At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show: Yamaha introduced its new Reface Mobile Mini Keyboards line. The Reface keyboard line was inspired by the form factor of the Yamaha CS-01, a mini synth that featured a built-in speaker. The new keyboards use a similar form factor, but have sound engines designed to recall four different Yamaha keyboard lines. The Yamaha Reface CS is… Read More Yamaha Reface CS Review – A Powerful, Menu-Free Minisynth
Electro-Harmonix is now shipping the 22500 Dual Stereo Looper, introduced at the 2015 NAMM Show. The 22500 records high quality, non-compressed audio direct to a removable SDHC card (4 to 32 GB). Each card holds up to 100 individual loops. Includes an 8 GB card for up to 13 hours of total recording time. Here’s EHX founder Mike… Read More Electro-Harmonix Wants You To Play With Yourself, Ships New 22500 Stereo Looper
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS. In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses: Audio and MIDI in Windows 10; The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded; Xi-Machines custom Windows… Read More Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development
This video, via muzykujkropkacom, pits the new Yamaha Reface DX mini synth, head-to-head against a vintage Yamaha DX-7.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Microsoft keynoted the A3E “Future Of Audio’ Conference. As part of the event, Microsoft featured a preview of what Bitwig is doing with the Surface Pro 3.
This pair of videos, via muzykujkropkacom, pits the new Yamaha Reface CP electric piano mini keyboard, head-to-head against a vintage Wurlitzer electric piano and a Fender Rhodes. The first video, above, is a short and sweet, note-for-note comparison of the new Yamaha reface CP keyboard and a vintage Wurly.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Premier Guitar talked with Electro-Harmonix’s Mike Matthews about the new pedals that they introduced at the show.
2015 Summer NAMM Show: Source Audio has introduced the Reflex Universal Expression Controller, a programmable expression pedal that delivers MIDI and CV control and more. Here’s the official video intro:
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Jordan Lake of J.L. Design introduced his line of custom keyboard stands:
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, WiFo was showing one of the more unusual introductions for the show, the RemoFinger ‘remote finger’ touchscreen foot controller. The RemoFinger is a wireless foot controller that’s designed to let you control any touchscreen application – not just ones that have MIDI support. Here’s an overview from WiFo CEO,… Read More WiFo ‘RemoFinger’ Lets You Control Your iPad With Your Feet