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Winter NAMM 2015

NW1 Wavetable Module Video Overview at NAMM 2015

NW1 Wavetable Module Video Overview at NAMM 2015

Waldorf revealed a new product and simultaneously made their first ever foray into the world of Eurorack modular synthesis. The NW1 “works something like a sampler” where you can import samples or wavetables into it to build new sounds. Included wavetables have been taken from NAVE and classic Waldorf synths. At Winter NAMM 2015, I had the [...]

February 8, 2015 Corry Banks Modular Synths, NAMM, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Pre NAMM Interview / Discussion via SoundsAndGear.com with BBoyTech and Upright

Pre NAMM Interview / Discussion via SoundsAndGear.com with BBoyTech and Upright

So, at our recent venture into the synthiest (yes, ‘synthiest’ is a word in the world of synth-geekington) NAMM in years, Saint Joe from SoundsAndGear.com decided he’d do a little interview with myself and producer/beatmaker Upright. Here are the results if you haven’t already seen the video. I dont know… could be the beginning of something cool [...]

February 6, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, NAMM, Producers, Winter NAMM 2015 2

SOLID STATE LOGIC LAUNCHES NEW ‘VHD PRE’ MODULE FOR 500 FORMAT RACKS

SOLID STATE LOGIC LAUNCHES NEW ‘VHD PRE’ MODULE FOR 500 FORMAT RACKS

New VHD Pre Module brings the acclaimed SSL VHD Pre to the 500 format rack platform LOS ANGELES – 2015 NAMM Show (Booth #6900) – Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the release of the VHD Pre Module for the popular 500 format modular rack [...]

February 1, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Korg MS-20M Kit + SQ-1 Sequencer

Korg MS-20M Kit + SQ-1 Sequencer

Synth nerds and Beat geeks alike rejoice at the announcement of Korg’s MS-20M Kit and SQ-1 Sequencer. I, for one, am not a fan of the MS 20 Mini keybed. I cant say that I know how the keybed feels on the MS 20 Kit itself but I am happy to see a slim and trim [...]

January 30, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Buchla LEM3 Spider & LEM4 Snoopy Overview NAMM 2015

Buchla LEM3 Spider & LEM4 Snoopy Overview NAMM 2015

For those that don’t know about Buchla, perhaps you haven’t caught the I Dream of Wires Documentary that chronicles the history of modular synthesis. Perhaps you haven’t come across the subsequent interview on BBoyTechreport, for IDOW as well but Buchla is a pioneering super force in the world of modular synthesis and synthesis in general (along [...]

January 29, 2015 Corry Banks Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio at NAMM 2015

Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio at NAMM 2015

The Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio is indeed a job well done. The idea is to provide a complete package that sort of eases you into eurorack modular synthesis. Can you say gateway drug? Phenol bleeds analog modular synth tones but it looks and feels like a cool new desktop synth. Appealing to the newbs of all [...]

January 28, 2015 Corry Banks Gear, Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Technology, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators First Look

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators First Look

We caught up with the gang from Teenage Engineering at NAMM2015 to get the once over of the brand spanking new Pocket Operators. We also got a first hand look at the cool rubber cases for the Pocket Operators. #teenageengineering #po12rhythm with rubber case. A photo posted by BboyTechReport (@bboytechreport) on Jan 23, 2015 at 1:36pm [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks Gadgets, Gear, NAMM, News, Technology, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Modulus 002 Analog / Digital Hybrid MEGA SYNTH

Modulus 002 Analog / Digital Hybrid MEGA SYNTH

The Modulus 002 (or the 002 as it is called in-house at Modal Electronics) made a huge splash at a very synthy NAMM2015. My man Saint Joe over at SoundsandGear.com caught up with the guys at Modal for a quick chat about the next level Jack Daniels recovery jam features, among others, on the 002. [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Tom Oberheim Enters The Modular Game With The EuroModular SEM

Tom Oberheim Enters The Modular Game With The EuroModular SEM

Fresh in from a very synthy NAMM2015, we learn that Tom Oberheim is officially entering the Modular Synth game. In this video, via our friends over at Analogue Showroom, the new EuroModular Sem and soon to be released Stereo Phaser module should be available in summer 2015. Oberheim plans to have an entire line of EuroModular modules [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Arturia Launches BeatStep Pro

Arturia Launches BeatStep Pro

Arturia’s musical heart beats bigger and better with world-class controller and step sequencer GRENOBLE, FRANCE: music software and hardware developer Arturia is proud to launch BeatStep Pro — an all-new world-class controller and dynamic performance step sequencer — at The NAMM Show 2015, January 22-25 in Anaheim, California… Having wowed crowds at last year’s Winter [...]

January 23, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0