Posts with tag midi-keyboard

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Review: iRig Keys 37 PRO

How does the IK Multimedia iRig Key 37 Pro fare? Hollin Jones finds out how portable, playable and pleasurable it really is.

CME XKey Air MIDI Keyboard Shipping End of Jan 2016

If you think about a thin (very, very thin) MIDI keyboard that is playable you might think of the CME XKey. Now imagine wireless version with bluetooth connectivity and you're thinking Xkey AIR.

When Technology Detracts From Music It's Painful, As This Video From CES 2016 Demonstrates

At Ask.Audio we embrace technology. But, there are times when tech and music seem at odds with each other. Like in this cringe worthy video performance from the end of the Intel CES 2016 Keynote.

Review: Roli Seaboard Rise

We got hands-on with the new ROLI Seaboard RISE MIDI controller / instrument... and after extensive testing came to a conclusion that surprised us. Watch the video and read the review here.

Best of 2015: MIDI Controllers

Choosing the top MIDI controllers for 2015 was tough. There are so many on offer and designed for different uses. Here, however, are our favourite 10 released this past year. Enjoy.

Most Popular MIDI Controller Brands of 2015 (As Voted For By You)

Using a mouse or trackpad to control your music software is limiting. We asked YOU the brand of your primary MIDI Controller, and with almost 25,000 answers... Here's the results!

Review: Korg microKEY Air & microKEY2

If you're a "travel light" musician looking for a MIDI keyboard controller you may have taken note when Korg released the microKEY Air & microKEY2 recently. Here's the low-down on these controllers.

Programming a Keyboard: The First 5 Steps

A new, or old, synth workstation keyboard can be a little daunting to get your head around... Here's some useful tips on how to program a music keyboard in 5 simple steps.

Review: Kenton THRU-25 (1x MIDI In / 25x MIDI Thru)

When working with more than one MIDI device, like sequencers, keyboards and controllers, effects devices, etc., MIDI sync is hugely important. And that's where the Kenton THRU-25 comes into play.

6 DIY Alternative Instrument Makers You Need to Know About

Looking to be inspired? Then you're in the right place. Here are makers of alternative instruments who you need to know about. Whether you use their instruments or not, they are worth checking out.

Turn Your Spare MIDI Controller Into a Virtual Hardware Instrument in Logic Pro X

Many of us have a secondary MIDI controller lying around. In this enlightening tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to use it for one sound only, in true hardware instrument synth-style, in Logic Pro X.

Alesis Brings VIP Software VST Control To VX49 Keyboard

Alexis tell us artists can now load, play and control all their virtual instrument plugins directly from the VX49 keyboard, for optimum hands-on performance with seamless software integration via VIP.

ROLI Unveil Two New Products for Seaboard RISE: Flip Case & Equator for iPhone

The Seaboard RISE has gone mobile. ROLI have announced two new products "that keep ROLI at the forefront of how music is made in the digital age." Introducing Flip Case and Equator

Korg microKEY Air Bluetooth MIDI Keyboard - One Less Cable In Your Studio

The new Korg microKey MIDI controller looks to provide wireless control over your favourite MIDI enabled software and apps for computer and iOS. Here's the skinny about this very portable controller.

Arpeggio 100% Funded, Improv Video Performance With Juno-106

Good news for all you MIDI sequencer/controller buffs out there. Arpeggio from Tangible Instruments has reached its Kickstarter funding goal!