Using physical robots to play musical and experimental sequences is an innovative new direction for MIDI technology. Timo Preece put it to the test.
Modstep is arguably one of the most powerful iOS MIDI sequencers around. We put it through its paces and were more than pleasantly surprised.
With iOS now firmly established as a serious music-making platform, the apps you can get to program and produce have gone from strength to strength. Here are some of the best MIDI sequencers for iPad
MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...
Reason’s Player devices take simple MIDI input and turn it into chords, scales and arpeggios. Here’s how to get great results from the arpeggiator with minimal effort!
This DIY MIDI controller platform does all the hard work for you. You just choose your own encoders, buttons, pads, LEDs, etc and the design and case, and you can ignore the heavy lifting and coding!
How are an Atari ST, MIDI, and one of the earliest First Person Shooter Video games connected? A multiplayer first person shooter, death match style video game experience.
One of the most exciting MIDI controllers announced in the past few years is the Specialwaves Mine. You can choose the layout and controls for the controller. Now this online tool makes it easier.
When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.
KMI has a announced a cutting-edge, MPE-compatible keyboard controller Kickstarter campaign. Similar but different to the ROLI Seaboard. This MIDI controller features XYZ expression on every key!
Arturia have quietly announced their latest new MIDI keyboard controller, a comprehensive update to the Minilab controller designed for mobile and studio musicians where size and price are everything.
The Squarp Instruments Pyramid is a unique hardware MIDI sequencer capable of multitimbral MIDI sequencing. MIDI effects, Euclidian sequencing, and polyrhythmic programming and performing. Wow...
If you think you know arpeggiators and how they work, this new and innovative Max for Live device, UArp, might still offere a few surprises yet.
M-Audio brings control of your VST collection to its latest multi-talented USB MIDI controller keyboard, CTRL 49…
After Elektron announced the Analog Heat distortion unit, it made sense for them to release a distortion stomp box unit. We didn't expect it to be as fully featured as the Analog Drive though!