Kyma is a language for creating, transforming, combining, and interacting with sound. And now it offers full plug and play support for LinnStrumment and MPE compatible MIDI instruments too.
The big news from NI is the Komplete Kontrol family has a bigger brother S-Series 88 (that's 88 keys) and 1.5 software which allows 3rd party plugins from Arturia, u-he, and more to be controlled.
When a photo of Novation Circuit was leaked yesterday many thought this was a MIDI controller. It's SO much more. Circuit is a standalone synth & drum machine with 4x8 velocity sensitive pads...
So you've got up to 25 MIDI devices that you want to connect up using one MIDI output port... and you want less than a microsecond of latency? Kenton have a solution in the form of the THRU-25.
feelyoursound.com has released version 2.0.0 of XotoPad. XotoPad turns any Windows multi-touch device into a full-featured MIDI controller with chords, scales, faders, and more.
The Launchpad Pro is a worthy successor to the Novation Launchpad. And,with an open firmware/API environment, its more customisable with the help of hackers and devs, like Stagecraft Software.
The new MIDI API for Android 6.0 (known as Marshmallow) is promising to make life easier for music app developers and provide a better experience for Android device wielding musicians and producers.
Small, compact, solid and as far from expensive as you can get. The new Akai Pro MIDImix promises to be a worthy mixer for Ableton Live producers and G. W. Childs investigates how it fares.
So you need bi-directional conversion of MIDI Clock to DIN Sync in your music studio setup? Kenton have the answer and at a very attractive price point.
If you've got MIDI hardware and are enjoying the "analog" feel, mixing in your DAW might feel like rain on your parade, which is why incorporating a hardware mixer into your setup could set you free.
If you're looking for something to bring order to all of those control voltage based synths and drum machines, Spektro Audio may have just the thing for you in the form of the CV Toolkit 2.
E-RM want you to forget about sloppy slave machine delays, unreliable MIDI sync, and terrible timing troubles in your music gear setup. Their Multiclock wants to be the ultimate MIDI, DIN, Sync box.
The original BeatStep from Arturia has been a big hit for those wanting to sequence synths and software. So, how does the BeatStep Pro compare with its multiple CV outs and standalone capability?
On 25th July (a few days back) we premiered a video of the unannounced Livid Instruments Minim in action. Now just a few days later the Minim wireless MIDI controller kickstarter has gone live.
We've got a scoop on the cool, upcoming music controller / instrument from Livid Instruments. Check out the video below and some early details of the spec with possible pricing.