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A new Native Instruments Traktor controller was on show (and in use) at the WMC 2015 Miami event yesterday. Here's a glimpse of the new DJ Kontrol in action and some info we've gleaned for you.
Free for a limited time, Soundtoys have introduced Little Alterboy, a cool plug-in for pitch & formant shifting. Think pitched robot voices with a classic tube saturation model for extra warmth.
The new Harman dbx 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip, a vacuum tube-based microphone preamp is now available. In the UK you can purchase it from Sound technology Ltd.
There's two new Minifooger Analog Effects Pedals '" the MF CHORUS Bucket Brigade Time Modulator & MF FLANGE Bucket Brigade Harmonic Manipulator. They look great & we're told they sound the part too.
Described as "a Realization for Electronics & Synthesizer" the new album "BACH TO MOOG" uses the Moog Modular System 55 to re-create the works of Bach in a contemporary way. (Excellent video below)
At NAMM 2015 we got our hands on the new Arturia audio interface: AudioFuse. It looks great and we're told it'll sound better than anything... find out what's powering this device in the video below.
Radial tell us their J48 Stereo can be used with two completely different instruments and the low crosstalk makes it a great choice when doubling between bass, acoustic guitar, fiddle or mandolin.
You've heard of noise-cancelling headphones, here's a noise-cancelling microphone designed for Karaoke enthusiasts who don't want to disturb the neighbours and might extend to recording musicians?
Applied Acoustics Systems' popular Strum GS-2 has just been reworked. The acoustic guitar strumming instrument features a host of new features and options. Watch the video below for more info.
Kevin Saunderson, the man behind techno, should need no introduction. Ford Cars also... So what happens if you put Kevin Saunderson in a Ford assembly plant with a portable recorder? Watch this video.
Elysia's best selling compressor, in 500 rack format, the Xpressor is now available in "coffee and cream" - the luxury edition!!
Including Flexible Licensing Options for the Next-Generation Digital Audio Software, Avid's Pro Tools 12 is now available!
Interested in getting that classic 'big machine' rich and dense reverb sound? Want it inside Propellerhead Reason? The Fiedler Audio AD 480 Rack Extension might be just what you're looking for.
The Hip Hop EZX from Toontrack is a massive EZX that explores all aspects of Hip Hop drums and percussion. It's probably one of the most comprehensive sets ever created for the genre. Check it out.
Synth Heads take note. Put down your cables and watch this video of Todd Barton performing on the 11 sequencer-capable Buchla 252e Polyphonic Rhythm Generator. Oh and stop drooling! ;)
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