Tag Archives: WX11

Roland Aerophone AE-10 Wind Synthesizer

Roland just announced their new entrant into the wind controller (wind synthesizer) market.  This has on-board sounds, usb port, audio output port, and sax fingerings.  No point in re-typing what Roland has on their website: https://www.roland.com/global/products/aerophone_ae-10/ Here is a short … Continue reading

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Bob Norton Wind Synth Gig Rig Update

From the editor:  Our good friend Bob Norton has updated his wind synth “Gig Rig”.  Ever searching for a lighter rack while still providing full equipment redundancy, Bob has switched to powered speakers, and took the amps out of his … Continue reading

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VL70-Wizard: a new programming interface (part 2 of 2)

Here is a Q&A between Mr. Verpaele and WindWorks Design on his project, VL70-Wizard:  How did it start?My hobby is sound design. I have a specific interest for Acoustic Modelling and Modular Synthesis. Years ago I became owner of a … Continue reading

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VL70-Wizard: a new programming interface (part 1 of 2)

Rudy Verpaele has “developed a new advanced VL70m editor – librarian – effect editor” that he calls VL70-Wizard or VL-Wiz.  It has been in beta for a long time but now he’s almost reached the point for a official release. … Continue reading

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WX Wind Controller Key Lubrication – DON’T! But if you must….

          Occasionally we get inquiries about sticky keys on WX instruments, and often it comes in as a question asking if it’s ok to lubricate the keys.   The short answer is “no”.  Since it is a … Continue reading

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Musician’s Stories from the Trenches – Mardou Case

 Editor’s note:  This is another in our recurring series of musician’s stories.  Some are biographies, others are specific events in a musician’s life.  We hope you will enjoy reading these original stories, as told by the musicians themselves. Mardou Case’s … Continue reading

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Dummy Batteries for a WX5 – making it feel more like a sax

We had a client named JD Smith (TracesOfGold.com) who wanted his WX5 to have a little more heft and weight to allow for easier transition back and forth from his WX5 to his saxophones. Here’s what he came up with. … Continue reading

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Musician’s Stories from the Trenches – Art Whitfield

Editor’s note:  This is the first in our recurring stories of Musican’s stories.  Some are biographies, others are of specific events in a musician’s life.  We hope you will enjoy reading these original stories, as told by the musicians themselves. … Continue reading

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Yamaha VL70m Discontinued

We have confirmed that the Yamaha VL70m synth module has been discontinued, with no stated replacement.  Not only does this seemingly close the chapter on VL modeling (virtual math modeling of voices/instruments), but also drops out an important wind synth … Continue reading

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Voices for Wind Controller on a Keyboard

Here’s another question that came into our website.  Along with my reply.  Thoughts from others? Hello, First off good job on all that you guys do at windworks. But I have a couple questions. Ok I bought a WX11 with … Continue reading

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