Roland announces JUPITER-50 Synthesizer

Roland has announced the JUPITER-50 Synthesizer, the second release in its contemporary generation of JUPITER-series keyboards. Inheriting the stunning sounds and Live Set architecture of the acclaimed JUPITER-80, four separate sound engines can be stacked … read more

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AfroDJMac releases Justin Bieber Super Fun Ableton Pack

AfroDJMac has posted the Justin Bieber Super Fun Ableton Pack, a new free sample library for Ableton Live. Surprisingly over the course of NAMM so much awesome new gear was released and discussed, but no … read more

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Korg announces new finishes for SV-1 Stage Vintage Pianos

Korg has announced two makeovers for its SV-1 stage piano. SV-1 Black: Combining great looks and incredible sounds, the SV-1 has been captivating audiences since 2009. Now, the acclaimed Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano has … read more

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Alesis intros Q61, QX61 and QX25 USB MIDI keyboard controllers

Alesis has introduced the Q61, QX61 and QX25 USB MIDI keyboard controllers at the Winter NAMM. The Q-series USB MIDI controllers are the no-nonsense way to add expressive MIDI control to any production or performance. … read more

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Casio announces XW-G1 Groove Synthesizer & XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer

Casio has announced the XW-G1, a groove synthesizer that combines the functions of the various digital equipment used by club DJs in a single unit, and the XW-P1, a true performance synthesizer particularly designed for … read more

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Alesis intros Vortex USB/MIDI Keytar

Alesis has introduced the Vortex, a USB/MIDI keytar controller. The Vortex eliminates the barrier between keyboardists and the audience. With an extensive layout of touch-sensitive keys and velocity-sensitive pads on its pearlescent white body, and … read more

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Nektar introduces Panorama controller for Reason + Competition

Nektar has announced the Panorama, a controller for Propellerhead Software Reason 6. Panorama is our vision of how a great controller should work. Yes, there are many ‘generic’ controllers on the market already but we … read more

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Smash Up The Studio MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60’s & 70’s Vol 2

Equinox Sounds has released MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60’s & 70’s Vol 2, a piano MIDI chord progressions library by Smash Up The Studio. You’ll find three awesome MIDI Construction Kits and stacks … read more

Shiverware Rainboard DIY Isomorphic Keyboard

Brett Park of Shiverware wrote to share news about Rainboard, a DIY dynamic isomorphic keyboard. The Rainboard is a 61 button isomorphic keyboard. Each button contains a RGB led in order to light up the … read more

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Platinum Loops releases Platinum Keys – Keyboard Loops

Platinum Loops has released Platinum Keys, a collection of keyboard loops. The rich and haunting sound of the Fender Rhodes electric piano is unmistakable. Add some of that vintage magic to your productions with ‘Platinum … read more

Time+Space launches Ultimate Virtual Piano Giveaway

Time+Space has announced the Ultimate Virtual Piano sweepstakes. Thanks to Synthogy and Studiologic, we’ve put together a completely exclusive prize bundle for your virtual piano playing pleasure worth over £765. Due for release in November, … read more

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Keith McMillen Instruments introduces 12 Step Foot Controller

Keith McMillen Instruments has introduced the 12 Step, a chromatic keyboard foot controller. With 12 Step, keyboardists, guitar players, bassists, instrumentalists and vocalists can accompany themselves with their feet, playing bass lines, notes and chords. … read more

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Novation announces Impulse controller keyboard series

Novation has announced Impulse, a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. They each have a precision keyboard and a full control surface powered by a brand new version of Novation’s Automap control software – Automap 4 … read more

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Eyosido updates eyoControl iOS app to v1.5

Eyosido Software has updated eyoControl, a multi-MIDI controller app for iOS. As promised, a new revision of eyoControl is out and this is a rather big update: all new graphics (the website got some too!), … read more

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Roland ships Jupiter-80 synthesizer

Roland has announced that the new JUPITER-80 synthesizer is now shipping. The JUPITER-80 represents an unprecedented leap forward in the pursuit of the most authentically expressive electronic musical instrument, just as the legendary JUPITER-8 did … read more

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Eowave Ribbon lo-fi synth & controller now shipping

Eowave is now shipping the Eowave Ribbon, a lofi synth and USB and CV Gate controller. A MiniSynth – Ribbon has a real sound generation section with one oscillator. The sound will be triggered by … read more

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Shiverware Musix isomorphic musical keyboard for iOS free for a limited time

Shiverware has announced a limited time deal for Musix, a fully-customizable multiple-layout isomorphic musical keyboard. For every 100 twitter followers @Shiverware gets we will give Musix away free for a day (normally $4.99). So, if … read more

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Roland RD-300NX digital stage piano now shipping

Roland has announced it is now shipping the RD-300NX, a new digital stage piano. A state-of-the-art stage piano that boasts an advanced SuperNATURAL® Piano sound engine, electric piano sounds based on SuperNATURAL technology, a newly … read more

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Kurzweil launches free downloadable Sound Library for the PC3K Series

Kurzweil has released SynthScapes and Take 6 Vocals, two sound libraries exclusively for the PC3K line of Synthesizer Workstations. Now available for free download on Kurzweil’s web site, the first two collections of samples and … read more

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Eyosido eyoControl for iPad updated to v1.2

Eyosido has released version 1.2 of eyoControl, a bundle of MIDI controller apps for iOS. eyoControl is a set of MIDI controllers enabling control of your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software from your iPad in … read more

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