Kenton are well known for their high-quality MIDI convertors, controllers and wireless MIDI systems. The Thru-12 is a MIDI hub suited for MIDI studio setups and modular and eurorack synth setups.
Here's what Medusa, the new 6-oscillator analog and digital synth, MPE controller and sequencer from Dreadbox and Polyend really sounds like.
IK's latest hardware unit is an iOS and desktop-compatible stompbox solution - but it's also much more than that, as Matt Vanacoro found out.
Take the hassle out of generating chords with this hardware MIDI unit that connects to your studio gear. Jade Wii explores the Isla Instruments KordBot.
The new Panorama T-4 and T-6 aim to make deep plugin and DAW control more accessible than ever. Here's what they tell us about these new MIDI controller keyboards via an official press release.
Understanding glissando and portamento will help your string orchestrations to stand out, whether you're recording live strings or using MIDI to program articulations. Here's how.
Arturia have unveiled the latest generation of their popular KeyLab MIDI controller line. MKII features CV ins and outs, plenty of knobs, faders, 16 RGB backlit pads, 2 chord modes and much more.
The next generation protocol for MIDI that'll make MIDI synths and controller easier to use and more intelligent, MIDI-CI is now available.
Image Line has jumped from version 12 to 20 with its latest release of FL Studio. They haven’t suddenly got bad at maths - this year is the DAW’s 20th birthday. And there’s some big news.
At Sonar+D 2018 Factmag visited the booth of Playtronica, who demonstrated two quirky music devices, one that turns anything into a MIDI controller and one that turns human touch into sound.
MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.
This touch controller can process not only CV but also audio, and both at the same time if you wish. Jade Wii was excited to test out a totally unique way of shaping sound.
ROLI has taken three of its popular hardware units along with a generous software bundle and created the Songwriter Kit. Matt Vanacoro was excited to find out how they all fit together.
The Miclop Ctrl X is an intruiging music controller. Designed to make your software synth plugins feel more like hardware synths with a whole lot of additional features and a free soft synth too!
The rise of mechanical robot orchestras is just beginning. Think of this as a fusion between MIDI controlled robot operators, real acoustic instruments, and a laptop running Ableton Live.