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).
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.
Brilliant for both producers and performers, the latest edition of LUMI Keys enters a vastly expanded ecosystem of MPE-optimized tools.
As mobile devices like laptops, phones and iPads get ever more powerful, here are five great additions to your music-making setup.
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…
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 are thrilled to unveil the latest addition to the Step range, alongside KeyStep and KeyStep Pro: introducing KeyStep 37, now available to order.
Sometimes it can feel like your MIDI controller is an integral part of the furniture. Now it literally can be thanks to the new stylish and ergonomic wooden legs for the Arturia KeyLab 88 MKII.
The new 25-key member of IK Multimedia's MIDI controller series offers on-the-go convenience, MIDI I/O and unique audio/headphone output.
IK has updated its iRig Keys MIDI controller with a new look and feel and even an audio output. Hollin Jones takes it on the road.
Roland has unveiled a raft of new products and services at CES including instruments, controllers and apps. Here's the pick of the bunch.
MIDI controller keyboards come in all shapes, sizes and configurations. Joe Albano explains your options, whatever your keyboard needs may be.
Sporting an arpeggiator, 16 RGB pads, fixed chord mode, 25 keys and a new Capture MIDI feature and transport controls, the new Launchkey Mini MK3 from Novation punches above its size and price tag.
Versatile 25-key MicroLab offers high quality keys, travel-friendly features, powerful included software, and integrated cable-tidy.
The firmware update version 1.1, which is immediately available to all Arturia KeyStep users, adds additional functionality and features, and is free of charge.