Akai Pro announces new models in MPK line of keyboard controllers

Akai Professional has announced four additions to its MPK USB keyboard/pad controller series— the 25-key MPK225, 49-key MPK249, 61-key MPK261 and an update to the ultra-portable MPK Mini. Akai Pro MPK249 USB/MIDI Performance Keyboard. Housed … read more

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Korg intros Taktile & Triton Taktile controller keyboards

Korg has announced the Taktile and Triton Taktile, two small, lightweight USB/MIDI controller keyboards that provide a wide variety of functions for song production, and are available in either 25 or 49-key variations (semi-weighted). TRITON … read more

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Alesis introduces VI & V Series Keyboard/Pad Controllers

Alesis has announced the new V Series and VI Series of full-size keyboard/pad controllers. The performance-oriented V Series offers expressive hands-on control for the software musician. The step-up VI Series provides increased control for the … read more

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Clavia launches Nord Lead A1 analog modelling synthesizer

Clavia has announced the Nord Lead A1, a new analog modelling synthesizer. The Lead A1 combines the latest analogue modelling engine from the acclaimed Lead 4, with an innovative streamlined interface for fast-track programming. The … read more

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Nord updates Nord Lead 4 OS to v1.20 + Richard Devine Bank

Nord has launched OS version 1.20 for the Nord Lead 4 performance synthesizer. OS 1.20 is an important update that both fixes some bugs in the Nord Lead 4 as well as adding a number … read more

IK Multimedia launches iRig KEYS PRO Mobile MIDI Keyboard

IK Multimedia has announced the expansion of its iRig KEYS line with two new products for mobile musicians: iRig KEYS PRO and iRig KEYS with Lightning connector, compact MIDI keyboard controllers with 37 velocity-sensitive keys. … read more

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Elektron introduces Analog Keys analog synthesizer

Elektron has announced the Analog Keys, its new flagship analog synthesizer. Fully analog signal path, digital controls, and unprecedented playability make it an instrument for the expressive musician. The Analog Keys is a four voice … read more

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Arturia releases KeyLab controller series

Arturia has announced the availability of its KeyLab range of professional-grade MIDI keyboard controllers complete with all-new accompanying Analog Lab synthesizer software. As implied by name, KeyLab 25 features 25 keys with velocity sensitivity for … read more

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Nektar releases Impact LX49 Controller Keyboard

Nektar has announced that it is now shipping the Impact LX49 controller keyboard, the first product in a new line of budget Nektar products, all offering integration with many of the most popular DAW software … read more

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Dave Smith Instruments announces Mopho Special Edition Keyboard

Dave Smith Instruments has introduced a special edition of the Mopho Keyboard, its popular monophonic analog synthesizer. “The Mopho family of instruments has been ground-breaking for us and for our customers in terms of value,” … read more

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Roland announces F-20 Digital Piano

Roland has announced the F-20 Digital Piano, an entry-level instrument that offers the company’s industry leading piano technologies at a breakthrough price. With sound, features, and performance directly inherited from Roland’s high-end pianos, the F-20 … read more

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Novation intros Launchkey Mini controller

Novation has announced the Launchkey Mini, a compact new mini-key instrument/controller. Launchkey Mini features 16 velocity sensitive, three colour launch pads – use them to trigger sounds, effects, transport controls, and more. In addition Launchkey … read more

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Andrew McPherson introduces TouchKeys multi-touch musical keyboard

Andrew McPherson has launched a Kickstarter project for his Touchkeys, a DIY touch sensor kit allowing capacitive multi-touch sensing on a physical keyboard. The TouchKeys are a new musical instrument transforming the piano-style keyboard into … read more

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3ee Sound Design releases Pro Series: Vintage Keyboards for Zebra

3ee Sound Design has released Pro Series: Vintage Keyboards, a free soundset for the Zebra 2 software synthesizer by u-he. Vintage Keyboards is an attempt to accurately model some of the most popular and beloved … read more

Miselu intros C.24 – The Music Keyboard for iPad

Miselu has introduced the C.24, a two octave wireless music keyboard designed for iPad that provides a truly mobile music making experience. The ultra portable C.24 transforms from a flat protective cover into a piano-style … read more

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Seaweed Factory releases Casio PT-10 Sample Pack

Seaweed Factory has introduced the Casio PT-10 Sample Pack, a free collection of samples from the 32-mini keys Casiotone PT-10. After a long gap, it’s time for another sample pack. This packs contains sounds from … read more

Dualo launches crowdfunding campaign for dualo du-touch instrument

Dualo has announced a crowdfunding campaign for its dualo du-touch instinctive and comprehensive instrument based on a new layout of notes. The du-touch dualo is a new musical instrument we have developed for music professionals … read more

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Cinematique Instruments releases EK470 Mark2 for Kontakt

Cinematique Instruments has announced the release of EK470 Mark2, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt. The EK470 mark2 is a lucky bag. Although its sound source is a low-cost, garbage toy keyboard for just … read more

Keith McMillen Instruments ships QuNexus Smart Sensor Keyboard Controller

Keith McMillen Instruments has announced the shipping of its QuNexus Smart Sensor Keyboard Controller to customers around the world. The QuNexus is a playable, portable, and powerful keyboard controller. Featuring huge performance capabilities in a … read more

Korg intros Kross music workstation

Korg has announced Kross, a mobile synthesizer keyboard with impressive features. With the KROSS, the sounds and songs that you’ve created at home and the system that you use every day can go with you … read more

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