Kurzweil have come to the table this NAMM 2021 season, with the new K2700, featuring 88 fully weighted hammer-action keys, revamped sound engine and a myriad of control surfaces including 16 pads, a ribbon controller, programmable sliders and knobs, this is a fully fledged workstation.
A small Danish Eurorack company named after a Japanese soup has come up with a nice looking granular module named after an American breakfast cereal that was invented to discourage patients at a sanitarium from masturbating. That’s probably one of the weirdest sentences I’ve ever
The NAMM show as we know it may not be happening this year, but that doesn’t mean party’s cancelled and Korg certainly aren’t about to take a break from their usual product release cycle. To coincide with the ‘NAMM Believe in Music’ online event, Korg
Spector have just announced the Dimension and Ethos series bass guitars today, the Dimension is a nod to the recent fanned-fret lineage of basses and the Ethos envelopes the electronics and finishes generally found on their high-end USA offerings. Dimension The dimension range finds Spector
Understanding headphones is an important part of recording and the production process, maybe not the sexiest subject but essential nevertheless! From affordable to pricey, open to closed back, over-ear to in-ear, there are many different kinds of headphones suitable for a range of applications from
Arturia and LA based modular synth aficionados Noise Engineering, have teamed up to work on the latest firmware update for Arturia’s quirky hybrid synth the MicroFreak. The new firmware update offers 3 new oscillator modes, a unison mode, more factory presets plus some workflow improvements.
Blackstar amplification have just released the third reiteration of their best-selling amp series, the ID:CORE V3 and we were lucky enough to have a play. The ID:CORE V3 series consists of small format, digital amplifiers with an array of tones and effects using a very
Bass lords Aguilar have just announced the Dual Ceramic Bar range in their Jazz and P Bass housing configurations. These passive, hum-cancelling pickups can slot right into your passive bass without any further tinkering / routing needed. The dual ceramic bars instantly produce a hotter signal
Singers and MCs this might just be the product you never knew you needed, or maybe you did? Roland have announced Verselab MV-1, an all-in-one groovebox/workstation featuring Roland’s ZEN-Core synth engine, vocal recording and song arrangement with TR style step sequencer for beat making. This follows a string of new grooveboxes from Roland over the past 18 months, but the
If you were thinking that the current tumultuous state of the US of A might slow down the world’s biggest guitar and amp maker, it seems you were mistaken. Fender have an enormous range of new gear incoming for 2021. Here’s a few highlights. Noventa