Canadian Music Trade - April-May 2022 - Page 33

Roland Fantom-0 Synthesizer Keyboards Roland has introduced the Fantom-0 series of synthesizer keyboards for performers , producers , and music creators . The Fantom-06 , Fantom-07 , and Fantom-08 models combine the sonic power and fluid workflow of the top-of-the-line , previously-released Fantom series in light , streamlined instruments that are ideal for both studio and high-level stage performances .
Roland ’ s reimagined Fantom , launched in 2019 , is known for its advanced sound technologies and unique creative workflow . The Fantom-0 series carries on this approach , offering core Fantom features in portable instruments that weigh significantly less than most top-tier professional keyboards . Users can play and produce with thousands of Roland ’ s sounds and a colour touchscreen , hands-on controls , and deep computer integration derived from the flagship models .
The Fantom-0 series offers Roland ’ s ZEN-Core , SuperNATURAL , and Virtual ToneWheel Organ technologies , with further expansion available through Roland Cloud . Musicians can create with famous synthesizers and rhythm sounds , build organic compositions with pianos and other acoustic instruments , or shape new sounds with next-generation synthesis tools .
For more information , contact Roland Canada : 604-270-6626 , www . roland . com / ca .
Luna Uke Kauwela Summer Concert Luna Guitars has introduced the Uke Kauwela Summer Concert . In Hawaiian , “ kauwela ” means summer , which inspired the artwork and tones of this ukulele .
The flat top artwork of the Uke Kauwela Summer Concert features a sailboat overlooking surfers as they take on the waves of the Pacific Ocean , with volcanoes in the distance and a sunset in the sky . The maple body and spruce top are designed to provide full-bodied , well-balanced sound . The 15-in . concert size is a step up from the smallest soprano-style ukulele , offering 19 frets for players to reach more notes with rich tones . The comfortable C-shape of the neck and the 1 3 / 8-in . nut width further enhance playability , while a bone nut and pau ferro bridge help improve sustain . In addition to high-quality tone woods , the ukulele has a set neck construction to enhance tonal resonance between the body and the okoume neck , which offers the look of mahogany and the right amount of tonal brightness , according to the company . The pau ferro fretboard has a depth and warmth that ’ s similar to rosewood , with playability akin to ebony .
For more information , contact Intellimix : 514-457-9663 , salesinfo @ intellimix . com , www . intellimix . com .
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Mackie EM-91CU + USB Condenser Microphone Mackie has released the EM- 91CU + USB condenser microphone . Adding a built-in headphone output , onboard mute button , and high-resolution sample rate support to the original EM- 91CU design , it is designed to be an affordable high-quality option for recording podcasts , streaming online , or tracking vocal parts in a home studio , according to the company .
With its cardioid polar pattern , the mic rejects sound coming from behind the capsule to tamp down room ambience . The mic can be mounted in the supplied shockmount , and the plug-and-play EM-91CU + ships with a download for ProTools | First and Waveform DAW software . Also included is The Musician ’ s Collection plug-in package featuring 23 plug-ins , such as BBD Delay , Level Lite , 304E EQ , and 304C Compressor as well as the DAW Essentials Collection , which includes 16 contemporary effects plug-ins . The mic records audio at either 24-bit / 48 kHz or 16-bit / 96 kHz .
For more information , contact Audio Distributors International : 450-449-8177 , info @ adipro . ca , www . adipro . ca .
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