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Korg just released 30 new products, but which ones are worth your while? Gabe Richards has got you covered. He's at Korg's NAMM 2024 booth to introduce the new MicroKORG 2, KingKORG NEO, and the Nu:Tekt NTS-1. 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 - microKORG 2 1:57 - NTS-1 MKII 3:09 - KingKORG NEO Will you be adding any of Korg’s new products to your setup? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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It’s the end of January, which can only mean one thing: It’s the 2024 NAMM show, where our favorite synthesizer manufacturers display their latest offerings. Highlights from this year include several releases from Korg, as well as a new stage piano from Nord, a MIDI controller from Intuitive Instruments, and the MegaCase from Erica Synths. Korg opsix, wavestate, and modwave Korg hit the ground running with the release of the highly anticipated
by Trevor Collins ·Posted
Hot off the presses at NAMM, Nord is announcing the latest generation of its stage- and studio-worthy piano keyboards, the Nord Grand 2. Sporting a brand-new keyboard and the ability to generate piano and synth sounds simultaneously, the Nord Grand has never been so versatile. Nord Grand 2 88-Key
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At NAMM 2024, Korg announced a little something for everybody with three exciting new products: the KingKORG Neo virtual analog synthesizer, the Poetry digital piano, and the
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Pedals are invaluable accessories for keyboardists. They play a vital role in expanding the expressive capabilities of a keyboard, offering greater control and nuance over the instrument's sound. Whether you're a pianist aiming for a traditional piano sound or a keyboardist in a band, incorporating pedals into your setup can elevate your playing experience. Here are some common pedals for a keyboard and their functions. Sustain Pedal and Sustain Foot Switch Sustain pedals (also known as damper pedals) and sustain foot switches are the most
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When it comes to playing the piano or keyboard, having the right equipment can greatly enhance your playing experience. While much attention is often given to the instrument itself, the importance of choosing the right piano stand and bench should not be underestimated. These essential accessories provide stability, comfort, and proper playing height, all of which are crucial for correct posture and musical enjoyment during long hours of practice and performance. With a wide variety of options available, it's important to understand the
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Modular synthesizer enthusiasts are over the moon with the news that B&H is now carrying Erica Synths’s line of electronic instruments. Based in Latvia, Erica Synths has slowly been carving out its place among high-end synthesizer manufacturers. The brand offers a remarkable range of modular and desktop synthesizers and drum machines. For anyone interested in modular synthesis, Erica Synths offers a wide range of products for any budget and skill level. Each of the complete systems comprises modules that are available individually, so you
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted
B&H welcomes UDO Audio’s magnificent musical instruments to the fold. UDO (Unidentified Dancing Objects) is a UK-based company that creates electronic musical instruments that foster a strong and inspiring connection with the player. By using cutting-edge technology balanced with an intuitive, user-centric design, UDO Audio creates products that are powerful and unapologetically enjoyable. If you did an Internet search for Roland Jupiter 8 alternatives, the
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In this B&H video, Gabriel Richards tests the MELBOURNE INSTRUMENTS NINA, a 12-Voice Analog Polyphonic Multitimbral Synthesizer with Motorized Controls. Join Richards as he demonstrates this synthesizer and discusses its features. 0:00 - Key Specs 2:23 - Physical Specs 6:17 - Signal Path & Synth Engine 10:01 - Filter 12:20 - Modulation 16:06 - Stacking 19:28 - Final Thought Are you interested in trying the MELBOURNE INSTRUMENTS NINA for yourself? Post questions or repartee in the Comments
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Gabriel Richards tests the ExpressiveE Osmose Synthesizer and MPE Controller, a 24-voice polyphonic synthesizer with an innovative way to control sound using gestures. This unit blends tradition and innovation, allowing you to unleash your creativity. Does this technology interest you? 0:00 - Main Specs 0:43 - In Use 3:03 - Physical Specs 5:18 - Interface (Menus and Presets) 13:49 - MPE Controller 15:44 - Is This for You
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted
Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, synthesizer manufacturers have been churning out some magnificent instruments with a wide pallet of sonic inspirations. This buying guide features 2020’s best offerings. From the top of the line to the basic budget, you will find something for everyone. Arturia Arturia turned some heads years ago with its release of the classic MatrixBrute. This year, the company upped the ante with
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Interested in giving piano playing a shot? Whether you're seeking a fresh and engaging pastime, exploring the world of songwriting and performance, or nurturing a young prodigy's musical dreams, having your own digital piano is essential. Regardless of your specific situation, aspiring pianists need to invest in the “right” digital piano. Whether you prefer a compact, portable option or a full-sized model that emulates the feel of a traditional piano, established brands like Yamaha, Roland, Alesis, and Casio offer a wide range of choices to
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
You're in luck if you're a guitarist, synthesizer player, hobbyist keyboardist, professional keyboard player, live-sound engineer, or headphone-using DJ, because Korg has a bevy of new products available for you—and you can see them directly by clicking this link. There are so many products to cover, so let’s get started without any delay. First in the spotlight are Korg’s SV-2 lines of stage pianos, complete with built-in speakers if you want to practice at home. Coming in
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Logitech, a leader in computer peripherals, is proud to announce the updated MX Master 3 wireless mouse, along with the new MX Keys keyboard. Centered around “Flow,” these tools are designed to keep up with modern demands of “more.” As we’re constantly looking for the next best thing to help us get stuff done, Logitech’s
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
Looking for an exciting new way of triggering MIDI in your DAW or sequencer? Check out the Joue ecosystem, available at B&H. Joue products offer an array of tactile surfaces: control MIDI by sliding fingers, exerting pressure, banging on