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REVIEW: ROLAND MC707 & MC101 GROOVEBOX

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), DJ/dance, Gear, Product Reviews    //    Post Date - February 11, 2020

Review by Baz Bardoe I recently ventured out to Store DJ on Victoria street in Richmond (Victoria) to review Roland’s two new ‘Grooveboxes’ the MC707 and its smaller companion the MC101. Roland really pioneered the idea of an all in one hardware based sequencer and synthesiser when it released the…

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NAMM 2020: DV MARK SWAMP GUITAR INTERFACE

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 5, 2020

At the MarkWorld booth at Winter NAMM 2020, Peter Murray presents the new The DV Mark Swamp. It’s fab  guitar interface which connects to your IOS device to provide a great range of effects processing options. DV Mark distributed in Australia by CMC Music.

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NAMM 2020: AMPIFY STUDIO MUSIC CREATION SOFTWARE

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 4, 2020

John from Focusrite/Novation shows us the new Ampify Studio free app. Ampify has introduced its new music creation software, Ampify Studio at NAMM 2020. The software is available for Windows and Mac via Ampify’s beta programme, enabling music makers to audition and create tracks easily with simple controls over temp…

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MIDI 2.0 DEBUTS AT NAMM 2020

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 1, 2020

MIDI 2.0, the next-generation music and arts specification that enhances virtually all aspects of 1983’s original MIDI 1.0 spec, made its world-wide debut at the Winter NAMM music industry trade show. Current MIDI users wanted more nuanced expressiveness, higher resolution, and increased ease of use, but also demanded backward compatibility…

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WALDORF’S KYRA VA SYNTHESIZER AVAILABLE HERE IN NOVEMBER

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - October 8, 2019

Having teased the musical masses last year, then turned heads and opened ears when unveiling a preproduction prototype at The 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California earlier this year, with repeat showings Stateside (at Synthplex 2019 in Burbank, California) and closer to home (at SUPERBOOTH19 in Berlin), high-quality synthesizer developer…

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POSITIVE GRID RELEASES BIAS FX 2

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - March 21, 2019

Positive Grid Releases BIAS FX 2 Guitar Amp and Effects Processor Featuring Guitar Match Emulation New second-generation version of the award-winning BIAS FX software includes massive collection of amps, pedals, FX — and now virtual guitars. Positive Grid is proud to announce the release of BIAS FX 2, the next…

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NAMM SHOW 2019: ELEKTRON MODEL SAMPLES

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), DJ/dance    //    Post Date - February 18, 2019

Mario from Elektron show us the new Model:Samples at Winter NAMM 2019. Elektron products distributed in Australia by https://www.innovativemusic.com.au/ Rhythm is a Breeze Meet the six track groovebox that offers massive sound in a compact size. You get pretty much all of the Elektron superpowers in a sleek, lightweight, and…

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NAMM Show 2019: Expressive É Arché Bowed Instrument Emulation and Touché Controller

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 18, 2019

Chris from Expressive E shows us the Expressive É Arché Bowed Instrument Emulation and Touché Controller at Winter NAMM 2019. Expressive E distributed in Australia by https://www.innovativemusic.com.au/

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NAMM Show 2019: BITWIG 3.0 MODULAR GRID

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 18, 2019

BITWIG’S Dave Linnenbank shows us the new Modular GRID at Winter NAMM 2019. Bitwig distributed in Australia by https://www.innovativemusic.com.au/ Modularity has been at the core of Bitwig Studio from the beginning. Devices can be nested, clips are containers, modulators exist everywhere, and practically anything can be dragged anywhere. But with Bitwig Studio 3,…

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NEW ROLAND SYSTEM 500 ANALOG MODULES

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - May 3, 2018

Roland — SYSTEM-500 analog modules: 510 Synth, 555 LAG/S&H, 531 MIX, and 505 VCF After a recent resurgence, and thanks to the Eurorack format, modular synthesizers continue to grow in popularity. With roots in the dawn of synthesis, modular synthesizers let you design your own electronic instrument, with deep control…

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