The new MIDI API for Android 6.0 (known as Marshmallow) is promising to make life easier for music app developers and provide a better experience for Android device wielding musicians and producers.
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.
ROLI's Seaboard Grand has already wowed the musical community with its innovative input and feel as a new class of musical instrument. The new Seaboard RISE is even more accessible.
The Nektar Panorama P1, P4, and P6 MIDI controllers are now the most comprehensive controllers and keyboards for Logic Pro X (including the new Alchemy synth in Logic Pro 10.2). Find out more below.
Korg tell us their new Pa4X Professional Arranger will deliver unbeatable sound quality, intuitive control, massive memory, and innovative features. Watch the video and read the feature list for more.
The new Code Series MIDI controllers from M-Audio come in 3 models, all with X/Y controllers, 16 velocity sensitive, assignable pads, highly playable keyboard and much more.
From Keytars, to MIDI guitars, wind controlled to V-Drums, there's a world of unusual MIDI controllers out there, that go beyond your usual buttons and keys. Joe Albano explores notable alternatives.
Could you turn a wooden toy piano into a MIDI controller? Could you do it in 24 hours? Liam Lacey did it at MIDI Hack 2015 in Berlin and won a prize too. Now you can make your own as Liam shares all.
Remember CME keyboards? The thinnest, yet playable MIDI keyboard ever? There new wireless Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign Hits 200% subscribed within six hours.
Oh, the joys of smart controllers! The Akai Advance is the latest MIDI controller to bear this label, but it does so with a swagger thanks, in part, to the well-designed VIP software.
What do you call a MIDI controller keyboard that can maps seamlessly with 3rd-party plug-ins and makes controlling them more intuitive and easier? Intelligent? Smart? Or simply the Akai Advance?
Interested in learning more about the revolutionary SeaBoard keyboard controller from ROLI? Curious to learn tips and tricks from Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess? Join their free webinar. See below.
Imagine a modular MIDI keyboard with LED lights, gesture control and an iPhone app which transforms learning a song into a rhythmic game... that's the essence of Opho's Keys. Watch the video now.
There's something to be said for a multi-instrument experience from one object. Using some clever tech, the Artiphon Instrument 1 promises to satisfy many instrument needs in one portable package.
Matt Vanacoro, pro keyboard player, programmer and trainer, got hands on with the Yamaha Motif XF synth workstation and created this 5 video-series showing you how to use it for multi purposes.