The Nord Stage 4 Is With Us

US Next generation of Nord's flagship series makes its debut      17/02/23

Nord has introduced the Nord Stage 4 - which they describe as a new generation of their iconic flagship series. A spokesperson told us, "With an intuitive new panel design, a premium triple sensor keybed, complete effect sections for each layer and massive enhancements to our award-winning technologies, the Nord Stage 4 sets a new standard."

Here's more details direct from the company...

The Nord Stage 4 features a brand new panel design with dedicated LED faders for each Layer, providing exceptional overview and flexibility when creating sounds and performing live. The new Preset Library is packed with inspiring ready-to-use Piano, Synth and Organ sounds for quick and smooth patch creation.

The Layer Scene lets you seamlessly switch between two different sound setups at the touch of a button. Adding a powerful new Effect section coupled with versatile pedal options and a premium Triple Sensor keybed, the Nord Stage 4 offers a new level of musical expression.

THE PIANO

The Nord Stage 4 comes with a new enhanced collection of Grands, Uprights and Electric Pianos from our exclusive Nord Piano Library combined with new features such as Dynamic compression and Unison.

•    Enhanced collection of Uprights, Grands, EPs and more
•    Dynamic Compression
•    Unison feature
•    Creative Timbre presets

THE SYNTH

The Synth section with its three independent Layers is based on the powerful Nord Wave 2 Synth Engine, including Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Digital Waves. An extensive new collection of samples from the Nord Sample Library offers a broad sonic palette of Strings, Bass, Choirs, Guitars and much more. The advanced Arpeggiator features new Polyphonic, Gate and Pattern modes and can be used for a huge variety of rhythmic applications with customisable patterns.

•    Nord Wave 2 Synth Engine
•    3 independent Synth Layers
•    Doubled sample memory
•    Enhanced samples with Tru-Vibrato, Unison and Round Robin
•    Extensive real time controls
•    Advanced Arpeggiator with Polyphonic, Gate and Pattern modes
•    Extern mode for advanced MIDI control

THE ORGAN

The Organ section features our award-winning simulations of 83 Tonewheel, 83 Bass, classic Vax and Farfisa as well as two Pipe Organ models. All Stage 4 models are equipped with our new Physical drawbars with LED indicators for optimal hands-on experience and overview.

•    Award-winning organ simulations of B3, Vox/Farfisa and Pipe Organ models
•    Physical drawbars with LED indicators
•    New B3 Bass mode
•    Drawbar Live mode
•    Model 122 Vintage Rotary Speaker with normal or close mic positions

THE EFFECTS

The Nord Stage 4 has a powerful new Effect section offering a complete setup of Effects for each Layer. The extensive range of Effects includes a new Pump effect for tempo synced or pedal controlled side chain modulation, a new Spin effect and brand new variations of Reverb, Delay, Amps and Modulation effects.

•    Dedicated Effect section per Layer
•    New Variations for Modulation, Amp, Delay and Reverb Effects
•    New Spring, Booth and Cathedral Reverb
•    New Pump effect
•    New Spin effect
•    New Flam and Space Delay

THE MODELS

The Nord Stage 4 comes in 3 models:

Nord Stage 4 88 with a fully weighted Triple Sensor keybed (A-CJ) with aftertouch and Physical Drawbars with LED indicators.

Nord Stage 4 73 with a fully weighted Triple Sensor keybed (E-E) with aftertouch and Physical Drawbars with LED indicators.

Nord Stage 4 Compact with a 73-note Semi Weighted Waterfall Triple Sensor keybed (E-E) with aftertouch and Physical Drawbars with LED indicators.

Pricing and Availability:
Nord Stage 4 88 - £4,499.00 RRP inc VAT - February 2023
Nord Stage 4 73 - £4,149.00 RRP inc VAT - February 2023
Nord Stage 4 Compact - £3,899.00 RRP inc VAT - February 2023

Nord is distributed in the UK/ROI by Sound Technology Ltd.

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