Posts with tag midi-device

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New MIDI API Will Make Your Android Phone or Tablet Better for Making Music

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.

Review: Akai Pro MIDImix

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.

Kenton Cleverly Connects MIDI Clock to DIN Sync convertor with This Box

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.

Strategies for Using a Hardware Mixer with MIDI Hardware and a DAW

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.

Review: SpektroAudio CV Toolkit 2

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.

Solve Studio & Stage Sync and Timing Troubles with E-RM Multiclock Multi-format Sync Box

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.

Review: Arturia BeatStep Pro

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?

Livid Announces MINIM Music Controller Kickstarter

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.

Exclusive Video Reveals Upcoming Livid Instruments Minim - Wireless, Portable, MIDI Controller

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.

Music Studio Essentials: How to Connect Your MIDI Hardware

Ever been confused about how to connect your MIDI hardware? Don’t sit scratching your head, Booker Edwards Jr. shows how to get the physical connections in place for a simple MIDI setup.

Review: iConnectAUDIO4+

What could iConnectivity do to improve upon their already excellent MIDI interfaces? How about an audio & MIDI interface for iOS/Mac/PC? Matt Vanacoro breaks down in joy reviewing iConnectAUDIO4+.

Watch Percussa AudioCubes Controlling & Patching Cables in u-he ACE

So we’ve got pad, key, knob, button & fader-based MIDI controllers. But, have you ever thought of using 3D cubes to control your soft synths? Percussa's AudioCubes can do more than you might expect.

How to Make Your Own MIDI Hardware Sampler With a Raspberry Pi

Imagine being able to build your own hardware sampler using a Raspberry Pi for about €90 only… it’s very possible and SamplerBox can show you how.

Watch Korg Volca Sample Demo at BMC 2015

Luke Edwards, Product Specialist at Korg UK, was on-hand to show us how easy it is to use the new Volca Sample for tweaking and performing sounds at the Brighton Music Conference 2015.

Zivix PUC Connects MIDI Hardware to iPad Wirelessly

Are you fed up with the tangles of wires, cables and adaptors between your MIDI keyboards, drum pads, pedal controllers & your iPad? PUC aims to banish those wires from sight.