Canadian Music Trade - October/November 2021 - Page 69
ASM Hydrasynth Deluxe Keyboard Synth Ashun Sound Machines ( ASM ) has introduced the Hydrasynth Deluxe keyboard synth .
A 73-note , 16-voice version of the previouslyreleased Hydrasynth keyboard , complete with proprietary ASM Polytouch technology to provide responsive velocity and expressive polyphonic aftertouch over each note , the Hydrasynth Deluxe additionally features dual stereo outputs . On top of that , there are also split and layering functions for its 16 voices powered by two separate Hydrasynth voice engines — analog modeling ( OSC 1-3 ) and WaveScan synthesis ( OSC 1 + 2 ) — allowing for full bi-timbral control . An accessory shelf that mounts on the back of the right side of Hydrasynth Deluxe extends the top panel-available area so diverse devices such as sound modules , mixers , laptops , and drum machines can comfortably be accommodated atop . A user-assignable four-octave ribbon controller and ergonomically-designed pitch and modulation wheels add to its performance capabilities , complemented by a Sustain and Expression pedal inputs , MIDI , and a comprehensive CV / Gate section ( for playing nicely with the Eurorack modular world , vintage synthesizers , and more ).
Gibson 1958 Korina Flying V Reissue The Gibson Custom Shop has released the 1958 Korina Flying V Reissue .
The original Flying V was ahead of its time when it was introduced in 1958 , and only 81 were shipped that year , but it has become very popular in the years since . The classic vintage Flying V features have been recreated in this Historic Reissue model . It features an ABR-1 bridge with a stringthrough korina body , Custombucker pickups , korina neck , Indian rosewood fretboard , two volume and one tone control with CTS pots , and a phone book capacitor , gold hardware , Kluson tuners , and a four-ply pickguard . Each 1958 Korina Flying V Reissue is available with either a black or white pickguard and comes with a historically accurate case that features a classic brown exterior and plush pink interior .