Korg's Grandstage represents a new approach for the company, focusing on putting everything a live performer needs at their fingertips. Read on to find out what Matt Vanacoro thought of it...
This year saw updates and new releases covering everything from keyboards and Eurorack modules to chord assistants and MIDI guitars. Here's our roundup of the best MIDI controllers of 2018.
Native's new A Series of Komplete Kontrol keyboards have many of the features of the S series, but at a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones took the smallest sibling, the A25, for a spin.
Christmas is almost here. If your nearest or dearest is a musician, producer or DJ then one of these 8 weird and wonderful gift ideas (under $330) will likely appeal.
With comprehensive DAW integration as well as plenty of realtime controls and the ability to interface with your CV-controlled gear, could Novation's SL MkIII be all the controller you ever need?
The latest generation of Arturia's multi-talented MIDI controllers integrates with pretty much any MIDI software or hardware you can think of. Hollin Jones got plugged in.
MIDI keyboards are a studio staple, but there's so much more out there than boring black boxes. Here are 5 MIDI keyboard controllers with a range of talents. Which one catches your eye?
A keyboard mixer, USB interface and performance pedal in one single unit, Radial's Key Largo could be the answer to many keyboard players' prayers.
In a move to improve compatability of TRS connectors with a variety of MIDI devices, the MMA has published an adaptor specification to help manufacturers.
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.
The new Panorama T-4 and T-6 aim to make deep plugin and DAW control more accessible than ever. Here's what they tell us about these new MIDI controller keyboards via an official press release.
The next generation protocol for MIDI that'll make MIDI synths and controller easier to use and more intelligent, MIDI-CI is now available.
ROLI has taken three of its popular hardware units along with a generous software bundle and created the Songwriter Kit. Matt Vanacoro was excited to find out how they all fit together.
MPE brings new levels of expression to MIDI instruments and interfaces that ultimately enables notes to have their own, independent MIDI channel messages and expressive gestures. It's a big deal...
Understanding the basics of keyboard playing needn't be scary even if you've never had format training. In this quick video, Matt Vanacoro explains how to play major scales.