Posts From Tag: Novation

Novation Circuit: a solution to scales and chords

Novation Circuit: a solution to scales and chords

For today’s outside the box (OTB) producers, getting scales and chords can be a problem. The inspirational grid-based Circuit is a great electronic musical instrument based on two Novation MiniNova synth engines, four drum parts and a six-track, 16-step sequencer. Circuit is extremely flexible in how the note pads in the playing grid can be …

The new version of Circuit firmware is here

The new version of Circuit firmware is here

Novation’s new version of Circuit firmware, Version 1.5, has been released for Circuit. The new version of Circuit firmware feels much more creative. Circuit 1.5 focusses on increased expression of sequences and closer representation of live-recorded parts. It also enables instant preview of patches, making sound selection quicker and easier while jamming. There are several …

Novation reveals Circuit Mono Station

Novation Circuit Mono Station

Paraphonic analogue synthesiser At the Superbooth exhibition Novation will reveal Circuit Mono Station, a next-generation sequenced monosynth, following the release of Circuit in October 2015. Circuit Mono Station builds on the 32 velocity-sensitive RGB pads found on Circuit, with a paraphonic analogue synthesiser that originates from the Bass Station II, plus three sequencer tracks that benefit …

Novation announces Peak polyphonic synthesiser

Novation Peak polyphonic synthesiser

Novation has chosen the Superbooth exhibition as the best place to launch Peak, a polyphonic synthesiser that is destined to be the brand’s leading synth. Peak’s design consultant was Chris Huggett, the man behind Bass Station, Supernova, OSCar and many more synths, and Peak has its origin in the Bass Station II analogue monosynth. Peak is an …

Novation releases Components Standalone

Novation Components Standalone

After months of development, Novation has unveiled a new update for Components users around the world – Components Standalone. The new update gives users Components on Mac or PC, to use offline and without their Facebook or Google login. If users have registered Novation hardware, they can access Components Standalone by signing in to their …

The Focusrite Group announces Addictive Keys bundles

The Focusrite Group announces Addictive Keys bundles

Global music and audio products company The Focusrite Group today announced that the XLN Audio Addictive Keys virtual instrument is now included for free with all Focusrite interfaces and selected Novation products. Addictive Keys is free with all Focusrite audio interfaces, all Novation controller keyboards and the Novation Launchpad Pro grid instrument, and is available …

The Evolution of Circuit

The Evolution of Circuit

Novation remembers its favourite Circuit milestones. Since its launch over a year ago, Novation’s commitment to updating Circuit has brought transformative new features to the product. From Sample Import and Sample Flip to the Components suite of browser-based utilities, Circuit’s capabilities have gone from strength to strength with every new Firmware release. Novation is celebrating …