.
At the event, we talked with Yamaha’s Blake Angelos, who gave us an in-depth look at the new synth, explained how it compares to the Yamaha Montage and demonstrated how it sounds.
He also talks about using classic DX7 sounds on the MODX, and how you can use the MODX’s capabilities to add effects and new performance possibilities. And he explained how the MODX is fully compatible with existing Montage sounds.