MIDI Chord instrument, step sequencer, arpeggiator. ChordBot from ISLA Instruments can be described as being all the above. Excited? This video shows soon to be released ChordBot controller in action.
Let's face it. MIDI controllers are cool. Shoes are cool. Music is cool. So, why not bring them all together? Here's how you can make your own musical MIDI controller shoes!
A good reflection filter can solve a lot of issues when recording vocals in an untreated room like your bedroom. Aston have announced their new Aston Halo, a reflection filter with some great tech.
Focusrite have teamed up with Softube to offer new owners of Scarlett, Saffire and Clarett audio interfaces an exclusive Time and Tone plug-in bundle — all for free. And Drawmer S73 is now included.
One of Martin Sitter's favorite products at NAMM 2016 was the vinyl cutting machine by VinylRecorder.com. He interviewed the men behind the company to find out how it works and more in this video.
Jordan Rudess, aside from being an amazing musician, is all about forward-thinking technology. In this video you'll experience just how expressive the ROLI Seaboard RISE is as a keyboard instrument.
Roland are well and truly in the eurorack camp with their System-500 series of 5 modules. They've also been working on the A-01 which fits into the Boutqiue's keyboard and does a whole lot of control.
M-Audio tell us producers can now load, play and control all their virtual instrument plugins directly from the CTRL 49 keyboard, for seamless hands-on performance & perfect VIP software integration.
Now you can make the reface synths incredibly mobile thanks to the Yamaha Reface keytar attachment. Nate from Yamaha shows us how to shred some synth while wearing one at NAMM!!
If you're interested in the Yamaha Montage synthesizer you'll love this video demo from the Yamaha hall at NAMM 2016.
The eurorack section of NAMM 2016 was buzzing, quite literally! We spent a lot of time exploring the new modules from some of the bigger and smaller players in the auroral modular synth world.
Native Instruments' INDIA for Kontakt 5 and Kontakt Player 5 is one of the most authentic sounding ethnic instruments for Kontakt. Find out why with the full video course on The Ask.Audio Academy.
If you want to play your synths (hardware or software) with more expression than a keyboard can provide, this video shows how the Touché controller works in the real world.
At NAMM 2016 one of the more surprising announcements was from Modal Electronics. The British synthesizer maker announced new eurorack synth modules. Watch the demo with Paul Maddox below.
We stopped by the excellent Universal Audio booth at NAMM 2016 to find out what's new at NAMM 2016.