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Review: GeoShred Pro 5.1 + SWAM

GeoShred 5.1 for iPad was impressive before, but how does it appeal to musicians after the SWAM update now that six world-class instruments from Audio Modeling are available? Find out here.

5 Of The Best Controllers for Ableton Live

Getting hands on with Ableton Live beyond your mouse or trackpad involves some kind of external controller. Here's 5 top controllers curated by Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred.

Behringer Reveals Features For Upcoming BCR32 USB MIDI Controller & Sequencer

Taking its cues from its own popular BCR2000 MIDI controller and sequencer from 15 years ago, Behringer have unviled the feature list fo the upcoming BCR32. This could be a big hit.

Roland Fantom 8 Keyboard Workstation Review

Does the new Roland Fantom 8 drop a marker for other keyboard synth workstation makers to measure up to? Matt Vanacoro finds out and discovers there's some futuristic features inside.

Best Of 2020: MIDI Controllers

Despite the global pandemic, closure of factories and general mayhem, 2020 has seen some great, new MIDI controllers announced and/or released. Here's nine of our favorites (in no particular order).

Arturia KeyStep Pro: 10 Excellent Features

Providing incredible sequencing features for keyboard players the KeyStep Pro does a great job on many levels. In this video we outline 10 of our favorite KeyStep Pro features.

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…