KOMA Elektronik is pleased to announce its latest release: the KOMPLEX SEQUENCER, which enables musicians and producers to construct complex musical patterns via both MIDI and CV/Gate, by the means of sequencing the sequence.
Roland is proud to announce the JD-Xi Interactive Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesizer, a new compact keyboard that’s powerful, versatile and fun. Equipped with 37 mini keys, the JD-Xi features a true analog synth engine along with a wide selection of Roland’s acclaimed SuperNATURAL digital sounds. This affordable instrument also comes packed with many great extras for self-contained music creation, including built-in drum kits, a four-track pattern sequencer, and a gooseneck mic for using the synth’s Vocoder and AutoPitch effects.
Dave Smith today announced the Sequential Prophet-6, a new 6-voice synthesizer with an all-analog signal path and discrete VCOs and filters. Auspiciously branded with Smith’s recently reacquired original company name, the new instrument is aimed squarely at musicians in search of vintage tone with the reliability of modern technology.
British electronic musical instruments manufacturer Modal Electronics is proud to be showcasing 002 its inaugural instrument and also the first analogue/digital hybrid polysynth to have been designed, developed, and manufactured in the UK for four decades, at The NAMM Show 2015.
KOMA Elektronik’s new POLTERGEIST Eurorack module enables users to manipulate up to four audio/CV signals quadraphonically or stereophonically in new and ghostly ways.
50 years ago, at its first introduction, the Moog modular synthesizer represented as radical a transition as Kandinski’s abstracts or Kodak’s cameras – offering both a break from yesterday and a startling glimpse of tomorrow. And, as with all cultural explosions, the impact of Dr. Bob Moog’s invention was impossible to evaluate from the epicenter. It’s only now, 50 years down the line that we can get some measure of the importance, and the sheer untapped potentiality of the Moog Modular Synthesizer.
Leaked on the facebook page of a Japanse artist Daisuke Asakura. The JD-Xi seems to be a analog modelled polyphonic mini keyed synth with a built in sequencer/arpeggiator. There are speculations that this is a hybrid digital analog synthesizer but details aren’t official.
It’s been a year full ups and a giant down with the loss of one of the founders of Gearjunkies, Eric Thoolen. So we close this year and with his spirit in our minds we are heading to 2015.
we like to take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful Christmas, happy new year and all the success and health for 2015
The Gearjunkies network team: Dave, Dennis, Eric, Luuk, Marc, Mark, Rick, Rob, Ron and Wouter.
A few weeks back, they asked us: ‘what if we entered synth market’ and where comes the bombshell (Jeremy Clarkson voice on) and we quote:
Roland is pleased to introduce the new 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion for the TR-8 Rhythm Performer.
KORG introduces the new KRONOS, the most powerful version of its flagship keyboard Music Workstation to date; it was announced by James Sajeva, Brand Manager for Korg products at KORG USA.
DJ, producer or musician? Or do you wanna become one? Get ready for the 4th edition of Play & Produce, the biennial must attend event for everyone in the electronic music scene, on saturday November 8th in Vooruit Ghent, Belgium.
The Helmholtz Sound Synthesizer, build by Mac Kohl around 1905 is considered to be the first electronic synthesizer. And it can be yours! It is on auction at Bonham’s with a guide price of $20.000 – $30.000.
In the line of analog products Elektron recently release the Rytm 8 voice drum computer. It not only features analog drum synthesis but also can play samples. In addition you can create patterns and songs including parameter automation.
Following in the footsteps of the popular handheld MiniKP2 Kaoss Pad, Korg proudly announces the more powerful MiniKP2S, the successor of the classic Kaoss Pad equipped with even more performance and features.