KeyStage from Korg is the first keyboard I’ve seen that actually seems to have a working implementation of MIDI 2.0’s capability of automatically mapping synth parameters on a controller. It also has a polyphonic aftertouch keybed, OLED sub-screens for each … Continue reading Korg KeyStage Review: MIDI 2.0 finally works – let’s see what it can do
Novation just announced a refresh of their LaunchKey MIDI and DAW controllers. The big news in these, is that like the new MK3 LaunchPads and Launchkey Mini MK3, they can also now load up custom templates to control hardware or … Continue reading LAUNCHKEY MK3 Review and Tutorial // 25,37 vs 49,61 // Generative Arpeggiator explained
Novation just updated the LaunchPad Mini with RGB color pads and the LaunchPad X with velocity sensitive pads and polyphonic aftertouch. But that’s not all… check out all the differences and new features in the review below: TIMELINE:0:00 Intro 0:45 … Continue reading Review: Novation LaunchPad X vs MINI MK3 and Custom MIDI layout tutorial
Akai just announced Force – their new standalone music production workstation. The design is clearly inspired by 8×8 style grid controllers like Push 2, Launchpad, and their own APC-40. The big question is – what are the tradeoffs between a … Continue reading Akai Force vs Ableton Push 2: Which is better for you?
Novation’s SL MkIII is a big departure from versions one and two that came before it, and most other MIDI keyboards on the market, because it’s not just a DAW and Hardware instrument controller, it’s also a standalone 8 track … Continue reading Novation SL MK3 Review: Is it a game-changing controller?