“…as I experimented with it, I found myself crafting a wide range of high quality patches on it, and I was soon discovering sounds that I had never obtained from a Nord Lead before…”.
The Nord Lead A1 is the latest synth from Nord and utilises their most advanced analogue modelling combined with a whole new streamlined interface. It is reviewed in the latest issue of Sound On Sound magazine where it is described as a “super little synthesiser”.
“...the A1 lent itself to a serendipitous style of programming, and tweaking knobs here and there led to some unexpected and rather fine-sounding results”.
“...it’s a marriage between the simplified synth in the Stage series and the Nord Lead 4. If there’s a good side to this (and there is) it’s that its unusual structure encourages experimentation, leading to sounds that, while possible on previous Nords, were less likely to be discovered. What’s more, the underlying quality of the sound is undiminished. I might even venture that in some respects it’s better than ever; the more I played the A1, the more I realised that it’s a super little synthesiser...”.
The full review can be found in the June issue of Sound On Sound magazine on sale now.
The Nord Lead A1 is available now at £1249 RRP inc VAT. A rack version, the Nord Lead A1R, is also available now at £1049 RRP inc VAT. For more information please click here.
Nord Keyboards are distributed in the UK and ROI by Sound Technology Ltd. For more information please call 01462 480000 or visit www.soundtech.co.uk/nord