Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by MitchK1989 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:00 am

I just want a 2x with a second filter, maybe another envelope, and a more complex osc section.

a little bit of basic fx (reverb + delay maybe?) would make it perfect.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by kvnvk » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:02 am

it likely had to do with the encoders but I seem to recall reading a few years ago that the NL3 was dropped because of RoHS compliance issues. :dontknow:

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Ashe37 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:06 am

Doubt it since it was discontinued *three years after* it would have had to be RoHS compliant in order to be sold.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Bitexion » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:36 pm

We'll see what happens. Maybe it's a bigass crossover between a Nord Wave and the electros and a Nordlead section inbetween.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Alex E » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:52 am

http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/mus ... via-573512

Finally syncs properly to an external clock. Neat.

But you still have to sacrifice LFO1 for the arp. Seriously you guys?
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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Ashe37 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:12 am

and only 2 oscs, and 20 voices...

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by vinyl_junkie » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:16 am

I'm not sure what drugs they are taking but I'm not into them lol

This is more like Nord Lead 2.2... Also the price?? I know it's clavia and everything but considering the humongous competition now days really...

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by tekkentool » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:23 am

wtf is this.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Bitexion » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:13 am

Another synth that will be totally lost in the sea of 2-oscillator synths. Maybe bought by users of Nord Electros etc.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by silikon » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:42 pm

If Clavia were going to bring another iteration of a Synth to market, they should have done the Modular. The beauty of any Lead product they've brought to market is lost on me. I was never really impressed with the sound of the system at its most basic levels; and I tried. NL, NL2, NL2x, NL3, Wave...

A new Nord Modular would have been 10000x more interesting... :(
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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Kenneth » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:56 pm

I feel like the NL synths are marketed more toward the loaded Hollywood hip hop producers who buy whatever is new and expensive.
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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by tekkentool » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:03 pm

Kenneth wrote:I feel like the NL synths are marketed more toward the loaded Hollywood hip hop producers who buy whatever is new and expensive.
Aww man those guys moved onto VST's and ugly controllers a long time ago.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Bitexion » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:05 pm



Well, here you can see and hear the NL4 in a demo from Messe'13
And listen to some bad Swenglish. "We are..working away here". Sure.

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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Kenneth » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:26 pm

tekkentool wrote:
Kenneth wrote:I feel like the NL synths are marketed more toward the loaded Hollywood hip hop producers who buy whatever is new and expensive.
Aww man those guys moved onto VST's and ugly controllers a long time ago.

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Well shoot, who the heck is buying these things then??
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Re: Nord Lead 4 Coming to Musikmesse

Post by Synthacon » Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:03 am

The fact you still need to loose an LFO to have the Arp is bloody stupid. It's a shame they really can't up their game. Also at £1500 it is far too expensive.
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