At the 2016 Winter NAMM Show, Vintage King Audio hosted the TEC Tracks panel: Meet the Maker — Modular Synths. This panel discussion featured representatives from six modular synth manufacturers, sharing their take on the booming Eurorack format and their take on using ‘patch robots’ vs ‘patch boys’ for changing your modular patches.
2016 NAMM Show: Smithson Martin has introduced the Kontrol Surface 32 – a large touch enabled surface that’s designed to let you control your favorite hardware through customizable touch surface templates.
Source Audio has released the Nemesis Delay, a powerful stereo delay pedal, featuring 24 distinct effect engines, ranging from vintage tape, analog, and oil can delays to advanced pitch shifting, reverse, filter modulating, and rhythmic delays. The Source Audio Nemesis Delay features 56-bit processing, eight onboard presets, multiple delay taps, a hold function, tap tempo, full… Read More Source Audio Intros Nemesis Delay Stereo Effects Pedal
Sound designer Diego Stocco has created a new video, A Fisttul of Leaves, that demonstrates how to transform the sound of a leaf blower into a complete track. At the 2016 NAMM Show, Stocco was demoing the Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere and how it lets import and use your own audio samples. As an example, he used a sound that… Read More Diego Stocco’s ‘A Fistful Of Leaves’ Shows You How To Score With The Sound Of A Leafblower
At the 2016 NAMM Show, TC Electronic introduced the Ditto X4 Looper, the latest addition to their line of looper pedals. The Ditto X4 Looper builds on its predecessor by adding 2 loop tracks, 2 loop modes, 7 loop FX, loop decay, MIDI Sync/CC, loop import/export and stereo I/Os.
At the 2016 NAMM Show, Tribal Tools introduced the Kadabra, a unique new wireless musical instrument. The instrument is made of hardwood and combines electronics, software algorithms and ergonomic design. There are 24 capacitive copper pipe keys carved into the lower part of the body, flanked by multicolored LED lighting. The upper section is home to 12… Read More Tribal Tools Kadabra Wireless Musical Instrument (Sneak Preview)
At the 2016 NAMM Show, we talked with Mickey Delp of Delptronics and he gave us an introduction to his new Eurorack modules.
Our coverage of the Yamaha Montage synthesizer introduction generated a lot of questions from readers about FM-X – the company’s ‘modern, pure Frequency Modulation synthesis’ engine. So, we talked with Yamaha product specialist Blake Angelos, right, to find out more. “Although it’s is based on the same type of synthesis as the DX-7,” said Angelos, “It is very… Read More Yamaha FM-X Synthesis: Way More Powerful Than A DX-7