Nord Drum Virtual Analog Drum Synthesizer coming March


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Clavia provided a teaser announcement at this year’s NAMM show that its new Nord Drum Virtual Analog Drum Synth will be available this coming March.

Although we don’t have full specs, we’ve now seen a taster video demo, and today pictures emerged of the first review model of the Nord Drum to land in the UK (see the gallery below for all the shrink-wrapped goodness)

Clavia writes in a brief news item:

“The Nord Drum is a revolutionary 4-channel drum synthesizer. With an amazingly vast sonic palette and astounding level of playability the Nord Drum is guaranteed to change your perception of what’s possible with synthetic, sample-free percussion.

Create classic retro-futuristic percussion with analog waveforms or use the harmonically complex waveforms together with different colors of noise for results that both sound and respond stunningly organic. The Nord Drum is designed with the performing musician in mind and its extreme dynamic range and super-fast triggering add to the feeling of playing a real instrument.

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4 high-sensitivity inputs and MIDI lets you play the Nord Drum with a wide range of Electronic Drum Pads, Acoustic Drum Triggers and MIDI-pads/Sequencers for easy integration into any existing drum-kit or the starting point for something completely new…”

The Nord Drum web site is up and running, with more information about the kit expected soon.