Category: MIDI Controller

  • Audio Imperia FVDE MIDI CC Controller: Premium Customizable MIDI Control for Composers and Producers

    Audio Imperia FVDE MIDI CC Controller: Premium Customizable MIDI Control for Composers and Producers

    Looking for a premium customizable MIDI CC controller? Look no further than the FVDE MIDI CC Controller from Audio Imperia. This top-of-the-line controller is perfect for composers and producers who need precise, customizable control over their MIDI instruments and effects. FVDE is a fully programmable and dedicated MIDI CC controller, specifically made with the needs […]

  • MiniLab Mk II – Portable, Powerful Controller Keyboard: Ideal for Musicians on the Move and Studios with Limited Space

    MiniLab Mk II – Portable, Powerful Controller Keyboard: Ideal for Musicians on the Move and Studios with Limited Space

    MiniLab Mk II – Do you need a portable, powerful keyboard controller that doesn’t take up too much space? Look no further than the MiniLab MkII! This amazing little keyboard has everything you need to create great music, including pitch, modulation, and velocity controls. It also features perfect integration with popular music software programs like […]

  • MiniLab MkII Inverted  – The Nocturnal Music Maker

    MiniLab MkII Inverted – The Nocturnal Music Maker

    Arturia reissues sleek limited edition inverted MiniLab MkII Creativity by night. MiniLab MkII offers the perfect introduction to sound exploration, with a compact design, an easy plug-and-play workflow, and a suite of inspiring software included – now available in a slick inverted black finish. MiniLab MkII Inverted Features 25 note velocity-sensitive slim keyboard 2 banks […]

  • CoyoteMIDI – MIDI to Macros Made Easy

    CoyoteMIDI – MIDI to Macros Made Easy

    MIDI to Macros Made Easy CoyoteMIDI extends the functionality of your MIDI devices to include keyboard and mouse input, including complex key combinations and multi-step macros. MIDI translations – made easy – A clean and intuitive interface that makes setting up translations effortless Key Combinations – Trigger any combination of keyboard keys that is physically possible […]

  • Behringer Looming BCR32 MIDI Sequencer & Controller

    Behringer Looming BCR32 MIDI Sequencer & Controller

    Behringer BCR32 Do you know that the original BCR2000 is actually 15 years old? The original designers Bert and Thomas are still with Behringer and thrilled that their baby gets a second life. BCR32 is targeting a released price of $149 USD. You can contribute your feedback for the brand-new development on Facebook here. Possible […]

  • Get more out of your Beatstep Pro with these Modular Patch Tips!

    Get more out of your Beatstep Pro with these Modular Patch Tips!

    Beatstep Pro in Modular Today we are going over a series of patch tips for the Arturia Beatstep Pro, in combination with a modular system. We’ll start with the basics, but ill quickly try to cover some more ground. There are patch tips to get more out of your velocity sequencer, programming drums, using gates […]

  • Erae Touch – The Expressive Music Controller

    Erae Touch – The Expressive Music Controller

    Bring your music to light. Keys, drum pads, sliders, sequencer, launchpad, polyphonic, ultra-sensitive, and reactive. Erae Touch is a Polyphonic MIDI Controller. It is born out of a desire to combine both sensitivity and versatility in a seamless object. Experimentation on the surface comes flawlessly bringing musicians closer to their original intents and ideas. Immersive […]

  • M-Audio Launches Keystation 88 MK3

    M-Audio Launches Keystation 88 MK3

    Introducing the Keystation 88 MK3 Introducing the Keystation 88 MK3 – Start creating and performing music with your Mac or PC with the world’s best-selling 88 keyboard controller: The Keystation 88 MK3 from M-Audio. Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking for a lightweight 88 key semi-weighted controller or are looking to get started with the […]

  • KeyStep 37 – the Arturia’s Creative Idea Generator

    KeyStep 37 – the Arturia’s Creative Idea Generator

    Arturia Releases KeyStep 37 KeyStep 37 is a controller evolved to meet the creative needs of musicians across the board. Intuitive appointments like Chord mode, Scale mode, and real-time LED note feedback make it the perfect option for beginner beat-makers and composers. Instant MIDI CC control, advanced connectivity, and a high-end compact keybed make it […]

  • Akai’s New and Updated MPK mini mk3 MIDI Controller

    Akai’s New and Updated MPK mini mk3 MIDI Controller

    MPK mini mk3 Keyboard MIDI Controller Akai Professional released a new version of the best-selling MIDI controller, MPK mini mk3! 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. MPK mini mk3 Highlights 25 Mini Keys, Featuring […]

  • MiniLab MkII Firmware Update V1.1

    MiniLab MkII Firmware Update V1.1

    MiniLab MkII Firmware Update V1.1 Arturia announce MiniLab MkII Firmware Update V1.1. The perfect introduction to sound exploration. Compact, feature-packed, fun. Absolute creative freedom, unprecedented value. MiniLab MkII continues to be a firm favorite for musicians of all abilities – and with the latest firmware update, it’s more intuitive, tactile and responsive than ever. Designed […]

  • Video Review of Arturia’s Keylab Essential 49 Midi Controller

    Video Review of Arturia’s Keylab Essential 49 Midi Controller

    Arturia Keylab Essential 49 Midi Controller Video Review See why we think the Keylab Essential 49 is one of the best MIDI controllers available on the market today. The versatility, software bundle, and low price point of the Arturia Keylab Essential 49 MIDI controller makes it an excellent choice for anyone looking to expand what […]

  • IK Multimedia new Mobile MIDI Keyboard iRig® Keys 2 Mini

    IK Multimedia new Mobile MIDI Keyboard iRig® Keys 2 Mini

    IK Multimedia adds iRig® Keys 2 Mini to its mobile MIDI keyboard controller series IK Multimedia has expanded the iRig® Keys 2 series of mobile MIDI keyboard controllers with the addition of the compact iRig Keys 2 Mini. It features 25 mini keys for backpack portability or use in a small studio workplace, and is designed to […]

  • 10 Best Midi Controller Keyboards

    10 Best Midi Controller Keyboards

    10 Best Midi Controller Keyboards This midi keyboards review is sorted by price, from the cheapest to the most expensive, ranging from $100 up to over a $1000, including brands such as AKAI, Native Instruments, Novation, M-Audio and many more. Anything from best studio midi keyboard to professional midi keyboard for people who want durability […]

  • KeyStep Pro Firmware Update 1.2.6

    KeyStep Pro Firmware Update 1.2.6

    ARTURIA RELEASES KEYSTEP PRO 1.2.6 FIRMWARE UPDATE It’s Arturia’s job to make sure that the products they bring users to perform at their best capacity, so users can enjoy the smoothest workflow. That’s why Arturia constantly works on firmware updates for their products: exciting improvements such as new features, improvements, and bug fixes. The teams […]

  • Obelisk 1.1.5 – Updated MIDI Harmoniser Plugin

    Obelisk 1.1.5 – Updated MIDI Harmoniser Plugin

    Obelisk 1.1.5 – Updated MIDI Harmoniser Plugin A new version of Obelisk was released. This minor update fixes a few bugs – making Obelisk nicer to use. Obelisk is a MIDI plugin instrument. Rather than produce audio, it produces MIDI. Obelisk is used to harmonize the MIDI given to it. As well as this, Obelisk […]

  • Arturia KeyStep Pro Review – MIDI & CV Command Center

    Arturia KeyStep Pro Review – MIDI & CV Command Center

    Arturia KeyStep Pro Review – MIDI & CV Command Center Legacy (KeyStep & BeatStep Pro) For years the KeyStep (midi controller keyboard) was one of the most visible midi controllers in released youtube videos. In various videos, we watched it just sits on the table when a product is shown. KeyStep used in combination with the BeatStep […]

  • Scaler 2 Music Theory Tools by Plugin Boutique

    Scaler 2 Music Theory Tools by Plugin Boutique

    Scaler 2 Music Theory Tools by Plugin Boutique Scaler 2 (Affiliate Link) is an inspirational and powerful music theory workstation that gives you access to a world of new ideas, expressions, and melodies. With powerful detection of MIDI and audio, Scaler 2 can determine what key and scale you’re in and suggest chords that match […]

  • Metagrid 1.5 adds Smooth UX/UI, Content sharing, Support for Ableton Live, and Dorico, OmniSpace

    Metagrid 1.5 adds Smooth UX/UI, Content sharing, Support for Ableton Live, and Dorico, OmniSpace

    METAGRID- Advanced Grid-based Controller For iPad Metagrid 1.5 – an extensive update that brings many helpful features and enhancements that take the app to the next level of user experience and usability. The developer hopes that Metagrid will become even more useful in your creative workspace. Metagrid 1.5 features a new streamlined view/button/action editors that […]

  • Review of Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini mk3

    Review of Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini mk3

    Review of Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini mk3 Over the last year or two years, I started to perform more and more with Ableton Live. To be honest, in the beginning, it was a struggle to learn Ableton Live mainly as I was used to DAWs like Studio One, Logic, and Cubase. The concept of […]

  • MARK TOWER – Euclidean Mode

    MARK TOWER – Euclidean Mode

    UPGRADE THE AKAI FIRE TO EUCLIDEAN! Originally designed to integrate with the AKAI Fire via the Crossfire control surface script from native KONTROL, Mark Towers Euclidean Mode sequencer has been very popular. Whilst it’s completely controllable using the mouse Isotonik Studios had plenty of support requests asking us to make it compatible with the Ableton […]

  • CONTROL PACK by NOISS COKO – FREE UNTIL 29th APRIL

    CONTROL PACK by NOISS COKO – FREE UNTIL 29th APRIL

    CONTROL PACK by NOISS COKO – Control Pack FREE UNTIL 29th APRIL The Control Pack is a collection of three MaxforLive Devices designed by NOISS COKO, developer of the Modulation Pack. Control Pack consists of three MaxforLive Devices, CC Manager, CC Random and Random (The Audio Device Version of CC Random) this pack is designed to […]

  • Arturia Releases Keystep Pro Midi Keyboard and Controller

    Arturia Releases Keystep Pro Midi Keyboard and Controller

    Arturia Releases Keystep Pro Midi Keyboard and Controller KeyStep Pro addresses keyboard performers requiring ridiculous sequencing and shows power in a compact, adaptable controller.  The Arturia KeyStep Pro is a 37-key MIDI controller and multi-channel polyphonic sequencer. All in a small footprint on your desk or close to your semi-modular, AE Modular or eurorack rack. […]

  • Signal Sounds Update and Roundup April 2020

    Signal Sounds Update and Roundup April 2020

    Signal Sounds Update and Roundup April 2020 Actually only being a week late with the mailout is pretty good for Jason Brunton and the Signal Sounds team, they are pretty happy with that result given the circumstances. Jason wants to reach out to the reader of StrongMocha as many are also customers of Signal Sounds: […]

  • Polyend Tracker a Groove Hardware Box for €499 EUR/ $599 USD

    Polyend Tracker a Groove Hardware Box for €499 EUR/ $599 USD

    Polyend Tracker a Groove Hardware Box for €499 EUR / $599 USD Polyend released Tracker — effectively extracting the best bits of yesteryear’s tricky tracker software classics and rebooting them with forward-looking functionality as the world’s first hardware tracker, deftly designed as an easy-to-use compact standalone workstation with immediacy and simplicity at its creative core, […]

  • TRILL: Touch Sensing for Makers by Bela

    TRILL: Touch Sensing for Makers by Bela

    TRILL: Touch Sensing for Makers – Manufacturing underway TRILL is an open-source maker platform for ultra-low latency audio and sensors. Like Bela, the Trill sensors are open-source hardware letting you edit and remix our designs. If you did support TRILL: Touch Sensing for Makers on Kickstarter the companies Chinese manufacturers are all well and have […]

  • FeelYourSound updates XotoPad MIDI Multi-Touch App for Windows to v2.9.0

    FeelYourSound updates XotoPad MIDI Multi-Touch App for Windows to v2.9.0

    XotoPad MIDI Multi-Touch App for Windows to v2.9.0 FeelYourSound has released version 2.9.0 of the MIDI multi-touch software XotoPad. XotoPad turns your multi-touch device into a MIDI instrument controller. XotoPad turns any Windows tablet into a flexible MIDI instrument controller. It can be used both in the studio and while traveling. XotoPad is especially useful […]

  • Arturia Releases KeyStep Pro at NAMM

    Arturia Releases KeyStep Pro at NAMM

    Arturia reveal KeyStep Pro at NAMM 2020 The newest and most hotly anticipated member of the Arturia Step family is to be revealed at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, California.  The sequencer the world has been waiting for. KeyStep Pro gives keyboard players incredible sequencing and performance power in a compact, versatile controller.  KeyStep Pro is […]

  • Divisimate 1.0.1 Update & Android Support

    Divisimate 1.0.1 Update & Android Support

    Divisimate 1.0.1 Update & Android App Realtime MIDI Divisi Engine: Divisimate is a standalone application for Mac and PC and is designed to work alongside the DAW of your choice. The software creates 32 virtual midi ports which you can select as input for any instrument in your sequencer.  When you set up a template, […]

  • Roland Introduces Midi 2.0-ready A-88MKII  Midi Keyboard Controller

    Roland Introduces Midi 2.0-ready A-88MKII Midi Keyboard Controller

    Midi 2.0-ready A-88MKII Keyboard Controller by Roland Roland, one of the co-founders of the original MIDI specification, introduces the A-88MKII, a powerful new 88-note MIDI keyboard controller for studio and stage. The latest in a long line of professional MIDI controllers from Roland, the A-88MKII is supremely playable, with modern creative tools for today’s musicians […]

  • Bring Piano Music into Your Life with Alexa Technology

    Bring Piano Music into Your Life with Alexa Technology

    GO:PIANO With Alexa Built-in Roland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments and professional video products, releases GO:PIANO with Alexa Built-in, the company’s first musical instrument equipped with Amazon Alexa. Committed to inspiring the thrill of creative expression, Roland continually seeks to develop new technology solutions that make playing musical instruments easier, more […]

  • PlugInGuru Introduces Unify V1.0

    PlugInGuru Introduces Unify V1.0

    Unify (Standard Edition) Released Unify is a flexible plug-in for working with MIDI effects, Instruments and Audio effects in a sleek “Unified” single-screen interface! It also comes with 400 patches and over 2.5GB of samples from PlugInGuru’s 12 unique and awesome sample-based libraries that were originally found in libraries for Omnisphere. Unify ships ready to […]

  • TA Programming Announces Availability Of Studio Midi & CV Interface Full Synthesizer

    TA Programming Announces Availability Of Studio Midi & CV Interface Full Synthesizer

    TA Programming announces availability of Studio MIDI And CV Interface full synthesizer control system debut Following the showcase in October at Sheffield’s Synthfest UK 2019, TA Programming announces their inaugural Studio MIDI And CV Interface full synthesizer control system — capable of controlling multiple synthesizers simultaneously via voltage control outputs and MIDI/USB with extra-low latency […]

  • Riffer 2.0 by Audiomodern Is HERE!

    Riffer 2.0 by Audiomodern Is HERE!

    Riffer 2.0 Update by Audiomodern Riffer 2.0 was updated to Version 2.0. Riffer is a smart MIDI tool that generates random Riffs by combining Pitch, Duration, and Velocity. Built for your Sounds, Software & Hardware. It produces current ideas, sequences, melodies, riffs, and musical patterns.You can convert them into something of your own or let […]

  • Divisimate | Realtime MIDI Divisi Engine

    Divisimate | Realtime MIDI Divisi Engine

    Divisimate a Realtime MIDI Divisi Engine Divisimate is a standalone application for Mac and PC designed to help you perform and record orchestrations in your DAW in real-time. Divisimate creates 32 virtual MIDI ports, which will appear in your sequencer as separate midi devices. In Divisimate, live input is split up into individual voices which […]

  • Limited Edition of Arturia’s MiniLab MkII “Inverted” is now available

    Limited Edition of Arturia’s MiniLab MkII “Inverted” is now available

    Limited Edition of Arturia’s MiniLab MkII “Inverted” With switched black and white keys, Minilab MkII Inverted has been created for musicians that look at things differently. On top of its unique color scheme, it features the same hands-on control, high-quality keys, and powerful included software that made the original MiniLab MkII such a hit with […]

  • Arturia Relaunches Black Edition of Midi Controller

    Arturia Relaunches Black Edition of Midi Controller

    Black Edition of BeatStep, BeatStep Pro, and KeyStep The Black Edition KeyStep, BeatStep, and BeatStep Pro are now shipping worldwide, and will soon be arriving at retailers near you.  Known and loved throughout the industry, Arturia’s trio of DAW controlling, step-sequencing hybrids are now available again in a sleek black finish. Offering something for every […]

  • AKAI FIRE Performance Controller for FL Studio on Deep SALE

    AKAI FIRE Performance Controller for FL Studio on Deep SALE

    AKAI FIRE SALE Akai has created a dedicated controller for FL Studio, with the Akai Professional Fire you have a dedicated controller for the DAW FL Studio.  Akai’s Fire has been developed in tight collaboration with Image-Line and Akai built a compelling device that improves the workflow in modern music production for all FL Studio […]

  • thru5: MIDI splitter kit by Meeblip

    thru5: MIDI splitter kit by Meeblip

    thru5: One MIDI Signal to Five Targets thru5 is a kit that’s valuable and makes it easier to route midi in your studio. It’s a 5-port MIDI splitter (thru box) that copies MIDI messages received at the MIDI IN and passes them to the five MIDI OUTs. Each output is processed through a low-latency active circuit.  […]

  • Playbeat 1.3.0 Update

    Playbeat 1.3.0 Update

    Playbeat – The Creative Groove Randomizer Playbeat (Affiliate Link) is a Creative Groove Randomizer plugin that produces beats and patterns for you. Unlike a common step sequencer, the Playbeat (Affiliate Link) tool creates patterns utilizing algorithmic and random methods for producing notes by combining Steps, Pitch, Volume and more. New in Playbeat 1.3.0 MIDI Drag/export […]

  • Novation Launches Next-Gen Launchpad X & Launchpad Mini (MK3)

    Novation Launches Next-Gen Launchpad X & Launchpad Mini (MK3)

    Introducing the supremely expressive Launchpad X and perfectly compact Launchpad Mini [MK3] Marking ten years since the arrival of the original Launchpad, we’re immensely proud to release the latest full-sized and portable versions of the world’s favorite Ableton Live grid controller: Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini [MK3]. Launchpad X – Made to Perform Launchpad X is […]

  • Captain Melody 3.0 Available Now with Outstanding New Features

    Captain Melody 3.0 Available Now with Outstanding New Features

    Key New Features in Captain Melody 3.0 Mixed In Key releases Captain Melody 3.0 for Mac and Windows, the latest update to the award-winning Captain Plugins series. Captain Melody 3.0 includes six powerful new tools for writing melodies. The newest innovation is the ” Idea Box ” that helps craft melodies appropriate for plucks, pianos, […]

  • Mutant Brain – Édition Noire by Hexinverter Électronique is now Available

    Mutant Brain – Édition Noire by Hexinverter Électronique is now Available

    The ultra-configurable Mutant Brain MIDI to CV and Gate module is finally back in stock – and sporting a new panel look! You can find them at your modular dealer – or grab one straight from Hexinverter Direct. The Mutant Brain is the central nervous system of a modern eurorack modular setup. A versatile and highly configurable link […]

  • Sundog 3.5 with preset sharing and package support

    Sundog 3.5 with preset sharing and package support

    Sundog 3.5 by FeelYourSound With Sundog it is possible to develop new chord progressions, melodies, basslines, and arpeggios within minutes. The standalone composition software connects to any DAW via MIDI. Release 3.5 is a free update for existing customers. Sundog is designed to work with all major DAWs. All note output happens via MIDI. As long […]

  • Colorful and Chic MicroLab by Arturia

    Colorful and Chic MicroLab by Arturia

    MicroLab Released Arturia released a new controller keyboard that excites both new users and experienced professionals alike. MicroLab is a small-scale MIDI keyboard with smart design features that you can take anywhere. MicroLab Keybed & Keyboard MicroLab features the same professional slim keys as their industry standard KeyStep controller. The keybeds found on budget controllers […]

  • ROLI Studio Player – Out of Beta

    ROLI Studio Player – Out of Beta

    The beta version of ROLI Studio Player is now out of beta. The tool is free for all BLOCKS and Seaboard RISE creators — so download it through ROLI Connect today if you haven’t already. You can download Roli Connect here. This desktop plug-in brings together MPE sounds from Equator, Strobe2, Cypher2 — and even […]

  • Keystep Just Got Better With the Release of Firmware 1.1

    Keystep Just Got Better With the Release of Firmware 1.1

    Arturia Updates Keystep to 1.1 Introducing New Features The firmware update version 1.1, which is immediately available to all KeyStep users, adds additional functionality and features and is free of charge. KeyStep is a fun, powerful controller keyboard and step sequencer. It can be used as a MIDI controller for software instruments, or as an […]

  • Encounter Eurorack & Modular as a Professional Composer and Sound Designer

    Encounter Eurorack & Modular as a Professional Composer and Sound Designer

    About the Author Jonathan Sharp Jonathan Sharp is a composer, sound designer, maker of noise and founder of Heartwood Soundware. So here’s obligatory about him: As a child, he had a piano and violin lessons, as a teenager he taught himself to play guitar and synthesizers. Around that time, Jonathan started to experiment with the […]

  • KeyLab 88 MkII ready for Summer of Eurorack Love

    KeyLab 88 MkII ready for Summer of Eurorack Love

    KeyLab 88 MkII ready for Modular and More UPDATE – See our review here KeyLab 88 MKII Review KeyLab 88 MKII Review – an Authentic Professional Full-Size Piano Keyboard for the Film Composer and Live Performance by Arturia (click) Arturia KeyLab 88 MkII (Affiliate Link) is a piano-feel master controller that’s a joy to play, […]

  • Erica Synths Black Release Schedule for the Rest of 2019

    Erica Synths Black Release Schedule for the Rest of 2019

    Erica Synths is laying out a black year, announcing 13 new modules and a new system. Erica Synths Black System II From rich synth leads, massive bassline, cosmic sounds, and impressive drones in stereo Erica Synths Black System II (Retail price – 2600EUR (tax excl.)) – a well-considered selection of Black Series modules – is […]

  • STRAYLIGHT (by Native Instruments ) & TouchOSC

    STRAYLIGHT (by Native Instruments ) & TouchOSC

    STRAYLIGHT works fine with TouchOSC I just wanted to confirm that STRAYLIGHT (by Native Instruments ) works using TouchOSC. In my case, I did use Cubase and iPad on MAC OS. As with Thrill, the support of an external hardware X/Y pad on a tablet is a crucial feature to generate more intense and right […]

  • KeyLab 49 MKII Review – a Keyboard MIDI Controller by Arturia

    KeyLab 49 MKII Review – a Keyboard MIDI Controller by Arturia

    KeyLab 49 MKII by Arturia Review With so many MIDI controllers on the market at the moment. Arturia is setting itself apart from the competition with the launch of a new MIDI keyboard. We are taking a look at the KeyLab 49 MKII Keyboard. Arturia did send a review copy with no strings attached. Update: You […]