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M-Audio Oxygen Pro controllers add new features to a fan favorite

M-Audio is back now with a new line of MIDI controllers called the Oxygen Pro. These are enhanced and revised versions of M-Audio's original Oxygen line.

The “new” Behringer Swing MIDI Controller is almost an exact KeyStep clone

Behringer's latest Swing MIDI controller includes everything required from an affordable unit. However, it seems to exactly clone Arturia's Keystep.

The Korg SQ-64 is a full 64-step sequencer ready to handle complex beats

Korg is back with SQ-64, a polyphonic 64-step sequencer that's fully prepared to store and handle the most complex beats in your arsenal.

The Akai MPK Mini MK3 gets a facelift and a series of major updates

One of Akai Professional's most popular MIDI controllers, the MPK Mini, has gotten a facelift. With the latest MK3 version comes several needed updates.

The new PreSonus Atom SQ is the perfect tool for frequent MIDI musicians

PreSonus has just introduced its newest unit, Atom SQ. A MIDI keyboard, step sequencer, performance pad all under one roof, at a very low price.

IK Multimedia’s newest MIDI controller has everything you’d expect — plus a headphone jack

The IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 line includes everything you need, plus a sound card and a headphone out put. What else could you need?

Sensel has released the new Buchla Thunder Overlay for its Morph controller system

California company Sensel has released Buchel Thunder, a brand new overlay for its Morph multi-touch controller with a unique layout for MIDI processing.

The Special Waves Mine S is an affordable modular controller for musicians, filmmakers, and creatives

Special Waves is looking to turn the concept of modular controllers on its head, and has launched the new Special Waves Mine S on Indiegogo.

PreSonus FaderPort (2018) DAW controller review

The PreSonus FaderPort is a great way to easily control your DAW a little more elegantly than using your keyboard and mouse. But is it worth the cash?

Arturia releases Beatstep pad controller

Today Arturia released their new Beatstep pad controller, an affordable MIDI pad controller that offers portability and functionality. The device only costs $129, which is really not bad at all for something like this. The Beatstep has two different modes, the MIDI controller mode, and the Step Sequencer mode. It includes 16 velocity and pressure sensitive pads, 16 encoders, and even iPad compatib...[Read More]

Raven MTi – DAW Multi-Touch Control

As a studying music producer, I work a lot with Pro Tools. Both in my classes, and on personal projects. But one big thing about using any DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), through a laptop or desktop computer, is that you have to use the mouse. Which over time can become easy and pain-free, but sometimes it just gets on your nerves when your pan knob just won’t do what you want it to. A few ...[Read More]

M-Audio Axiom Air 61 – The New Keyboard in the Highly Successful Axiom Series

M-Audio has been leading the way in consumer level MIDI controllers for some time now, and with good reason. They offer something for everyone, ranging from the budget Oxygen line, to the not-so-budget Axiom Pro line. Now there’s a new series of controllers in the M-Audio lineup, and it’s called the Axiom Air line. The 61 key version of the Axiom Air features the use of eight rotary di...[Read More]