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