Musikmesse is Europe’s premier annual music trade show, and tech companies were there in force last week to debut their latest kit. Today we separate the great from the good to show what your favourite bands will be using in the future – are we looking at Bjork’s next musical plaything in the AlphaSphere, above?
First, a nod to this year’s big industry announcement: Propellerhead is opening its popular Reason software to developers, which is kinda like when Apple opened the App Store to homebrew developers. It’s great news for beatmakers, but this is The Giz and we like hardware best. So what gear was turning heads at Musikmesse this year?