Posts with tag midi-controller

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The Demo We've Been Waiting For: Dreadbox & Polyend Medusa Synthesizer & Sequencer

Here's what Medusa, the new 6-oscillator analog and digital synth, MPE controller and sequencer from Dreadbox and Polyend really sounds like.

Review: Isla Instruments KordBot, MIDI controller that takes the chores out of chords

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.

Nektar Technology Launches Panorama T-series MIDI Controller Keyboards

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.

Arturia Releases Keylab MKII MIDI Controller Keyboard

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.

MIDI Manufacturers Association Releases MIDI-CI Specification

The next generation protocol for MIDI that'll make MIDI synths and controller easier to use and more intelligent, MIDI-CI is now available.

These Fun Playtronica MIDI Devices Turn Anything Into A Musical Instrument

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 Channel Voice Messages: What They Are & Why You Should Care

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.

Review: Landscape Stereo Field

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.

Review: ROLI Songmaker Kit

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.

Will This Touch Screen Trackpad Change The Way We Produce Music?

The mouse was followed by the trackpad and along came the touch screen. What if your next laptop had a touch screen in place for a trackpad like the Asus ZenBook Pro? How would that help musicians?

This Bizarre Eurorack Synth Controller Maps Rotation Speed To MIDI Dynamics

Sound Globe 2 is a unique custom built controller that can use the speed of a rotating globe to control musical dynamics. It's like no other synth controller you've seen before. Here it is in action.

Miclop Ctrl X Dedicated Software Synth Hardware Controller Now On Kickstarter

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!

This 50-Piece Orchestra Is Made Up Entirely Of Robots

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.

Miclop Ctrl X: Poly Synth, MIDI Controller & Step Sequencer With a Color Touch Screen

Ctrl X is a 3-in-one tactile and touch-screen device for producers. It's a dedicated controller for a virtual synthesizer, a MIDI controller for hard and soft synths and a powerful step sequencer.

Expressive E Releases New Touché Hardware Presets & Excellent Video Performance

Featuring an all Moog synth setup: DFAM, Subsequent 37, Model D iOS app, this new video celebrates the increidble expressivity for the Touché MIDI, CV and USB controller.