While it has humble specs by today’s standards, the Kurzweil K2000 was a top-of-the-line instrument in its day, still sounds great and features the deep V.A.S.T. synth engine.… Read More The Kurzweil K2000 Synthesizer – An Underrated Classic?
This video offers an introduction to the V.A.S.T. synthesis technology used in the Kurzweil K series of synths, including the K2000, K2500, K2600 and even their recently introduced K2700.… Read More An Introduction To Kurzweil’s VAST Synth Engine
The K2700 takes V.A.S.T. and the K2x00 series to a new level, though, offering 5 times the polyphony, gigabytes of sample capacity, FM synthesis, VA synthesis, 32-layers per program, sequencing and more.… Read More Kurzweil K2700 Synthesizer Workstation An Evolutionary Leap For V.A.S.T. Synthesis
While the K2000 is close to 30 years old, it was one of the top-of-the-line sampling workstation designs of its day and is still an incredibly deep and powerful platform.… Read More Tricking Out A Vintage Kurzweil K2000 Synthesizer
This video demonstrates a physical modelling ‘proof of concept’ V.A.S.T. Program.… Read More Physical Modeling In Kurzweil’s V.A.S.T.
Kurzweil has announced the availability of the PC4 Performance Controller and Production Station, the latest evolution of their line of sampling synth workstations.… Read More Kurzweil PC4 Synthesizer Now Available
The Kurzweil PC4 promises massive polyphony, support for classic 80’s FM synthesis, a 16-track sequencer and more. … Read More Kurzweil PC4 Offers V.A.S.T. Synthesis Capabilities & More
At Knobcon 2018, we talked with sound designer Paul Schilling, who was demonstrating some of his work with the Deckard’s Dream analog synthesizer.… Read More Deckard’s Dream Sound Design With Paul Schilling
In this interview, Jordan Rudess talks about how he became an electronic musician, his approach to live performance and his vision for the future of electronic music instruments. … Read More Jordan Rudess Interview – On New Instruments & The Future Of Keyboard Performance
Inventor Ray Kurzweil will receive the 2015 Technical Grammy Award Sunday, Feb 8th, for his work in the field of music technology. The Technical Grammy Award is a Special Merit Award presented by vote of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Trustees, for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. Kurzweil is… Read More Ray Kurzweil Awarded Technical Grammy Award