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).
The awesome Endless Studio has now launched a MacOS app and plugin so you can integrate your DAW studio workflow, MIDI setup and synth setups seamlessly. The focus is on quick music making.
Pro musician, producer and trainer, Matt Vanacoro, shares his top 5 quantizing tips for fellow Logic Pro producers. And these go beyond MIDI.
Key Control is a nifty hardware device that maps your synth, sequencer or controller to a chosen key and scale making it easy for you to play in the right key... and it just got even better.
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.
Today Behrigner announces SWING, a USB MIDI keyboard controller with a 64-step sequencer and a whole lot of features for $99... and it's shipping next week.
Brilliant for both producers and performers, the latest edition of LUMI Keys enters a vastly expanded ecosystem of MPE-optimized tools.
Pro Tools and Pro Tools Ultimate, from Version 2020.11 on, come with a full version of Melodyne 5 essential. Video available: Melodyne 5.1 essential in Pro Tools 2020.11
Announced today with a release set for early 2021, Ableton Live 11 takes a giant step forward with new audio and MIDI comping features, impressive MPE support, new devices, note chance and much more.
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…
Easy-to-use products provide low-latency wireless MIDI communication between electronic musical instruments, MIDI hardware, computers, and iOS devices.
Arturia are thrilled to unveil the latest addition to the Step range, alongside KeyStep and KeyStep Pro: introducing KeyStep 37, now available to order.
Not all sample packs, loops and MIDI files need to cost you an arm and a leg. With most of Samplified's sample packs just $2 we were tempted to explore further and were surprised by what's on offer.
Midilooper is a device that listens to MIDI messages (control information about notes, dynamics and other parameters) and loops them in a similar way an audio looper would loop pieces of audio.
MPC-inspired production essentials, a Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed and tight integration with any music production app makes MPK mini mk3 the ultimate go- anywhere beat making tool.