Posts with tag midi-controller

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Arturia Releases Statement: Keystep vs Behringer Swing

When Behringer announced the imminent release of Swing, a MIDI controller and sequencer that bears more than a passing resemblance to the Arturia Keystep, heated discussions ensued.

Behringer Announces Swing, 32-Key USB MIDI Controller & 64-Step Polyphonic Sequencer

Today Behrigner announces SWING, a USB MIDI keyboard controller with a 64-step sequencer and a whole lot of features for $99... and it's shipping next week.

ROLI Releases LUMI Keys Studio Edition, Polyphonic Aftertouch & Per-Key Pitchbend

Brilliant for both producers and performers, the latest edition of LUMI Keys enters a vastly expanded ecosystem of MPE-optimized tools.

The 5 Most Portable Music-Making Accessories You Can Buy Right Now

As mobile devices like laptops, phones and iPads get ever more powerful, here are five great additions to your music-making setup.

Review: AKAI MPK Mini Mk3

AKAI’s latest MIDI controller has a new keybed, a generous software bundle and a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones gives you all the details…

Novation Launchpad Pro MK3 1.2 Update: Unquantized Recording, Sequencer Improvements

Novation are really excited to introduce v1.2 for Launchpad Pro [MK3], which brings new features that expand the creative and performance capabilities of the much-loved grid controller.

M-Audio Releases Keystation 88 MK3 Keyboard MIDI Controller

Keystation 88 MK3 features 88 natural-feeling, full-size velocity-sensitive keys in a compact, rugged design, perfect for any musician creating music at home or on the go.

Arturia Releases KeyStep 37, MIDI Keyboard With Scale Mode, Chord Mode & More

Arturia are thrilled to unveil the latest addition to the Step range, alongside KeyStep and KeyStep Pro: introducing KeyStep 37, now available to order.

Review: iRig Keys 2 Mini Portable MIDI Controller

The latest addition to IK’s controller lineup is its most portable to date. And it has a few unexpected tricks up its sleeve, as Hollin Jones discovered…

TheoryBoard Thy333 MIDI Controller Allows Anyone To Play Music Nears $1,000,000 Funding

With a crowdfunding goal of just $10,000 USD the Thy333 MIDI controller that enables anyone to play music has reached a staggering $939,000 USD with 9 days still to go!

5 Essential iPad Accessories for Music Makers

You’ve got a shiny iPad and some music apps for it, but how can you really power up your productivity? Hollin Jones has 5 suggestions…

Expressive E Releases Lié 1.5 & Free Carbon Sound Expansion For Owners of Touché or MPE Collection

As of version 1.5, Lié (software companion for Touché controllers) now comes with new free sound expansion called “Carbon,”a revamped interface, a reworked firmware for Touché, and minor bug fixes.

BASTL Midilooper Is A Hardware MIDI Sequencer, And SO Much More

Midilooper is a device that listens to MIDI messages (control information about notes, dynamics and other parameters) and loops them in a similar way an audio looper would loop pieces of audio.

Akai Pro Announces MPK Mini MK3, Follow Up To World's Best Selling MIDI Keyboard Controller

MPC-inspired production essentials, a Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed and tight integration with any music production app makes MPK mini mk3 the ultimate go- anywhere beat making tool.

Arturia Intros Optional Wooden Legs for KeyLab 88 MkII

Sometimes it can feel like your MIDI controller is an integral part of the furniture. Now it literally can be thanks to the new stylish and ergonomic wooden legs for the Arturia KeyLab 88 MKII.