Clavia has announced the Nord Wave 2, a versatile performance synthesizer featuring a 61-note keyboard with aftertouch.

Nord Wave 2 is a powerful 4-part performance synthesizer combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable with an intuitive layer-focused interface.

With 48 voice polyphony, innovative performance features and hands-on controls, the Nord Wave 2 offers outstanding sonic possibilities with advanced layering and tweaking on the fly.

The Nord Wave 2 will be shown at the NAMM Show 2020, January 16th-19th. Booth #11113.

The new Nord Sample Editor 3 makes it easier than ever to create custom sample instruments for your Nord keyboard.

Nord Sample Editor 3

The editor allows you to simply drag and drop audio files and enjoy automatic mapping with pitch detection, simple looping and instant transfer to your Nord.

Nord Sample Editor 3 features

  • Intuitive user interface.
  • Drag and drop single or multiple samples.
  • Automatic and manual import options.
  • Edit multiple zones at once.
  • Support for silent zones.

The Nord Sample Editor 3 is a free download for Mac and Windows and compatible with the Nord Stage 3 and Nord Wave 2. Support for Nord Electro 6, Nord Grand and Nord Piano 4 is to be announced.

Furthermore, Symphobia Strings by ProjectSAM is now available to download for Nord Sample Library 3.0 and 2.0.

The collection offers a unique selection of outstanding symphonic strings from true ensemble recordings of a full symphony orchestra.

Recorded in genuine concert halls with both stage and close mic perspective, Symphobia provides an extremely rich, expressive and natural sounding ensemble strings collection.

The well crafted sounds include a wide range of articulations such as legato, staccato and pizzicato providing a versatile selection for scoring films, pop music and sound design.

All sounds are available in Close (CLS) and Ambient (Amb) miked versions.

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