Nord News archive

Marimba & Vibraphone

New unique sounds in the Nord Piano Library!


 A brand new Miscellaneous category including exclusive Marimba and Vibraphone sounds is now available in the Nord Piano Library. 

The Marimba and Vibraphone require the latest OS update and are compatible with Nord Stage 3/2EX/2, Nord Electro 6/5, Nord Piano 4/3 and Nord Grand.  

Listen to sound demos and download here: Marimba and Vibraphone 

Rai Thistlethwayte Sessions

a brilliant live session series featuring the new Nord Grand!


We are thrilled to present the Rai Thistlethwayte Sessions including eight episodes of phenomenal performances ranging from funky soul to 80s pop vibes and jazz - all featuring the new Nord Grand!

First out is a funky piece called "Chase The Clouds" with Morgan Ågren on drums and Gustaf Hielm on bass. 

Read more about Rai Thistlethwayte

Nord Gospel Sessions

featuring Michael Bereal and Daniella Bernard


We are proud to introduce the first episode of our Nord Gospel Sessions - a brand new series of exclusive live performances from some of the finest gospel musicians in the world!

First out is the legendary keyboardist/producer Michael Bereal featuring the young gifted Daniella Bernard. The excellent opening episode is a shuffle called "Thank You Jesus" featuring Michael on lead vocals and Nord C2D accompanied by Daniella on Nord Electro 6.

This first session was recorded live at RMV Studios in Stockholm, May 7th 2019 and more episodes will be released in the coming months. 

White Grand

A new grand piano with a rich, shimmering sound!


We are pleased to release the White Grand - a unique new grand piano in the Nord Piano Library.

The White Grand is a semi-concert grand with a rich, expressive and shimmering sound and is available for free download.

Download and listen to sound demos here

Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank

Exclusive sounds for Stage 3 and Electro 6


We are happy to present the Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank for Nord Stage 3 and Nord Electro 6 - an exclusive patch collection from the gifted British keyboardist/producer Mike Patrick (Jake Bugg, JP Cooper, The Streets, James Arthur).

“This sound bank is mainly for the RnB lovers, the Pop lovers and even the House lovers, and I'm a big fan of strings so I've put some in there as well!”

Download the Mike Patrick Signature Sound Bank here:
Nord Stage 3 and Nord Electro 6

OS Update for Nord Stage 3

Improvements and bug fixes


The new Nord Stage 3 OS v2.20 includes improvements and bug fixes. See Update History for a complete list of changes. 

Download the new OS here: Nord Stage 3 OS v2.20 
We recommend all Stage 3 owners to update their instruments.

Acoustic & electric guitars!

10 new sounds in the Nord Sample Library 3.0 and 2.0


10 brand new acoustic and electric guitars are now available for free download in the Nord Sample Library 3.0 and 2.0. The new additions include both vintage electric, classical and steel string acoustic guitars.   

Listen to sound demos and download here: Nord Sample Library 3.0 and Nord Sample Library 2.0 

OS Update for Electro 6 & Piano 4

Including improvements and bug fixes


The new OS Updates for Nord Electro 6 and Nord Piano 4 include minor improvements and bug fixes. See Update History for a complete list of changes. 

Download and see Update History here: Nord Electro 6 OS Update v2.04 and Nord Piano 4 OS Update v2.02

We recommend all Electro 6 and Piano 4 owners to update their instruments.

Introducing the Nord Grand

experience the natural feel of an acoustic grand piano


The Nord Grand features a premium weighted keybed with advanced triple sensors that capture the movements of the hammers with exceptional precision, delivering the smooth and natural feel of an acoustic grand piano. 

Incorporating our award-winning performance features and hands-on user interface the lightweight Nord Grand not only provides an extraordinary playing experience, but is also an elegant new approach to our stage piano series.

Check out the Nord Grand product page for full details. 

The Nord Grand is scheduled for shipping in Spring 2019 with pricing to be announced. 

Melissa Jacobson Sessions

An exclusive classical series performed on the Nord Piano 4


We are thrilled to present the Melissa Jacobson Sessions - an exclusive classical series featuring the gifted Swedish concert pianist Melissa Jacobson-Velandia.

The Melissa Jacobson Sessions contain five episodes of unique classical performances ranging from Bach to Ravel. First out is this excellent recital of Maurice Ravel's Prelude from Le Tombeau de Couperin played on the Nord Piano 4.

All episodes were recorded live in the Old Town of Stockholm, November 2018.