World’s largest music organisation, Namm, revealed new innovations with version 2016. Here are some of the newbies that fascinated us from this years sound carnaval.
Zoom ARQ Aero Rhythmtrack
Zoom stepped out of their comfort zone and introduced amazingly weird ARQ, a circular step sequencer, looper, sequencer, and wireless Bluetooth controller. These videos give a first feeling for this product,
Arturia MatrixBrute Analog Synth
MatrixBrute is an outstanding analog synthesizer. Offering three Brute oscillators, a Steiner-Parker filter and a ladder filter, five analog effects, and the incredible modulation matrix. It is a massive sonic beast.
Korg Minilogue Analog Synth
Korg has just announced the launch of their new minilogue, which they describe as the “next-generation polyphonic analog synthesizer”.
Jambé Electronic Percussion Instrument
The Jambé combines high-resolution sensing and an embedded computer with high-definition sound kits.
Roli Seaboard 49 Keys
Pliable, pressure-sensitive keywaves take the place of keys on a traditional keyboard. The sensor-embedded keywave surface lets you shape sound through touch. Three faders let you fine-tune the responsiveness of the surface to touch. Here is a ROLI performance from Namm 2016,
Roland System 500 Analog Modular Synth
Based on the legendary SYSTEM-700 and SYSTEM-100M, the SYSTEM-500 introduces a range of fully analog Eurorack modules inspired by two of the most revered electronic instruments of all time. They include classic Roland oscillators, filters, envelopes and effects that can easily integrate into any existing Eurorack setup or form the centerpiece of a new modular system.