Tag: MIDI controller

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Akai MPK Mini

The MPK Mini by Akai Japan is a compact and impressive MIDI Keyboard controller that is made and designed with the nomad music producer in mind. Its array of buttons, pads and knobs give you the chance to perform and produce your music in a very intuitive and practical way. It has 25 key velocity-sensitive…
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Akai MPC500

The MPC500 is the first portable MPC of its kind, developed and fabricated by Akai Professional in Tokyo Japan. This portable hardware machine will let you create and sample music whenever inspiration guests you. Its great advantage is that it is portable and made for the nomad producer, letting you take it and use it…
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CRAFTsynth 2.0

The CRAFTsynth 2.0 is a monophonic wavetable synthesiser designed and manufactured by Modal Electronics. It is a modern looking cutting edge synth with 9 flexible oscillators that can also be expanded to up to 4 chain voices via a poly chain. It has an integrated scale function that you can program with a 32 step…
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Novation Launchpad X

The Launchpad X from Novation is a 64 MIDI pad controller made to perform in Ableton Live. With it, you will have the essentials to let you create a great sounding track using its super colourful RGB pads. It has dynamic note and scale modes and superior mixing controls. Novation called it the essential controller,…
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MP MIDI Controller

The very anticipated MP MIDI controller has just gone out on presale. It is a MIDI Controller that can control all your favourite software plugins just as if it were hardware. It runs all the major DAWS on Mac computers and PC computers. This controller will bring a completely new feel to the way you…
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Alesis Q88

The Alesis Q88 is an extended range piano keyboard that is designed with 88 sensitive keys that are semi-weighted for a more realistic feel. It provides a great look and feel that will enhance your playing sessions and compositions. The Q88 comes standard with a pitch bend wheel as well as a modulation one making…
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Roli Lumi Keys Studio Edition

The Lumi Keys Studio Edition by Roli is a small compact sized midi keyboard controller that is capable of MPE. It is a great piece of gear for music production and performers that would like to take their sound production to another level. Roli claims that they are the first to adopt a controller with…
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MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression)

If you don’t know what MPE stands for you should. MPE stands for MIDI Polyphonic Expression and yes, it is awesome! It is a new way to play, it brings the articulation of acoustic instruments into the world of electronic music. Imagine when you pick up a guitar and you play it, there is much…
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Nektar SE 25

The Nektar SE 25 is a small MIDI keyboard controller that is designed to be simple yet powerful, and at the same time portable. It has a sleek design that blends in any music production desk beside the rest of your equipment or can easily be the only device hooked up to your computer. It…
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Native Instruments Maschine

Maschine from Native Instruments is a 16 pad ultra-responsive controller made to play drum beats, program sounds, trigger samples and more. The new version MK3 has two high-resolution colour screens aiding you to access previews, browse for sounds, tweak FX on your music production project without even looking at your computer. It is better prepared…
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