Schlagwort: Make Music

20. Mai 2019 Aus

Virgil Abloh x Pioneer DJ collaboration to be exhibited at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Von Scott Freedom

Abloh designed them to “inspire a different sound while djing”. Virgil Abloh and Pioneer DJ’s CDJ and mixer collaboration will be displayed at the artist and fashion designer’s first exhibition in Chicago next month. Abloh’s transparent CDJ-2000NXS2 and DJM-900NXS2 mixer, which were first seen at his Coachella set last month, will appear as part of […]

14. Mai 2019 Aus

Pioneer DJ’s latest controller is a preview of DJing’s streaming future

Von Scott Freedom

The DDJ-200 works with SoundCloud Go+ and Beatport’s new LINK service. Pioneer DJ’s latest controller is an affordable, entry-level device made for playing streaming music directly from a smartphone. Although the $149 DDJ-200 can connect to a laptop and use downloaded files in the traditional manner, using a phone and Pioneer DJ’s WeDJ app will […]

9. Mai 2019 Aus

Korg reveals Volca Nubass and desktop version of Minilogue XD synth

Von Scott Freedom

Two new synths from Korg arrive later this year. Korg has announced a new member of its Volca synth family alongside a desktop version of last year’s Minilogue XD instrument. Volca Nubass is a bass synth kitted out with Korg’s latest vacuum tube technology, Nutube. According to Korg, it enhances the oscillator, sub oscillator and drive […]

9. Mai 2019 Aus

Elektron launches new FM keyboard synth, Digitone Keys

Von Scott Freedom

With assignable pitch and mod wheels. Elektron has given its Digitone synth a keyboard upgrade. Digitone Keys combines the sound engine and all the controls of last year’s Digitone FM synth with 37 keys, pitch and mod wheels, dedicated outputs for each of the synth’s four tracks and eight additional encoders. The encoders above the […]

9. Mai 2019 Aus

Novation’s Summit polysynth lets you play two patches at the same time

Von Scott Freedom

Novation’s new flagship instrument is like two synths in one. Novation’s latest instrument is a keyboard polysynth that can run two independent patches at the same time. Summit inherits the design and sound engine of Novation’s eight-voice Peak synth from 2017, but effectively adds a second Peak for 16 voices of polyphony and the ability to […]

1. Mai 2019 Aus

Bob Moog documentary, Electronic Voyager, crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Von Scott Freedom

Electronic Voyager is three years in the making. The team behind modular synth film I Dream Of Wires is crowdfunding to finish a feature-length documentary about the life of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. Electronic Voyager is being developed by Toronto-based production company Waveshaper Media, which has already filmed interviews with Jean-Michel Jarre, Gary Numan and […]

1. Mai 2019 Aus

Yamaha might be bringing back its classic CS-80 synthesizer

Von Scott Freedom

Vangelis’s favorite synth could be making a comeback. Yamaha may be planning to bring back its classic CS-80 synthesizer, if a recent forum post is anything to go by. As Synthtopia reports, in a post on the YamahaSynth IdeaScale forum, Yamaha R&D Planning Manager Ben Israel asked fans what they might like to see from […]

29. April 2019 Aus

Moog designs ultra-limited Spectravox vocoder and spectral modulator for Moogfest

Von Scott Freedom

An exclusive instrument for Engineer Pass holders. Last weekend’s Moogfest saw the introduction of Moog’s latest ultra-limited synth, the Spectravox. Moog’s Spectravox is the latest in a line of Moogfest exclusives offered to holders of its $1,500 Engineer Pass, which gives select attendees the chance to build and take home their own limited Moog synth. […]

25. April 2019 Aus

Moog launches new semi-modular analog synth, Matriarch

Von Scott Freedom

A high-end counterpart to last year’s Grandmother synth. Moog is expanding its family of semi-modular analog synths with a new high-end instrument, the 49-key Matriarch. Moog’s Matriarch takes its retro visual cues from last year’s semi-modular Grandmother synth, though the new model has four analog oscillators over the Grandmother’s two. Unlike the Grandmother, Matriarch is […]

25. April 2019 Aus

MI.MU launches new version of musical performance gloves

Von Scott Freedom

MI.MU’s gestural performance gloves get an upgrade. British music tech company MI.MU has upgraded its gestural performance gloves, with the aim of giving them broader appeal in terms of “user friendliness and affordability”. MI.MU, which was founded by Imogen Heap in 2010, launched its first pair of performance gloves in 2014. As with the original model, the […]

24. April 2019 Aus

Pioneer DJ’s latest production tool is a 16-track hardware sequencer

Von Scott Freedom

Toraiz SQUID will control all your synths, drum machines and samplers. Pioneer DJ is moving further into the production hardware market with the launch of its latest product, a 16-track hardware sequencer that costs just $599/£519. The SQUID (or “SeQUencer Inspirational Device”) is the third entry into Pioneer DJ’s Toraiz range, which launched in 2016 […]

16. April 2019 Aus

Pioneer DJ launches new two-channel controller for Rekordbox DJ

Von Scott Freedom

Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-800 has color screens in the jog wheels. Pioneer DJ has introduced its latest controller designed for its Rekordbox DJ software, the two-channel DDJ-800. The DDJ-800, which costs $899/£799, sits between the high-end, four-channel DDJ-1000 and the entry-level DDJ-400 on Pioneer DJ’s lineup. It inherits the layout of the DDJ-1000 at the expense of two […]

15. April 2019 Aus

Novation’s Bass Station II synth now has an ‘Aphex Twin mode’

Von Scott Freedom

It allows you to modify your patches on a key-by-key basis. Novation has marked ‘Avril 14th’ by upgrading its Bass Station II synth with a new mode developed from a concept by Richard D James aka Aphex Twin. The “AFX Mode”, which arrives as a free update as part of the synth’s new v4.14 firmware, allows […]

15. April 2019 Aus

Novation’s Bass Station II synth now has an ‘Aphex Twin mode’

Von Scott Freedom

It allows you to modify your patches on a key-by-key basis. Novation has marked ‘Avril 14th’ by upgrading its Bass Station II synth with a new mode developed from a concept by Richard D James aka Aphex Twin. The “AFX Mode”, which arrives as a free update as part of the synth’s new v4.14 firmware, allows […]

10. April 2019 Aus

Twisted Electrons’ therapKid could be the ultimate C64-inspired chiptune synth

Von Scott Freedom

It combines the sound of two different SID chips. Twisted Electrons – the boutique company behind 8-bit synths such as the hapiNES – has introduced a new instrument based on the Commodore 64’s legendary SID sound chip. The therapKid inherits several features from the company’s existing therapSID, but where that synth required the installation of […]

10. April 2019 Aus

Twisted Electrons’ therapKid could be the ultimate C64-inspired chiptune synth

Von Scott Freedom

It combines the sound of two different SID chips. Twisted Electrons – the boutique company behind 8-bit synths such as the hapiNES – has introduced a new instrument based on the Commodore 64’s legendary SID sound chip. The therapKid inherits several features from the company’s existing therapSID, but where that synth required the installation of […]