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Musikmesse 2012: Friday round-up

Musikmesse 2012: Friday round-up

GregJohnson March 23, 2012 0

Day three of Musikmesse continued in the same form as its opening two days, with plenty of new releases to get excited about. Whilst Wednesday was all about new instruments, yesterday saw music software

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Musikmesse 2012: musicroom’s mid-show round-up

Musikmesse 2012: musicroom’s mid-show round-up

GregJohnson March 22, 2012 0

Musikmesse 2012 has got off to a flying start over in Frankfurt, with a number of high-profile product launches from some of the world’s biggest manufacturers. The first two days of the huge trade

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Musikmesse 2012: Introducing the Yamaha NU1 Hybrid Piano

Musikmesse 2012: Introducing the Yamaha NU1 Hybrid Piano

GregJohnson March 22, 2012 0

Yamaha have unveiled their latest innovation at Musikmesse 2012 in Frankfurt: the NU1 Hybrid Piano. On first impression, the NU1 looks like any other high quality upright, but this no ordinary piano – the

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Musikmesse 2012: Roland launch the Jupiter-50 and Jupitar-80 Version 2

Musikmesse 2012: Roland launch the Jupiter-50 and Jupitar-80 Version 2

GregJohnson March 21, 2012 0

Musikmesse 2011 saw the launch of Roland’s flagship Jupiter-80 synth and this year it appears that the musical electronics giant are back for more, with the release of a lighter, more portable model in

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Musikmesse 2012: Fender announce new American Standard Series featuring custom shop tweaks and improvements

Musikmesse 2012: Fender announce new American Standard Series featuring custom shop tweaks and improvements

GregJohnson March 21, 2012 0

Following the discontinuation of their 2011 American Standard Series, Fender have announced a new range of guitars and basses at Musikmesse 2012 in Frankfurt. This is far from just some yearly re-launch event however

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Musikmesse 2012: Blackstar ID Series is the company’s secret mega launch product

Musikmesse 2012: Blackstar ID Series is the company’s secret mega launch product

GregJohnson March 21, 2012 2

Blackstar’s big Frankfurt secret has been revealed – the ID Series of programmable amplifiers. The Musikmesse launch comes after seven years of technical research and development by the Northampton-based amp experts, who claim that

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Musikmesse 2012: Peter Pollard’s Odyssey unveil new orchestral instruments

Musikmesse 2012: Peter Pollard’s Odyssey unveil new orchestral instruments

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Amongst the other big name product launches expected at this year’s Musikmesse, Odyssey Premiere are unveiling a raft of new brass and woodwind models. The series, distributed by John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd,

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Musikmesse 2012: The Vestax V-MIDI iOS interface could be the hub digital artists have been waiting for

Musikmesse 2012: The Vestax V-MIDI iOS interface could be the hub digital artists have been waiting for

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Vestax have released details of their latest interface in anticipation for Frankfurt’s Musikmesse 2012 show. The interface can power your iOS devices such as iPads and iPhones, as well as linking up MIDI units,

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Musikmesse 2012: Behold the Nord ANordian – a synth accordion or Frankfurt 2012’s first great spoof?

Musikmesse 2012: Behold the Nord ANordian – a synth accordion or Frankfurt 2012’s first great spoof?

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 1

The Electro 4D isn’t the only new release from Nord doing the rounds on the internet. Supposedly leaked to the online hive mind in advance of Musikmesse, Nord have apparently created the ANordian –

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Musikmesse 2012: Nord unveil the Electro 4D

Musikmesse 2012: Nord unveil the Electro 4D

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Ten years on from the launch of the very first Nord Electro, Clavia have announced a new model for this year’s Musikmesse show in Frankfurt: the Electro 4D. Still all about portable quality, the

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