Born and raised in El Paso, TX, now I call Chicago my adopted home. When not unearthing forgotten musical gems, I try to make some time to write my own music using acoustic guitars, MIDI controllers, and electric violin.
Denon DJ’s SC Live series brings you groundbreaking standalone DJ systems with built-in speakers, Wi-Fi connectivity, and the world’s first DJ integration with Amazon Music. Perform anywhere you want and gain wireless access to a world-class digital crate made to work with Denon DJ’s forward-thinking Engine DJ multi-touch operating system. SC Live is the next-gen […]
Melodic, harmonious, intuitive, and playful, Syntakt is a 12-track drum specialist that brings Elektron’s world-class 64-step sequencing into the realm of drum synthesis and soundscaping – no experience required. Watch as we explore this instrument in our exclusive demo video!
Pint-size but mighty, Korg’s Volca Series synths and groove machines are quite possibly the perfect portable music instruments for stage and studio. Watch as Justin covers the compelling features crowning Korg’s backpackable musical cohorts!
Polyend Play is a standalone, portable, USB-powered groovebox that takes an open-sandbox approach to beat-making. Play gives you the flexibility and freedom to create as you wish, using samples, external MIDI instruments, and built-in effects – all on a large display with 15 touch-capacitive knobs and 160 velocity-sensitive touchpads. In our exclusive video demo, we […]
Guitarists aren’t the only ones going gaga over EarthQuaker Devices’ Afterneath reverb effect! The EQD Afterneath Retrospective Eurorack module gives FX-curious keyboardists an eye-level version they can tweak, too. In our exclusive video, we put it inside a Cre8Audio NiftyBUNDLE Eurorack kit and pair it with Arturia’s MiniBrute 2, attempting to unlock its otherworldly sound.
Don’t simulate – recreate all the essential instruments necessary for the gigging keyboardist. Yamaha YC series stage keyboards feature a proprietary VCM engine that captures all the subtleties of acoustic and electronic pianos, organs, and more, right down to their circuitry. Find out what it all means as Yamaha’s Brother Paul Brown (current member of […]
Dreadbox’s Nymphes is an ambitious 6-voice polyphonic desktop synthesizer. With 6 different playing modes and a lush digital reverb, the Nymphes grants myriad sonic possibilities that promise to strike joy in anyone’s heart. In our exclusive video demo, we discover just what’s possible on a Dreadbox Nymphes.
Based on an advanced wavetable synthesis engine, ASM’s Hydrasynth offers all the tone-generating capabilities possible through digital technology. Watch our demo as we explore the myriad sonic possibilities available to you on the desktop version of this multifaceted digital dream machine from Ashun Sound Machines.
Guitboard or keytar? No matter what you call it, Korg’s RK100S2 frees any keyboardist from their stand, allowing them take center stage (or stage left or right) with an all-wood-body synth powerhouse made to move. From stand to strap, there’s so much more “more” you can do on a Korg RK100S2. Watch our live demo […]