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#2903389 - 01/19/18 03:57 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Puremagnetik has released a variety of Ensoniq-based libraries for Ableton Live, Kontakt, and Logic. More here:

The Soniq Collection | A Compendium of Classic Synths

Normally $79, the introductory price is $9.99 until January 21, 2018.

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#2903391 - 01/19/18 04:02 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Thanks for posting the large head-on view of the Korg. I was hoping it might be a modern take on Yamaha's QY700.
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#2903394 - 01/19/18 04:24 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Originally Posted By: Geoff Grace
The new Purgatory Creek Clavinet Collection for Kontakt includes models C and D6 and is priced at $24.95.

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Thanks Geoff!!! like

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#2903424 - 01/19/18 07:15 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: burningbusch]
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JBL introduces the MkII of their popular LSR 3 series, now with glossy finish:



http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/recording-broadcast/3-series-mkii#.WlVQfCSnyf0
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#2903427 - 01/19/18 07:23 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: zephonic]
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Teaser video from IK Multimedia.
Not sure what it is. Could be something Geetar. It's definitely an interface of some kind. It has MIDI io, 1/4" io, a volume knob... looks like a pedal control...

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#2903428 - 01/19/18 07:30 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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#2903429 - 01/19/18 07:35 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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Optical sensor allows acoustic pianos to be midi controllers - obvious use would be triggering software pianos for recording with your acoustic.

They also make a portable player piano.
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#2903447 - 01/19/18 10:23 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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Originally Posted By: ElmerJFudd
Teaser video from IK Multimedia.
Not sure what it is.

matters not to me what is is. I'll steer clear.
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#2903448 - 01/19/18 10:25 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Originally Posted By: Geoff Grace
Puremagnetik has released a variety of Ensoniq-based libraries for Ableton Live, Kontakt, and Logic. More here:

The Soniq Collection | A Compendium of Classic Synths

Normally $79, the introductory price is $9.99 until January 21, 2018.

Best,

Geoff


I just purchased this. It's worth $10.00 to me for the trip down memory lane. cool
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#2903457 - 01/19/18 11:46 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: davedoerfler]
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Yep, I wouldn't have known about the Puremagnetik product if not for your link, and I just finished installing it. I think it was UVI that also recently did a Fizmo sample set, but I haven't compared them yet. This one is way more comprehensive and covers the overlooked drum machine also, I'm pretty sure (I haven't done a full inventory of its sounds yet).


Edited by Mark Schmieder (01/19/18 11:47 PM)
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#2903467 - 01/20/18 03:57 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: davedoerfler]
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Originally Posted By: davedoerfler
Originally Posted By: Geoff Grace
Puremagnetik has released a variety of Ensoniq-based libraries for Ableton Live, Kontakt, and Logic. More here:

The Soniq Collection | A Compendium of Classic Synths

Normally $79, the introductory price is $9.99 until January 21, 2018.

Best,

Geoff


I just purchased this. It's worth $10.00 to me for the trip down memory lane. cool

I am a sucker for $10 specials, got it also. Blows up my resolution back in the Summer of '17 I to stop filling my disc up with $10 specials.
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#2903896 - 01/22/18 07:22 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Phreakay]
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ADAM Audio introduces a new monitor series:

https://www.adam-audio.com/en/news/industry/the-t-series/

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#2903905 - 01/22/18 07:35 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: zephonic]
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#2903993 - 01/22/18 12:16 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: zephonic]
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Here's a usable front view of the Audient. I can't tell much from the 3/4 view, as always.

https://1i5s4tzbutd13jf1u2ji31u1-wpengin...rop-768x526.png

I own the ASP880 and it's amazing. This new desktop unit looks very similar to the new one from Universal Audio and is priced similarly, so it might be a tough sell for that market given that the UA device comes with plug-ins.

On the other hand, this one has four channels vs. two, and can be used as an expander via ADAT, so I think it will find its niche. The two DI channels on the front side of the unit are also quite helpful, and probably the same high quality as in the ASP series.

Oh, I see this desktop unit also has some basic features of monitor-switching, and a Big Knob that hopefully could be used as a true volume control (the one on my RME Fireface UFX is advertised that way but does NOT function that way, as menu-diving is required).

It's important to be able to quickly turn volume down or off, when there's a glitch (or unexpected website audio), as a computer can also freeze up at such times so you may not even be able to use the mouse to hit the software monitor's mute button.

I'm already revising my opinion of whether this is a competitive model, now that I realize it has a lot more features than other table-top small-channel-count interfaces.


Edited by Mark Schmieder (01/22/18 12:19 PM)
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#2904004 - 01/22/18 12:36 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Phreakay]
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It says $29.99 on the website for the Ensoniq collection


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#2904026 - 01/22/18 01:34 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ahutnick]
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Yeah, the $9.99 introductory price ended yesterday; but this week's $29 sale price still beats the $79 normal cost.

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#2904041 - 01/22/18 02:19 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Spectrasonics has released new Mac and Windows standalone applications of Keyscape, Omnisphere 2, Trilian and Stylus RMX. More here:

New Standalone Applications

There are also new features for Keyscape and Omnisphere.

Omnisphere v2.4 features:
• New Standalone application
• Smart Update system enabled
• Remote control loading of patches and multis via MIDI Program Change, CCs or Notes
• “Enter Parameter Value” feature to set parameter to a specific value
• Up to 2X GUI magnification options
• Added Keyscape Velocity Curve Presets
• Tagging/Library organization improvements
• New Modulation sources: “3-Step” and “4-Step” and Unipolar sources
• Numerous other fixes and enhancements

Keyscape v1.1 features:
• New Standalone application
• Smart Update system enabled
• Remote control loading of patches and multis via MIDI Program Change, CCs or Notes
• “Enter Parameter Value” feature to set parameter to a specific value
• Up to 2X GUI magnification options
• Numerous other fixes and enhancements

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#2904045 - 01/22/18 02:53 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Originally Posted By: Geoff Grace
Spectrasonics has released new Mac and Windows standalone applications of Keyscape, Omnisphere 2, Trilian and Stylus RMX. More here:

New Standalone Applications




Hawt Dayum! Finally!
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#2904046 - 01/22/18 02:56 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Mark Schmieder]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Schmieder

I own the ASP880 and it's amazing. This new desktop unit looks very similar to the new one from Universal Audio and is priced similarly, so it might be a tough sell for that market given that the UA device comes with plug-ins.


I own the iD14, and sonically it's noticeably better than my Mbox Pro (3rd-gen). However, it falls apart at low latencies and/or high loads, which makes it unusable for people depending on lots of VI's/plugins. I use it for occasional location recording and for that it's fine.

Audient has already confirmed that the iD44 will use the same class-compliant CoreAudio driver, so I'm not expecting much improvement there. They did mention a new and more efficient Windows driver is coming.
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#2904077 - 01/22/18 06:51 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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#2904078 - 01/22/18 06:51 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: zephonic]
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The Korg D1 is just a tad disappointing. If they had brought game on the piano voices, it might have been a contender.

As it is, just comes across as a "meh" choice in the sub $1000 category.

Sometimes I think I should be doing product marketing for these guys, and then I realize it probably doesn't pay so much smile
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#2904084 - 01/22/18 07:19 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: cphollis]
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The D1 appears to be a stage-friendly version of the LP-380.

Originally Posted By: Adan
stand probably weighs 5 lbs, so keyboard might be 30 lbs.

That could be appealing for a low-cost RH3, but in looking at the specs ("35.27 lbs including stand"), I think they're talking about the included music stand, which probably doesn't weigh that much.

http://www.korg.com/us/products/digitalpianos/d1/specifications.php
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#2904107 - 01/23/18 12:59 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: AnotherScott]
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Kawai Japan announced a couple of new digital pianos last week:

http://www.kawai-global.com/news/kawai-announces-kdp110-digital-piano/
http://www.kawai-global.com/news/kawai-announces-ca58-digital-piano/

More info on the product pages:

http://www.kawai-global.com/product/ca58/
http://www.kawai-global.com/product/kdp110/

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ps. I believe MI employees posting information about new instruments within *existing* threads is within the forum guidelines, yes?
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#2904156 - 01/23/18 07:36 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Kawai James]
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Yet another desktop monophonic analog.
This one from Doepfer.
DARK ENERGY III

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#2904158 - 01/23/18 07:46 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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Alesis Vortex Keytar



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#2904159 - 01/23/18 07:48 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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#2904183 - 01/23/18 09:04 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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#2904240 - 01/23/18 11:50 AM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: Geoff Grace]
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Originally Posted By: Geoff Grace
Omnisphere v2.4 features:
• New Modulation sources: “3-Step” and “4-Step” and Unipolar sources

The admin at the Spectrasonics Omnisphere Power Users FB group just posted that the new modulation sources are blowing his mind with possibilities.

Has anyone looked at this yet?
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#2904249 - 01/23/18 12:09 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: MurMan]
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Originally Posted By: MurMan
The admin at the Spectrasonics Omnisphere Power Users FB group just posted that the new modulation sources are blowing his mind with possibilities.

He went on to post that his mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

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#2904251 - 01/23/18 12:13 PM Re: Winter NAMM 2018 Reports [Re: ElmerJFudd]
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Originally Posted By: ElmerJFudd
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Speeds up to 2600MB/s
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In 5 years those'll be 200 bucks.
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