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MELVILLE, NY, September 1, 2011 â€” Korg offers a new color choice for its SP-250 portable digital piano. The new SP250BK version features an all-black body and speaker grill, accented by a stylish wood grain panel, plus a matching black stand.
Like the original SP-250, the Korg SP-250BK provides an expanded range of expression and performance with an outstanding stereo piano sound, which is matched to Korgâ€™s finest RH3 graded action keyboard. Three dynamic touch curves tailor the pianoâ€™s response to any playerâ€™s touch or style. This piano is ideal for any pianist looking for rich piano sounds and the convenience of a lightweight, portable instrument.
The robust sound of a concert grand piano has been carefully and lavishly sampled for this digital stage piano. Differences in playing dynamics and position in the stereo field have been faithfully captured, delivering naturally expressive piano more
MELVILLE, NY, September 1, 2011 â€” Korg USA announces a new rebate promotion for its M50 Music Workstation. From September 1 through December 31, 2011, anyone who purchases a new 61-, 73-, or 88-key M50 from an authorized Korg dealer in the USA is eligible for a rebate of $200 (88-key), $150 (73-key), or $100 (61-key). Promotion details and a downloadable rebate coupon can be found at www.korg.com.
Korgâ€™s M50 Music Workstation is a powerful performance instrument delivering new sounds, combis, splits and layers, effects and extensive real-time control. As a workstation, the M50 contains Drum Tracks, poly-arpeggiators and classic sequencing tools, as well as TouchView control, editing software and more. The 61- and 73-key versions sport a semi-weighted Natural Touch keyboard. This fast and responsive synthesizer keybed facilitates both expressive and dynamic performing. Tipping the scales at a mere 46 pounds, the more
â€” New unit combines Monotron and MS20-style analog synthesis with Electribe-style programmingâ€”
MELVILLE, NY, August 30, 2011 â€” Korg is now shipping their Monotribe Analogue Ribbon Station. It builds on the analog synthesis in Korgâ€™s popular Monotron, with intuitive ease of use and the addition of three-part discrete analog drums, plus the appeal of Korgâ€™s Electribe-style step sequencing. A built-in speaker and optional battery power add to its portability.
Adding further music-making possibilities, Korg is also offering their Korg SyncKontrol app on the iTunes store. SyncKontrol lets users sync a Monotribe to an iPhone/iPod/iPad, and offers tap tempo and swing functions, plus WIST Wireless sync technology to sync a Monotribe to an additional i-device running iElectribe, iMS-20, iElectribe Gorillaz Edition, or other WIST-enabled apps. Click here to download the free Korg SyncKontrol app from the iTunes store.
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MELVILLE, NY, August 30, 2011 â€” Blackstar Amplification announces that it is officially endorsing Rockin Ted, the first iPhone app rock star sensation from mobile app developer 32 Leap. Blackstar Amplification has a list of amazing guitarists endorsed by them, including Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne), Neal Schon (Journey), Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flatts) and more. All that was missing from the list was Blackstarâ€™s first â€œvirtualâ€? rock star â€¦ enter Rockin Ted.
Rockin Ted is an interactive mobile app that features a high-quality, 3D animated character performing multiple, rock inspired guitar solos. Users who download the app will now see Rockin Ted jamming through his new Blackstar Series One 200 Amp and complementing Series One 412 cabinet.
The Rockin Ted app features 10 high definition animations, six unique guitar solos and an original song that plays in the background while Rockin Ted rocks out. Rockin Ted also talks, more
MELVILLE, NY, August 29, 2011 â€” Korg USA has launched a collection of free Ringtones, all created with real Korg instruments. Musicians can choose from a variety of Korg-quality synth sounds: bass, lead, vocoder and more. Also offered are more acoustic sounds including piano, harp or even a complete orchestra. Korg ringtones are now available to download free of charge at http://korg.com/ringtones or on Korg USAâ€™s Facebook page.
MELVILLE, NY, August 29, 2011 â€” Musicians and music fans can now enjoy a guitar riff featuring the legendary VOX tone every time a call comes in on their cell phone: introducing the VOX Amplification free ringtones collection. An array of tones is available, all written and performed by VOX product specialist Freddy DeMarco. Tones range from the famous VOX AC30 chime to a more aggressive riff from a VOX Night Train amp. VOX ringtones are now available to download free of charge at http://www.voxamps.com/support/ringtones/.
â€” New display design aids practice and rhythm training â€”
Korg is now shipping the compact MA-1 Solo Metronome, available in two popular color options. In addition to a traditional audible beat indicator, the MA-1 also features an enhanced display for accurate beat keeping and rhythm training. The MA-1 can serve as a chromatic pitch source for tuning any instrument as well.
In addition to a swinging metronome style needle, the MA-1â€™s new display design represents the beats in a given measure as outlined triangle-shaped icons. As the beats progress, each icon changes from an outlined triangle to a solid triangle. A quick glance will let the user see what beat of the pattern is being played, or how far the pattern has progressed. This delivers a large advantage over units that only display the current more
â€” Genelecâ€™s acclaimed proprietary GLMâ„¢ and AutoCalâ„¢ technology let the control room be
used as a teaching environment, as students and instructors can move around the room and donâ€™t have to stay locked to the traditional sweet spot â€”
NATICK, MA, August 23, 2011 â€” Genelec Active DSP Monitors continuously demonstrate how they help make professional audio environments flexible and sound better, and that is exactly what a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors have done for the recently expanded Entertainment Industry Technology A.A.S. degree program at Central Arizona College in Coolidge, Arizona. The Signal Peak campus, one of ten locations in the Pinal County Community College District, has a new control room â€“ the facilityâ€™s third â€“ that will be used as a teaching environment for the schoolâ€™s recording engineering program, and monitoring environment that can accommodate as many as 15 students and allow instructors to more
â€” A-T extends relationship with three-year commitment to non-profit music education organization â€”
Audio-Technica, worldwide leader in high-performance microphones, wireless systems, headphones and other professional-caliber audio equipment, has recently once again renewed its sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile recording and multimedia studio. As part of its ongoing commitment, Audio-Technica will continue to serve as the official microphone provider of the Tour Bus, supplying a complete line of A-T microphone products for use on the Bus itself (including 40 Series, Artist EliteÂ®, Audio-Technica Wireless and other key A-T products and accessories). In addition, A-T will be contributing to the prize packages of the related John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus travels around the U.S. throughout the year. Outfitted with traditional musical instruments as well as high-tech professional audio and video gear, the Bus has provided free hands-on programs more
In 1995,Korg launched the Pandora line of battery-powered multi-effect processors. Since then, each generation of Pandora has added more features and a higher level of user convenience. The latest addition is the Pandora Mini (now shipping), created with both guitarists and bass players in mind.
Powered by Korgâ€™s REMS (Resonant structure and Electronic circuit Modeling System), the Pandora Mini delivers 158 sophisticated effects, divided into seven categories:
Pickup and Dynamic Models
Modulation and Filter Effects
Up to seven effects can be used simultaneously in a single Program. Packed with tone, there are 400 Programs available in the Pandora Mini: 200 Preset Programs and 200 User Program locations for storing new or customized sounds. Of the 200 Preset Programs, 115 are Song Presets; each one instantly captures the signature tone used by a more
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