Fairlight Instruments changes name

Fairlight Instruments changes name

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  • Posted on July 2, 2012 - 9:23 am
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This statement was released by Fairlight Instruments Pty this morning… “A facelift for Fairlight Instruments Fairlight Instruments Pty Ltd is changing its name in anticipation of the release of some exciting new products. The new name, Peter Vogel Instruments, reflects the company’s transition from building on the past to inventing the future. I am delighted […]

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UVI WaveFrame Sound Collection Review

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If I was to ask you to name a mega-sampler, or maybe even to define that type of instrument, most of you would offer up answers like “Fairlight” or “Synclavier“. Chances are, none of you would come up with the WaveFrame AudioFrame. And I wouldn’t blame you either. When it comes to the “Uber Samplers”, […]

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Richard Hilton meets the Fairlight CMI 30A

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  • Posted on March 17, 2012 - 1:00 am
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So there I was, like I am now, sat at my PC in my studio one Saturday night when I noticed some posts from my friend Rich Hilton. He’d been uploading some pictures of himself outside the Sydney Opera House and other such landmarks whilst on tour with Chic. Lovely, I thought and then, something […]

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Failed Muso on the SonicState.com podcast again!

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Not a personal appearance this time, but lots of love from Richard Hilton for me setting him up with Fairlight instruments to go play with a CMI 30A and then Dave Spiers and Nick Batt confirm the winner of the latest song writing challenge and say lots of really cool and nice stuff. Big thanks […]

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Vogel & Dolby. In the same room. Pass the tissues…

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  • Posted on February 29, 2012 - 12:17 pm
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I have no shame in declaring my deep love for Peter Vogel, co-inventor of the Fairlight CMI and present owner of Fairlight instruments and also of English musician extraordinaire, Thomas Dolby, who back in the day was one of the CMI’s biggest fans and most talented users. Currently, Peter is deep in the thick of […]

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Private showing of a production Fairlight CMI 30A

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  • Posted on January 19, 2012 - 12:55 pm
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Peter Vogel has just announced that Fairlight Instrument’s General Manager, Graeme Renaud, is in Anaheim, CA during NAMM week. Whilst they’re not exhibiting at the show itself, Graeme will be happy to demonstrate the CMI 30A outside of the show Here’s Peter’s post from the Fairlight Instruments Facebook presence… Our General Manager Graeme Renaud has […]

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The Fairlight CMI 30A’s are now entering construction phase…

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  • Posted on November 24, 2011 - 1:25 am
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A sneak preview of the progress being made by Peter Vogel and the team in Sydney with the production of the limited edition CMI 30A’s. In the video we see PCB’s being prepared and baked as well as cases and housings arriving at the powder coating factory, soon to emerge the other side in classic […]

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Martika officially endorses the Fairlight CMI 30A!

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  • Posted on November 21, 2011 - 11:02 am
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Martika and the Fairlight CMI 30A

Just announced, via her vLog, by Martika and Fairlight Instruments, the Aussie firm can now lay claim to it’s first official endorsement. Martika has taken delivery of a CMI 30A and will be using it on her forthcoming project “The Mirrorball”, released on the 12th February 2012. It can also be seen in this video…

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Duran Duran, Supermodels and a Fairlight…

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  • Posted on November 11, 2011 - 9:08 pm
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Not sure which is sexiest… (Image grab courtesy of Micky Dodds)

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Peter Vogel demonstrates sampling on the Fairlight iOS app

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  • Posted on August 16, 2011 - 2:14 pm
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This week, v1.1 of the iOS app was released and with it, it brought sampling. You can now sample all your own sounds in both Player & Pro versions of the app, but only the Pro version will allow you to save them. Don’t expect Akai/Emulator-esque sampling power here, but instead, revel in the sheer […]

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