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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Arturia launches KeyLab keyboard controller range at Musikmesse

Arturia has introduced its KeyLab range of professional-grade MIDI keyboard controllers with all-new accompanying Analog Lab synthesizer software at Musikmesse 2013. 25, 49, or 61 keys; velocity sensitivity or velocity sensitivity and aftertouch; beat-making or … read more

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Backbeat Books publishes The Keyboard Handbook

Backbeat Books has announced that it has published The Keyboard Handbook, a step-by-step course in keyboard playing for musicians of all levels. Beginning with the basics of posture and technique, it offers a series of … read more

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Nektar introduces Impact LX49 USB keyboard

Nektar has announced the Impact LX49, the first in a new range of Nektar USB controller keyboards, aimed at users looking for an affordable, yet fully featured solution. With intelligent mapping for major DAWs, Impact … read more

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Nord intros Nord Lead 4, Nord Drum 2, Nord Pad & Nord Piano 2 HP

Nord has announced it will introduce 5 new Nord products at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt. The Nord Drum 2 percussion synth + Nord Pad multi-pad controller surface. The new Nord Lead 4 and Nord Lead … read more

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Novation intros Bass Station II analogue synthesizer

Novation has announced Bass Station II, an analogue mono-synth based on the classic original Bass Station. To celebrate our 21st birthday, Novation is proud to announce the launch of Bass Station II – a powerful … read more

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Pluggotic releases ToyBoy for Kontakt

Sampleism has launched ToyBoy by Pluggotic, a rompler based on four sampled toy-keyboards with distinct sonics and soundsets. 64 PCM instruments can be played, and edited through two twin layers with multimode filtering, envelopes, retriggered … read more

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Arturia introduces MiniLab Universal MIDI Controller

Arturia has announced the launch of MiniLab, a USB bus-powered powerhouse, featuring 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keys alongside brand-new pitch and modulation touch-strip controls for maximising musical expression in a highly-portable package. 16 multifunction encoders — more … read more

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M-Audio launches Axiom AIR keyboard and pad controllers

M-Audio has added three new Axiom AIR models to the upper echelons of their popular Axiom USB/MIDI keyboard and pad controller lineup: the Axiom AIR 61, Axiom AIR 49, and Axiom AIR 25. Created in … read more

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Akai Professional announces MAX25 keyboard & MPX8 sample launcher with MPC pads

Akai Professional has announced the MAX25 USB/MIDI/CV keyboard controller and MPX8, a standalone SD sample launcher with MPC pads. MPX8 is one of Akai Professional’s most innovative pad instruments yet. Using a standard SD card, … read more

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