Music Gear News
NAMM 2013: Latest Alesis Releases from Winter NAMM Have Something for Everyone
Adding to their impressive line up of Electronic Drum Kits, Alesis present the DM7X , an advanced six-piece kit with six cymbals included. The newest drum module comes with 385 drum and percussion sounds arranged into 40 vintage and modern kits. Also included is the Stealth 2 compact drum trigger.
The StealthKick has been teamed up in a combo with the Alesis Pro X Kick Bass drum pedal in the Stealth 2 Pack. The compact size fits into any setup.
For those desiring a little more connectivity, the iPad-integrated DM Dock Pro Kit include the DM Drum module for iPad, released earlier this year. The DM Touch app allows you to instantly download new sounds and edit with drag-and-drop.
This year's NAMM spoils are not just for drummers, with the Elevate Series being expanded with Active Desktop Speakers. The Elevate 3 and Elevate 5 monitors are ideal for multimedia, gaming or mobile device use, taking up little space.
Wireless technology plays a big part in Alesis' 2013 product lineup, with the MultiMix 10-Channel mixer incorporating Bluetooth capabilities, ideal for mobile rigs. The Transactive Wireless Speaker System is perfect for portable PA too, with simple single-button Bluetooth pairing. For guitarists, the Guitar Link portable system has single-button pairing, too and an extremely small footprint.
Other highlights include the Q88 Piano-Style MIDI controller with Ableton Live Lite included and Control Hub and iO Hub MIDI Interfaces, with iOS and USB connectivity, connecting to virtually any MIDI gear.
Take a look at out Winter NAMM page to see more products from this year's show.
Posted on 24 Jan 2013 10:14 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Building upon the success of the acclaimed Hall of Fame Reverb Pedal, the second instalment from TC Electronic sees a much more refined and modern rendition.
TC Helicon launch VoiceLive 3 Extreme vocal and guitar FX unit at Musikmesse 2015.
TC Electronic expand the Ditto Looper lineup with the Ditto Stereo Looper.
TC-Helicon have launched the Switch-6, a footswitch with, yep, 6 switches.
A special edition version of the popular TC Electronic Ditto Looper pedal has been announced.
The Play Acoustic is the first ever combined vocal and electro-acoustic guitar processer.
Recent Music News
Novation's Circuit Groovebox is now more expressive than ever, with new firmware granting players exciting new updates to enhance their playing experience
Complete with integrated Wi-fi capabilities the Ui24R Recording and Mixing System can operate almost anywhere with unprecedented control and access.
Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.
A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
Renowned for their legacy of revolutionary amplifiers and guitar pedals, Gurus have fast established themselves as a leading voice in the guitar industry