Winter NAMM 2010

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Ashe37 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:19 pm

I dunno, a keyboard whose upper half is half full of a touch display, where the 'controls' reconfigured themselves to each function, would be kinda cool. Crazy expensive, but cool. 'specially if it was user-configurable.

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Dogboy73 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:31 pm

tallowwaters wrote:Now if only EHX would put there I/O on the back of their pedals...
If it came in a rack version they would be on the back ;) For me this is a fantastic analogue delay and its uses would go far beyond processing guitar. This would be fantastic with a synth input. I'm sure there's a market for a nice rack analogue delay unit. Second hand analogue rack FX units fetch a hefty amount on e-bay. I was after a Korg GR-1 Spring Reverb for a while. But they don't come up on e-bay very often & when they do they go for silly money. Digital rack devices are two a penny & sell for f**k all!
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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by pflosi » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:39 pm

+1

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Mr Knesh » Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:30 am

Ashe37 wrote:I dunno, a keyboard whose upper half is half full of a touch display, where the 'controls' reconfigured themselves to each function, would be kinda cool. Crazy expensive, but cool. 'specially if it was user-configurable.
If only we all could afford a Jazzmutant Lemur :la:

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Ashe37 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:44 am

Mr Knesh wrote:
Ashe37 wrote:I dunno, a keyboard whose upper half is half full of a touch display, where the 'controls' reconfigured themselves to each function, would be kinda cool. Crazy expensive, but cool. 'specially if it was user-configurable.
If only we all could afford a Jazzmutant Lemur :la:
If only their interface looked better... :P

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Mr Knesh » Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:58 am

Seeing as the actual touch interface that is used on the Lemur is all user built I don't really understand your complaint.


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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by masstronaut » Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:46 pm

The new Tip Top Audio modules look really cool. As does the M-BRANE 11. Vids on sonicstate.

That Mungo thing, what do you think he means when he says it's fully digital but there's no DSP? It's built out of old TTL chips? Freaky, looks good but I can't see it having much benefit over say a Nord G2.

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by otto » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:43 pm

My thoughts exactly. Obviously the mungo has the whole tactile "feel of using a hardware synth" thing going on but the nord modulars can do a lot of things this cant. @$10k I just don't get it.

EDIT: $12K
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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by space6oy » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:41 pm

sorry if someone's already shared this, but it's a pretty great collection of pics from NAMM. definitely some interesting stuff i hadn't heard about, like the NIIO iotine core...

http://synchro1.smugmug.com/Electronics/NAMM-2010/

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Z » Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:56 am

According to a Sonic State video, the Metasonix D-1000 is going to retail for $1500 (shipping in April), so I won't be getting one any time soon.

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by Gianni » Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:13 am

This was interesting: http://www.infiniteresponse.com/


EDIT:

Oh, shiny:

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by ColorForm2113 » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:11 am

Gianni wrote:This was interesting: http://www.infiniteresponse.com/


EDIT:

Oh, shiny:

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thats pretty neat! im sure it plays great, but $2995!!! for midi controller?? yikes...im sure its a really great keyboard tho and the folding feature is great for gigging musicians, specially if they fly.
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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by masstronaut » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:12 am

otto wrote:My thoughts exactly. Obviously the mungo has the whole tactile "feel of using a hardware synth" thing going on but the nord modulars can do a lot of things this cant. @$10k I just don't get it.

EDIT: $12K
From what he says I've been wondering if each module, maybe each voice in a module, is an independent unit. Full parallel processing basically. That would make it different to nearly every other digital synth out there, and account for the cost.

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by krushing » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:40 pm

ColorForm2113 wrote:
Gianni wrote:This was interesting: http://www.infiniteresponse.com/


EDIT:

Oh, shiny:

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thats pretty neat! im sure it plays great, but $2995!!! for midi controller?? yikes...im sure its a really great keyboard tho and the folding feature is great for gigging musicians, specially if they fly.
Didn't this come out a few years back?

//edit: quick googling says yes - Dec 2008.

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Re: Winter NAMM 2010

Post by kuroichi » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:46 pm

Z wrote:According to a Sonic State video, the Metasonix D-1000 is going to retail for $1500 (shipping in April), so I won't be getting one any time soon.
I would have hoped the price was closer to the KV-100, but I can still see myself getting one, Im especially interested in the inputs/outputs especially after finding out about the ability to use the inputs as filters...

I think the drum sounds will be quite primitive, but Im interested in what Ive heard up to now, and I like the sequencer style especially with the roll buttons.

It's quite a raw setup but I really like the fact that he hasn't skimped on features, for example using the internal sequencer at the same time as external pulses, the overdrivable output etc. It's very simplistic but its all very hands on at the same time, which is what I think is interesting me so much...

That and the industrial heavy duty design style...
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