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The Korg Monologue analog synthesizer
Our first video interview at NAMM 2017 was with the legendary Dave Smith who showed us around the new REV 2 and their Pioneer DJ partnership mono analog synth, Toraiz AS-1.
At NAMM 2017 one of our first stops was to the Teenage Engineering booth to check out the innovative new Pocket Operator, PO-32 tonic. Its designer, Magnus Lidström showed us how it works.
If you've been wanting a new version of HALion then Steinberg have a treat for you today with HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3 VST and Absolute VST, all announced at NAMM 2017.
Not content with one or two new audio interfaces, MOTU are rolling out three! These half-rack USB 2 and iOS, low-latency devices, the M64, 8D and LP32, feature some excellent tech.
Not only is PioneerDJ releasing a true analog monophonic synthesizer a surprise, but this synth (made by Dave Smith Instruments) features circuits based on the popular Prophet 6! Here's all the info.
Softube have got a hit on their hands at NAMM 2017 in the shape of Console 1 MKII. It weighs in at almost half the price of the original, supports over 60 high-end plug-ins and sporting new software.
UA have unleashed version 2 of their popular Apollo Twin audio interface for Mac & Windows featuring realtime UAD Processing, UAD-2 QUAD processing, talkback functionality and improved monitoring.
Apple have released Logic Pro X 10.3 today with a new GUI, some exciting new features and workflow improvements. Here's everything you need to know.
The first major synth announcement from NAMM 2017 is from Teenage Engineering. The PO-32 Tonic is a drum and percussion synth with built-in microphone and export to AU/VST feature.
Announced for NAMM 2017 Apogee's Symphony Control software provides excellent features such as being able to use two Symphony I/O MKII Thunderbolt interfaces for 64 channels.
The Novation Circuit Editor from Isotonik just got a massive shot in the arm and has gone "pro". Here's all the details and a video overview.
So you want a 64 channel HDX & USB 3.0 audio interface? NAMM 2017 sees the new audio interface from Antelope Audio coming to market.
Flintpope has announced the release of Brute for Reaktor 6, a subtractive synth that delivers a rich, deep sound. It's free... or you can give a donation should you wish.
One the 19th January 2017 at NAMM Elektron are going to reveal their latest music machine. We don't know what it is, even from looking at this blurry teaser picture... but perhaps we could guess...
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