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Review: IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 MIDI Controller

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 Announces A-88 MKII MIDI Keyboard, GO:LIVECAST And More

Roland has unveiled a raft of new products and services at CES including instruments, controllers and apps. Here's the pick of the bunch.

What To Consider When Choosing Your Next MIDI Keyboard Controller

MIDI controller keyboards come in all shapes, sizes and configurations. Joe Albano explains your options, whatever your keyboard needs may be.

Novation Announces Launchkey Mini MK3 With Arpeggiator, Fixed Chord Mode, 16 RGB Pads

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.

Arturia Announces MICROLAB, Super Cute USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

Versatile 25-key MicroLab offers high quality keys, travel-friendly features, powerful included software, and integrated cable-tidy.

Arturia Updates KeyStep MIDI Controller To 1.1. Here's What's New

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.

Behringer's First Polyphonic Aftertouch Keyboard To Bring CS-80 & DX7 Synth Clones?

The news from Behringer about their poly-aftertouch keyboard is more significant than teasing a specific synth clone as it opens the door for a range of polyphonic models in the future.

Arturia Reveals Keylab 88 MkII Premium Controller Keyboard

Get true piano feel, extensive connectivity and a software bundle worth $700 with Arturia's latest update to its top-tier controller keyboard.

Nord Enhanced Electric Pianos Now Compatible With More Keyboard Models

With an OS update, Stage 3, Stage 2 EX, Stage 2, Electro 6, Electro 5, Piano 4 and Piano 3 owners can all now benefit from the Enhanced EP Collection.

MMA & AMEI Developing Prototypes For Next Generation MIDI 2.0

The next generation of MIDI 2.0 prototyping has begun and has been announced by The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the Association of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI).

Review: Korg Grandstage

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...

Best of 2018: MIDI Controllers

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.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25

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.

8 Wonderful Holiday Gifts For Musicians & Producers Under $330

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.

Review: Novation SL Keyboard Controller MKIII

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?