Electronic instrument news

  • Spectrasonics Announces OMG-1 Contest Winners

    Spectrasonics Announces OMG-1 Contest Winners

    09/22/11 in Spectrasonics OMG-1

    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

    Korg Kronos Mini-Review

    09/19/11 in Korg Kronos 61

    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 Jupiter-80 Now Shipping

    08/23/11 in Roland Jupiter-80

    Roland has announced that the new Jupiter-80 synthesizer is now shipping.

  • Roland Jupiter-80 Clinic Tour

    Roland Jupiter-80 Clinic Tour

    08/18/11 in Roland Jupiter-80

    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 Virus TI Programmer’s Boot Camp

    08/16/11 in Access Music Virus TI Keyboard

    Access Music offers video workshops to Virus TI users, to help them develop their synth skills.

  • 64-bit Drivers for Roland MC-808

    64-bit Drivers for Roland MC-808

    08/16/11 in 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

    [NAMM] SSC Controls DSSP-CE44

    07/29/11 in SSC Controls DSSP-CE44 Dual Sustain Single Pedal

    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

    [NAMM] Yamaha PSR-S650

    07/23/11 in Yamaha PSR-S650

    Yamaha unveils the PSR-S650 arranger keyboard at Summer NAMM 2011.

  • [NAMM] Casio Announces 3 New Keyboard Offerings

    [NAMM] Casio Announces 3 New Keyboard Offerings

    07/22/11 in Casio LK-280

    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

    Machinedrum Anniversary Trade-In Program

    07/11/11 in Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII

    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.