05 Sep 2020 · You're going to finally realise your dream and buy your dream polysynth, now you're standing in a showroom surrounded by magical music machines: How do you choose your first polyphonic synthesizer?
Novation - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Novation? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
18 Jun 2020 · Novation has another go at the MIDI controller with this updated range of their Launchkey keyboards. Following the ideas in the Launchkey Mini MK3 you have a choice of 25, 37, 49 and 61 key versions.
24 Apr 2020 · The well-known and popular Launchpad MK2 from Novation is now available at Thomann with a discount of over EUR 40!
23 Apr 2020 · From the awesome internal synth fiddling app Components Novation has added wavetable editing and uploading for their Peak and Summit synthesizers in the latest firmware update.
01 Apr 2020 · The Novation V-Station and Bass Station plug-in bundle is currently on sale at 80% off. That's a perfect opportunity to add these emulations of two classic Novation synths to your collection.
14 Mar 2020 · So, you're self-isolating and run out of things to watch on Netflix? Here are the best synthesizers to spend 14 days with to help you stay sane as you wait out the Coronavirus.
21 Feb 2020 · Now is a great time to launch your tracks into a new dimension: Thomann is currently offering the Novation Launchpad Mini Mk2 for under 50 quid. Stock is limited, so you'll need to be quick!
15 Jan 2020 · MK3 brings aboard transport controls and other Live-specific shortcuts like Print To Clip and Capture MIDI, as well as eight Custom Modes and a Components Editor for deep customization.
11 Dec 2019 · We all like multiple voices; the pads, the stabs and the textures as tones and timbres cascade and interweave. Which polyphonic synthesizers that went on sale in 2019 are your favourites?
18 Nov 2019 · It's November already and manufacturers are busy slashing prices to entice you splash your cash on their plug-ins, synthesizers, microphones, guitar stings and more. Find the hottest deals here!
15 Oct 2019 · Celebrating the Launchpad's 10th anniversary, Novation has unveiled the Launchpad X and the updated Launchpad Mini. They have everything we loved about the previous versions, but what's new?
17 Sep 2019 · Novation has come up with a new and improved version of the LaunchKey Mini. They've added a creative arpeggiator and chord mode and brought it in-line with the style of their SL Mk3 super-controller.
15 May 2019 · Superbooth 2019 was packed with inspiringly fabulous noise making machinery and sound shaping systems of synthesis - our synth expert Robin has plucked out his 5 fave synths from the show.
09 May 2019 · Novation release Summit their new flagship polyphonic synthesizer which is like two Peaks stuffed into a keyboard but with almost every parameter out on the front panel. How will they top that?
07 May 2019 · Fantastic new synthesizer coming from Novation which mashes together the Peak and the SL MkIII controller keyboard into one marvellously polyphonic synthesizer. Novation has reached the Summit!
14 Apr 2019 · The Novation Bass Station II gets a new firmware update with an AFX Mode inspired by Richard James of Aphex Twin which puts different patches on every key.
05 Dec 2018 · How about a fist full of new wavetables, microtuning, double the LFOs, effects modulation, pitch bend mapping and useful initialisation options? Not bad for an update to the Novation Peak.
02 Nov 2018 · A new firmware update for the Bass Station II brings paraphonic modes, filter keyboard tracking, envelope retriggering, microtuning and breaks the oscillators to make them a bit more vintage.
10 Oct 2018 · Novation updates their SL range of controller keyboards with five little screens, dual CV/Gate outputs and a polyphonic 8-track sequencer. The SL Mk III is packed full of versatile controlling action.
16 Jun 2018 · Novation's commitment to developing products after release continues with the 1.2 update to Circuit Mono Station. You get a bunch of new features that feel like they should have always been there.
24 Dec 2017 · Was 2017 a classic year for synthesizers? Which synths captured the imagination, the sonic excitement and hands-on controllability that make for an awesome creative sound machine? Here are my thoughts on that.
16 Nov 2017 · Now you can remix other people's loop packs on any computer in the cool, browser-based Launchpad Arcade from Novation Music. You can even use it with the hardware Launchpad if you have it.
27 Sep 2017 · Novation grant more wishes with the Circuit 1.6 update including the long-awaited ability to pan, mute effects, put in some micro steps and dim the lights.
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