DominiqueXavier Sound Bank

25 exclusive sounds for Nord Wave 2

2021-04-20

We're happy to release exclusive new signature sounds for Nord Wave 2 created by Dominique "DominiqueXavier" Taplin (Toto, Prince, Ghost Note). The LA-based keyboard ace has created 25 inspiring patches for the Nord Wave 2 that reminds him of the color teal and incorporate influences of Funk, Trap and RnB music. 

The DominiqueXavier Sound Bank is compatible with Nord Wave 2 and can be downloaded for free here.

Read more about Dominique "DominiqueXavier" Taplin here.

Introducing the Nord Piano 5

a powerful new generation of our acclaimed piano series

2021-03-31

The latest edition of our award-winning Piano series is equipped with dual piano engines, dual sample synths and twice the memory of the previous generation.

With the combination of a premium Triple Sensor keybed and our exclusive Virtual Hammer Action Technology, the portable Nord Piano 5 delivers an exceptional playing experience. 

The Nord Piano 5 will be available in 88 and 73 keys and is scheduled for shipping in Spring 2021. Read more

NORD LIVE: Jesús Molina

Outstanding live performance from the Colombian piano master

2021-03-31

We are super excited to release this brand new NORD LIVE series featuring the outstanding Jesús Molina!

The award-winning pianist handpicked some of his favorite musicians for this exclusive NORD LIVE session at Altar Audio in Bogota, Colombia. In a total of 10 episodes, Molina delivers phenomenal live performances in both duo, trio, quartet and quintet settings using the Stage 3, Grand, Electro 6 and Wave 2.

NORD LIVE: Swatkins

Brilliant new session with the LA-based keyboardist and talk box master

2021-03-17

We are thrilled to share this brand new live session featuring the amazing Swatkins (Allen Stone, Bernie Worrell, The Motet, Liv Warfield)!

The Los Angeles-based keyboardist and talk box master Steve "Swatkins" Watkins brought his band to Blue Dream Studios in LA to record some brilliant performances of energetic funk and soul. First out is a song called "Gotta Give it Away" featuring Moorea Masa (backing vocals), Kyle Barnett (Guitar), Nick Campbell (bass) and Sam Brawner (drums). 

NORD LIVE: The Philly Sessions

A brand new live session series

2021-02-19

We are excited to release the opening session of our new NORD LIVE: series led by the acclaimed keyboardist/producer Daniel Weatherspoon!  With a phenomenal house band directed by Daniel Weatherspoon, The Philly Sessions offer exclusive performances from Doobie & Kevin Powell, Natalie Tenenbaum, Joseph Pryor & Glenn Gibson Jr, HAEIN, Parris Bowens and Daniel Weatherspoon. Read more.

 The first episode features Daniel Weatherspoon and Parris Bowens performing "Phase 2". Don't miss out!