SoniVox Debuts ‘Singles’ Virtual Instruments at 2016 NAMM Show

Virtual instrument developer SONiVOX announced at The 2016 NAMM Show that they have released the first five of its series of virtual instruments called Singles. SoniVox describe Singles as “bite-sized downloadable virtual instruments” which provide producers “a single high-quality instrument at an outstanding value.” With Singles, artists can choose the specific instrument they need, complete… Read More SoniVox Debuts ‘Singles’ Virtual Instruments at 2016 NAMM Show

M-Audio Debuts CTRL 49 Keyboard Controller at 2016 NAMM Show

M-Audio announced the introduction of their latest controller, the CTRL 49, at the 2016 NAMM Show today . The new keyboard provides advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs via a full-color, high-resolution 4.3-inch screen. As the name indicates, it features a 49-key semi-weighted keybed, and, say company officials, the directional cluster of hardware controls… Read More M-Audio Debuts CTRL 49 Keyboard Controller at 2016 NAMM Show

SoniVox Announces Pitch2MIDI

At the 2016 NAMM Show: Virtual instrument and sythesis tech developers SONiVOX announced their “revolutionary” new Pitch2MIDI real-time audio-to-MIDI synthesizer and converter software. Designed with singers and (acoustic) instrumentalists in mind, Pitch2MIDI gives these artists the ability to play and record music with software virtual instruments. SONiVOX’s Pitch2MIDI software plugin doesn’t require the user to… Read More SoniVox Announces Pitch2MIDI

Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

Akai Professional debuted its new BT-500 audiophile belt- drive turntable today at the 2016 NAMM Show. Company officials say the turntable is their response “to the rapidly growing demand for high-performance turntables in the resurgent vinyl market.” They tout the BT-500 as a good match for the record enthusiast who wants “a unit with no-compromise… Read More Akai Pro Debuts Wireless, Streaming BT-500 Turntable at 2016 NAMM Show

Alesis Introduces VX49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

Alesis has just introduced their new MIDI controller, the VX49. Dubbing it “revolutionary,” the keyboard provides advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs via a full-color, high resolution 4.3-inch screen, a 49-key keybed with aftertouch, and “intuitively placed,” performance-friendly hardware controls. VX49 is powered by the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software (included). The VIP software… Read More Alesis Introduces VX49 MIDI Controller Keyboard

Akai Pro Announces MIDImix Portable MIDI Mixer

Akai Professional announced today, at the 2015 Musikmesse, the introduction of its new MIDImix, a portable compact high-performance mixer. The MIDImix combines a “high-performance” mixer with 8 individual line faders and a master fader, 24 control knobs (arranged 3 per channel), and 1-to-1 mapping with Ableton Live (Ableton Live Lite is included). MIDImix users can send all the mixer’s… Read More Akai Pro Announces MIDImix Portable MIDI Mixer

M-Audio Intros Expansion Packs For Trigger Finger Pro

Today M-Audio introduced its Expansions Collection, a family of software designed to expand the capabilities of their Trigger Finger Pro pad controller. This initial release features five software collections with sound and style contributions from four artists: Rui Da Silva—Deep House Collection Florian Meindl— Berlin Deep House and Tech-House, Sounds of Berlin Radio Slave—Sounds of… Read More M-Audio Intros Expansion Packs For Trigger Finger Pro