Numark debuted the new Axis 4 tabletop CD player at the 2005 Winter NAMM show. The Axis 4 offers features such as two seamless loop points, stutter start, BPM calculation, and fader start. This model expands Numark’s line of table top CD players, and offers the user endless performance options. The durable steel encased unit… Read More Numark Debuts Axis 4 Tabletop CD Player
2005 NAMM Show: Numark has introduced the 5000FX DJ mixer, featuring an on-board sampler, pitch adjustment, seamless looping, custom mixing effects, an interactive scratch/effect/pitch wheel, dual BPM meters, fader start, and a replaceable crossfader. The flexible configuration of the 5000FX includes 5 channels with 3 phono, 9 line (3 switchable to phono), and 2 mic… Read More Numark Intros 5000FX DJ Mixer
East West introduced Quantum Leap RA, a sample library of rare and ethnic instruments, at the 2005 Winter NAMM Expo. RA is a massive 14 Gigabyte virtual instrument that covers a vast array of world instruments, many unique and unusual, from six areas of the world including: Africa; Americas and Australia; Europe; Far East; India;… Read More Quantum Leap RA Features Rare and Ethnic Instruments
East West introduced Symphonic Choirs, a choral sample library, at the 2005 Winter NAMM show. Recorded in 24-bit by Grammy-Winning classical recording engineer Professor Keith O. Johnson, and produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, Symphonic Choirs captures 5 Choirs (Boys; Alto — Female; Soprano — Female; Basses –Male; Tenors — Male; plus solo singers)… Read More East West Intros Symphonic Choirs
East West introduced Colossus, a high-end GM-compatible sound library, at the 2005 Winter NAMM show. Colossus is a massive 32-gigabyte virtual instrument that includes all of the instruments and SFX in the GM specification, and more. Recorded by Quantum Leap producer Nick Phoenix and multiple Prof. Keith O. Johnson, Colossus includes 15 gigabytes of new… Read More East West Intros Colossus Sound Library
NAMM 2005 Show: Blue Microphones announces the first USB microphone designed for professional recording applications. Dubbed the Snowball, the mic is an extension of Blue’s popular line of spherical mics that includes the original Ball, the world’s first phantom-powered dynamic; the 8-Ball condenser mic; and the newly shipping Kickball, Blue’s new big bass dynamic. Designed… Read More Blue Introduces Professional USB Mic
Muse Research announced at the 2005 Winter NAMM show that its website for plug-in related technologies, www.kvr-vst.com, has changed its name to www.kvraudio.com. The company also announced that the website has seen significant traffic growth over the last quarter as the website continues to add more value to its member base. The kvraudio website reports… Read More Kvr-vst.com Now KVRaudio
One of the most talked-about new releases at the 2005 Winter NAMM Show was Synful Orchestra. Synful Orchestra is a VST/DXi Virtual Software Plugin Synthesizer based on Synful’s innovative Reconstructive Phrase Modeling (RPM) technology. Synful Orchestra is not a sampler or a sample library.