Put down that keyboard - there are some weird and wonderful MIDI controllers around that can make you see recording and triggering in a completely new light. Here are six of the best.
Pads or keys and how many of each? There are many factors to consider when choosing a MIDI controller with so many on the market. Here is some advice to help you make the right decision.
Matt Vanacoro puts the new Korg XVP-20 expression and volume pedal, the successor to the popular XVP-10 to the test. Is this MIDI pedal going to be the next big foot controller?
Let's face it. MIDI controllers are cool. Shoes are cool. Music is cool. So, why not bring them all together? Here's how you can make your own musical MIDI controller shoes!
What would you do if you needed a sample player for live performance? Buy one? The more adventurous among us would make their own touch screen sample player. Igor b did, and here's his in action.
After reaching initial goal for early birds pre-order, the upcoming BT4 Bluetooth MIDI controller pre-order from Positive Grid has been extended to 1000 more units!
The Reflex Universal Expression Controller from Source Audio is a fully programmable, all-in-one expression pedal. It can send 3 CV signals, MIDI CC and 6 LFO wave shapes. More in the video below.
The AirTurn BT-105 is a wireless pedal controllers. Designed to turn that sheet music page hands-free, the folks at AirTurn have come up with 10 more ways it'll change your musical life.
These days music Controllers come in all shapes and sizes. To celebrate the weird and wonderful ways of controlling music software, Keith Crusher picks 5 innovative and unusual MIDI controllers.
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, fully-programmable MIDI controller, expression pedal ready, built-in iOS link audio interface, unique heavy-duty metal case; for all iPad, iPhone & Mac musicians!
Sturdy, lightweight and portable, the Oxygen 49 MIDI Keyboard Controller by M-Audio is under the spotlight in this review. Hollin Jones puts this on his fast fingers and DAW brain in this test.
Despite the number of MIDI devices available, you may still wish to mod what's available, or create a MIDI controller all by yourself. G. W. Childs finds it to be easier than you might think!
Ok. So I'm waiting at the studio for the delivery truck (it's raining)... I know my new Apogee GiO has been shipped. Unfortunately I'm soon heading into NYC to meet with some friends and listen to...