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Review: MIDIVolve

This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum. G.W Childs puts it to the test.

Review: Arturia KeyStep

A polyphonic sequencer and arpeggiator that's compatible with iOS and also has CV for incorporating modular synth gear? Rounik Sethi is suitably impressed by Arturia's KeyStep.

Exclusive Review: Roland SE-02 Analog Synth

A Minimoog-inspired portable monosynth developed by Roland & Studio Electronics for under $500 sounds too good to be true. But it's not! Here's our world exclusive video + review of the SE-02.

Review: Expressive E Touché MIDI Controller

If you haven't ever seen anything quite like the Expressive E Touché MIDI Controller before, you're not alone. Matt Vanacoro explores this highly adept and unique-looking MIDI controller device.

ROLI Launches Seaboard Block - A Modular Expressive Keyboard Controller Priced At Under $300

Anyone wanting to get into the expressive world of Seaboard controllers on a budget will be very happy to hear about this new Seaboard Block, priced at $299 (£279, €329).

Review: Sundog Song Studio Version 3.0

We can all use a little help when composing from time to time. Lynda Arnold finds out if the latest update to Sundog Studio hits all the right notes. Read on to find out what she thought...

Review: Dadamachines Automat - Robotic Music Machines Toolkit

Using physical robots to play musical and experimental sequences is an innovative new direction for MIDI technology. Timo Preece put it to the test.

Review: Modstep, The Most Powerful MIDI Sequencer for iOS?

Modstep is arguably one of the most powerful iOS MIDI sequencers around. We put it through its paces and were more than pleasantly surprised. 

Seven iOS MIDI Sequencers Worth Considering

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

5 Cool Things You May Not Know About MIDI

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...

Generate Advanced MIDI Parts Using The Dual Arpeggiator Player Device In Reason

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!

OpenDeck Makes It Easy To Make Your Own MIDI Controller For Any OS

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!

This 1987 First Person Shooter Video Game Used MIDI For Multiplayer Mode

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.

Now You Can Customise Your Mine MIDI Controller Online

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.

Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X

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.