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Gamechanger Audio Presents The MOTOR Synth MKII

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Audio electronics inventors Gamechanger Audio return to Berlin to present the newest version of their electro-mechanical desktop synthesizer – MOTOR Synth MKII. The company has expanded on features and the overall capability of its unique technology. Separate multi-mode analog filters, redesigned modulation section, and additional digital … Continue reading Gamechanger Audio Presents The MOTOR Synth MKII

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IK Multimedia releases UNO Synth Pro Black Edition

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News IK Multimedia releases UNO Synth Pro Black Edition. IK’s award-winning true analog synthesizer now sports a bold new look. Featuring classic analog sound, incredible flexibility, an inspiring workflow and complete connectivity, this little black synth is perfect for every occasion. Inside and out are all the sound-shaping … Continue reading IK Multimedia releases UNO Synth Pro Black Edition

Oberheim Returns to Operations and Releases First New Synth in 35 Years

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News In a momentous industry development, Oberheim Electronics, one of the most venerated names in synthesizer design, has announced its return to operation to meet the rising global demand for its instruments. Today, the company is launching its first new product, the OB-X8: an eight-voice polyphonic analog … Continue reading Oberheim Returns to Operations and Releases First New Synth in 35 Years

Korg announce ultimate NTS-2 bundle for synth fans

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Korg are thrilled to announce the Nu:Tekt NTS-2 kit, which is being bundled with a new “Patch & Tweak with Korg” book, an exciting exploration of semi- modular synthesis with tips, tricks, and more than 25 new exclusive interviews with Pete Townshend, Jean-Michel Jarre, Richard Devine … Continue reading Korg announce ultimate NTS-2 bundle for synth fans

Erica Synths to Unveil SYNTRX II and LXR Eurorack Module at SuperBooth22

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Erica Synths will be unveiling its SYNTRX II desktop synthesizer and a new LXR Eurorack module at SuperBooth22. Also, the company announced it will be taking pre-orders on its PĒRKONS HD-01 — its live performance and sound design instrument — as of May 10th.   SYNTRX II – … Continue reading Erica Synths to Unveil SYNTRX II and LXR Eurorack Module at SuperBooth22

Erica Synths Introduces Black 3109 VCF/VCA Eurorack Module

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News Erica Synths announces its Black 3109 VCF/VCA Eurorack module, a lowpass filter and voltage-controlled amplifier combo. This new module is centered on the AS3109 VCF integrated circuit — a contemporary version of the IR3109 chip found on vintage Roland synths such as the Jupiter series, Juno series and … Continue reading Erica Synths Introduces Black 3109 VCF/VCA Eurorack Module

How to harness the power of piano finger positions

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Finger positions are the key to learning to play the piano quickly and well. They allow you to learn difficult music quickly, avoid injury, and master playing fast and at tempos and key signatures that you could never imagine before. Here we cover many techniques to learn … Continue reading How to harness the power of piano finger positions

Bring some fresh spark to your piano scales!

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Learning piano scales, and getting the most out of your practice, is all about your attitude. To the beginner, practicing scales might seem like a tedious and boring task. However, if you shift your perspective and view the practice of scales as an important tool in your … Continue reading Bring some fresh spark to your piano scales!

Celebrate great pianists for Jazz Appreciation Month

Piano Blog by Skoove – Piano Practice Tips Jazz is one of the most interesting, unique, and controversial musical inventions in recent memory. Much like rock and roll, funk, electronic, and hip-hop, jazz is part of the Black American music canon and is full of virtuoso musicians, iconoclastic characters, and a melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic … Continue reading Celebrate great pianists for Jazz Appreciation Month

KMA Machines Introduce QUEEQUEG 2 Sub Generator

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News KMA Machines released the original QUEEQUEG in 2016. The pedal was our take on how simple and effective an analog monophonic suboctave device could be. Time doesn’t stand still and so with QUEEQUEG 2, KMA’s aim was not only to update the device with a more … Continue reading KMA Machines Introduce QUEEQUEG 2 Sub Generator

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