At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, we talked with Roland rep Peter Brown, who gave us an overview of the latest System-1 update, and also a summary of the various versions of the System-1. The line now includes:
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, BOSS released the RV-6, a new effects pedal that packs eight reverb effects – including Eno-esque ambient effects – in one compact unit. Here’s the official video intro:
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Pittsburgh Modular was showing their Patch Box Eurorack enclosure. They describe the Patch Box as ‘an epic shift in the definition of what a modular can be.’ That sounds a little hyperbolic – until you consider that the Patch Box opens up the Euro world to an audience exponentially larger than… Read More Pittsburgh Modular Patch Box ‘An Epic Shift In The Definition Of What A Modular Can Be’
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, DynaMount introduced their Robotic Mic Mount – a new WiFi-controlled system that promises to bring robotics to the recording studio.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Shunsuke Nakamura of Shikumi Design introduced Kagura – a new application that lets you perform music with gestures in a three-dimensional space.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, keyboardist and songwriter Danny Mitchell was demoing the Yamaha Reface keyboards.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, we talked with Artiphon founder & CEO Mike Butera about his new MIDI instrument, the Instrument 1. The Instrument 1 is a MIDI controller that can be played in many ways – like a guitar, a violin, a cello, a drum controller and more. The developers raised over a… Read More The Record-Breaking MIDI Controller – The Artiphon Instrument 1
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Casio introduced a new flagship Privia digital piano line, PX-560, which not only is a capable digital piano, but also features interesting synthesis capabilities. We talked with Casio’s Richard Formidoni and, in the video above, he gives an overview of the new PX-560 and demos its touchscreen synth patch editing.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Roland was previewing their new System 500 Eurorack synth modules. The Roland System-500 is a new, fully-analog Eurorack modular synthesizer line, based on the SYSTEM-700 and SYSTEM-100m.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, BOSS introduced the DD-500 Digital Delay, a new effects pedal that they call the most powerful digital delay pedal ever made.