Roland product specialists Peter Lafferty and Mark are coming back and will be bringing in the Vguitars - especially the GT-100 Mega Multi-FX Amp Effects Processor featured at NAMM and currently the only one in Canada!! Take advantage of their expertise in Roland products this Saturday.
Event took place on February 25, 2012 by Cosmo Music
Posted on December 2, 2011 by John Ebata
I have had the use of Yamaha’s new Motif XF6 workstation to prepare for a number of varied style performances. We should not forget keyboards like the Motif XF while not necessarily being the latest, hottest in the media, they are full of many “I did not realize it could do that function” surprises.
Patch remains there although not talked about in Yamaha ads. In the “Song Mode” usually thought of for sequencing MIDI tracks you can have up to 16 voices (patches) and switch between them and not lose any notes or effects being used from your last voice. Speaking [...] Read more
Posted on December 1, 2011 by John Ebata
The quest for a real Hammond B3 sound complete with Leslie 122 and as much dirt and grind in the sound as one wishes has been what many of us have been searching for over the years. After owning 3 real Hammond B3 organs and multiple Leslie 122’s, most models have only been close until the new Nord Stage 2 organ. You can keep it clean or have the Deep Purple dirt in your sound, split the longer 73 note keyboard and have accurate slow fast rotor changes. The great thing about the Nord is that it is designed to [...] Read more
Posted on November 28, 2011 by Fred Nicholson
We just received MOTU’s new and anticipated Mach 5 V 3 universal sampler virtual instrument software!! MOTU has improved the Mach 5 interface and now the included library is 45GB on 7 DVD’s to enjoy!
It has a great one window user interface for great simplicity but it also very deep deep synthesis, unlimited layers and fairly easy scripting to improve your dynamic performance of the larger sounding instruments. One of the main reasons I like it so much is it has universal support for many 3rd party sample formats that I have been using since the late 80’s (aging myself) [...] Read more
Posted on November 24, 2011 by Fred Nicholson
We now have the very cool FXpansion acoustic drum software BFD Eco now on sale for the rest of the year at $35! It used to sell for well over $100. This is the entry level acoustic drum software package from award winning and drum library leader FXpansion. This as far as I can see is FXpansion’s answer to the very popular Toontrack drum software called EZDrummer. EZ Drummer is also on sale as a digital download from Cosmo.
The promotions are:
EZ Drummer $79.99
Superior Drummer 2.0 $199.99
EZX Titles for $39.99 (each)
SDX Titles for $99.99 (each)
These titles are also on sale until [...] Read more
Event took place on November 30, 2011 by Cosmo Music
Let the synths be unleashed! Join Roland Product Specialists, Adrian Marsi and Peter Lafferty, for an evening of synth creativity and discovery. Whether you’re a keyboard player or a guitar player, learn how to perform and produce huge sounds using instruments like the ground breaking Jupiter-80 Performance Synthesizer and the inspiring GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer. In addition, learn how Roland sound technologies like SuperNATURAL and Harmonic Restructure Modeling can shape the sound of the future.
View YouTube videos here.
Event took place on November 2, 2011 by Cosmo Music
Peter is the on-staff pianist from the Yamaha European office. He has studied piano for most of his life and joined Yamaha in the 1980s. He's one of the many people responsible for the advances in the technology in the Yamaha line of digital pianos and keyboards. It's truly a pleasure to be able to host Peter as we don't get many opportunites to offer keyboard or piano workshops. He'll be showcasing some of the digital products that Yamaha manufacturers and answering questions on technology and technique.
Sponsored by Yamaha.
Event took place on November 10, 2011 by Cosmo Music
James Bernard is constantly travelling the globe to spread the Propellerhead message. He's also a well-known face on the Propellerhead website.
If you're a fellow Reason user be sure to come armed with questions and meet this long time Propellerhead Product Specialist.
Event took place on November 25, 2011 by Cosmo Music
Join Peter Lafferty, Boss Product Manager, and Boss Product Specialist Carl Langevin as they inform and entertain on Boss products from Roland.
Come and see the new Boss BC-2 Combo Drive pedal with it's "British Sound" emulation nailing the guitar tone of the British Invasion bands. Peter will be demonstrating the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer for Bass guitar, and Carl will be showing you why you need a GR55 for your guitar rig.
The new BR-80 Micro BR 8 track recorder with Boss JS-8 Eband built in is a perfect Christmas gift for the beginner or pro, come see how it will make [...] Read more
Posted on October 4, 2011 by Fred Nicholson
The UR28M is a 6x8 audio interface that comes bundled with their new Cubase Ai 6 Mac/ PC music software. It can record at 24 Bit/96K. This is a great way to start recording on your computer and allows you to record up to 6 inputs at the same time. 4 Analog sources like Mics, guitar and keyboards and a SPDIF inputs /outputs.
Cool news is it comes with latency free DSP Effects that power Yamaha’s RevX reverb and Sweet Spot Channel Strip. These 2 plugins are also native VST3 compatable so they are available inside your VST3 software like Cubase [...] Read more