Electronic instrument news
Spectrasonics Announces OMG-1 Contest Winners
Spectrasonics announced the winners of their worldwide "OMG-1 Contest." Over 400 entries for the contest were submitted from 68 different countries, with a diversity of musical styles.
Korg Kronos Mini-Review
Presented at the NAMM 2011 and already available since this summer, the Kronos represents a new step in the workstation market — a cruel world where every product becomes immediately obsolete as soon as the successor is launched. The Kronos is very innovative and comprehensive, but will it be able to break this fatal rule?
Roland Jupiter-80 Now Shipping
Roland has announced that the new Jupiter-80 synthesizer is now shipping.
Roland Jupiter-80 Clinic Tour
Roland is introducing its Jupiter-80 synthesizer at a number of Sam Ash locations this August.
Access Music Virus TI Programmer’s Boot Camp
Access Music offers video workshops to Virus TI users, to help them develop their synth skills.
64-bit Drivers for Roland MC-808
Good news for MC-808 users: Roland releases drivers pour Windows 7 in 32- and 64-bit versions.
[NAMM] SSC Controls DSSP-CE44
SSC Controls, manufacturer of effect pedals and footswitches, showcased at Summer NAMM its DSSP-CE44 pedal designed to control sustain for two keyboards simultaneously.
[NAMM] Yamaha PSR-S650
Yamaha unveils the PSR-S650 arranger keyboard at Summer NAMM 2011.
[NAMM] Casio Announces 3 New Keyboard Offerings
The CTK-4200, LK-280 and WK-225 are designed to advance the skill sets of amateur and intermediate musicians.
Machinedrum Anniversary Trade-In Program
Ten years ago Elektron Music Machines released the original Machinedrum: To celebrate this anniversary, Elektron offers Machinedrum MKI owners to trade in their old units, pay an upgrade price and receive a new Machinedrum SPS-1UW+ MKII in return.