If you're looking for a new way to play your hardware and software MIDI instruments, this intriguing Theremin-style device looks good. Hollin Jones checks out the Altura from Zeppelin Design Labs.
Going far beyond what a regular MIDI controller can offer, Artiphon's Instrument 1 opens up a whole new world of performance. G.W Childs is suitably impressed...
ROLI's ecosystem keeps growing with an upgraded Lightpad Block - the M. Hollin Jones found out what sets it apart from its predecessor, and from pretty much every other MIDI controller...
Velocity is a core part of how MIDI operates and gives you control over the feel and volume of notes. Joe Albano shows you exactly how it works in 2 minutes.
Arturia's latest USB MIDI controllers have plenty of hands-on controls, come bundled with Analog Lab and integrate with the company's synths. Hollin Jones got to work with Keylab Essential.
With DIY gear so readily available, building your own controllers can be fun, rewarding and really creative. Here, Liam Lacey shows you how to make your own 3D gesture-sensing USB MIDI controller.
This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum. G.W Childs puts it to the test.
Here's a great opportunity to see first hand the many things you can do with ROLI's powerful and unique music hardware. Enrol for free, watch and ask questions in realtime!
If you haven't ever seen anything quite like the Expressive E Touché MIDI Controller before, you're not alone. Matt Vanacoro explores this highly adept and unique-looking MIDI controller device.
Anyone wanting to get into the expressive world of Seaboard controllers on a budget will be very happy to hear about this new Seaboard Block, priced at $299 (£279, €329).
MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...
ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.
Smaller, Cheaper, but just as powerful and expressive, the new LinnStrument 128 expressive MIDI controller, sequencer and instrument proves that good things can come in smaller packages!
Reason can be the center piece, the hub of your digital and hardware music studio. In this tutorial Hollin Jones shows how to integrate ext. MIDI in Reason.
So you're fascinated with the idea of DIY MIDI controllers or devices that can interface with Ableton Live or any DAW... but don't know where or how to start? Makey Makey does the hard work for you.