Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by beatpoet » Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:32 pm

As tomorrow is April 1st I'm putting my money on the $30 automapped lemur with bells on.

What a day to have Musicmesse starting on, nobody will be able to believe any of the product launches.

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by tw1nstates » Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:37 pm

A multi- touch interface would actually make sense.

Or some kind of mixer / interface.

be interesting to see. . .
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by abletoff » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:01 pm

pepezabala wrote:I would like to believe that it is a kind of a lemur with automap. In the 300 $ price range. Instant working multitouchinterface for all DAWs, DJ-systems and plugins on the market.
no it is not
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by Anubis » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:03 pm

beatpoet wrote:As tomorrow is April 1st...

What a day to have Musicmesse starting on, nobody will be able to believe any of the product launches.
Exactly, so what they'll really do is deliver some plastic tiny little stuff like the Nano series except they'll be wireless and chained together via Automap 3.3.1
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by glitchrock-buddha » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:09 pm

It's not gonna be a frickin' lemur.

It'll be a combo of a synth and a control surface using automap, just like they said. A modern X-Station with LCD screens and probably some kind of plug-in integration ala Virus TI, doubling as a general automap controller.

If they even just replaced the knobs and encoders on the SL with those found on the nocturn, I'd already be interested. And to be honest, I'm starting to want a stand-alone synth more and more these days, so one that doubled as a software controller would be interesting indeed.
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by six_o_clock_crow » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:11 pm

abletoff wrote:
pepezabala wrote:I would like to believe that it is a kind of a lemur with automap. In the 300 $ price range. Instant working multitouchinterface for all DAWs, DJ-systems and plugins on the market.
no it is not
Fair enough...

...but can you confirm that it isn't what I am predicting? Or am I too close to the mark, because Novation are quite predictable? :D I forgot to say before, I reckon this synth/controller hybrid will also feature an audio interface. So, it'll be like a super-charged Xiosynth that contains all of Novation's old sounds, crossed with a Remote SL.

Seriously, I hope I am wrong. If it isn't a cheap touchscreen then I hope its this:
Anubis wrote:Exactly, so what they'll really do is deliver some plastic tiny little stuff like the Nano series except they'll be wireless and chained together via Automap 3.3.1
I like the Korg Nanokontrol, but would like to see another manufacturer's take on the concept.
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by cperezzz » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:13 pm

it's a USB POWERED sewing machine. i win.
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by sven303 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:33 pm

Urm is it Automap 4....i believe its been a while since 3 was released, way over a month ago

Either that or its the artist series keyboards the first one being the 'Tiesto' a dedicated tarnce controller, consisting of a 1 note keyboard, a 10 octave arpeggiator thats programmed to only play one chord progression, and a big hairy filter knob that has a nose bleed setting.

Soon to be followed up by the 'Deadmau' which is the same controller but with ears

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by tw1nstates » Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:43 pm

Another 'integrated synth' woo! I hope not, the Novation VSTi sounds absolutely shite. I sincerely hope they have dropped the synth side of their business and just focus on controlers.

Someone should really make a Lemur killer, they would be the ideal company to do it. .
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by o0o » Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:30 pm

it is a drumpad
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by beats me » Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:55 pm

hoffman2k wrote:Dear god no.. The dreaded 8-key keyboard with 25 knobs :cry:
8 keys is a bit overkill if you write Electro.

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by aqua_tek » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:01 pm

tw1nstates wrote:the Novation VSTi sounds absolutely shite.
I beg to differ.

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by v00d00ppl » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:12 pm

beats me wrote:
hoffman2k wrote:Dear god no.. The dreaded 8-key keyboard with 25 knobs :cry:
8 keys is a bit overkill if you write Electro.

true dat......all the instruments can be done via midi grid
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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by McQ714 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:21 pm

I'm guessing Novation is making an expanded Zero SL.. more along the lines of a MCU Pro. But i'm hoping it's some ridiculous piece of Moldover-designed touch-sensitive ipod-controllable bluetooth device. it should incorporate a few drum pads, faders, knobs, laptop-sized lemur-type screen, x-y pad, 8 keys, crossfader, a touchpad for mouse control, and a robot arm that reaches out and rips off your band-aid. and it should fold up into a package about the size of an eee pc.

or maybe they are going to make a piece of equipment kind of like the Use Audio Plugiator. a sort of Nocturn on steroids?

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Re: Novation launch biggest music product of 2009?

Post by djgroovy » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:24 pm

They seem to think it's a great product, let's see if they meet the expectations they have created tomorrow...

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