Free Key-Clicks sample library for Kontakt by Icebreaker Audio

Icebreaker Audio has released its Key-Clicks sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt. The sound of playing an electronic keyboard that is turned off. A useful tool for adding a layer of tactile realism to software … read more

Korg MicroKorg XL+ synthesizer/vocoder announced + Colorful 10th Anniversary Limited Edition

Korg has announced its upcoming MicroKorg XL+ synthesizer and vocoder. With its unmistakably unique exterior and its inimitable sound, the MicroKorg set the standard for analog modeling synthesizers. The year 2008 saw the introduction of … read more

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Korg Krome music workstation introduced

Korg has announced Krome, its new music workstation keyboard. Offering full-length, unlooped samples of every key for a spectacular piano sound, this new keyboard redefines your expectations for an instrument in this class. Taking its … read more

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IK Multimedia iRig KEYS mini keyboard controller announced

IK Multimedia has announced iRig KEYS, the first ultra-slim and highly portable universal MIDI controller keyboard for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac/PC. iRig KEYS connects directly to the iOS device 30 pin dock connector … read more

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Roland intros A-88 and A-49 MIDI Keyboard Controllers

Roland has announced the A-88 and A-49 MIDI Keyboard Controllers, two all-new controllers that combine pro playability with mobile convenience. The piano-action A-88 and synth-action A-49 feature high-quality keyboards along with a slim, light design … read more

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Novation MiniNova—compact performance synthesizer introduced

Novation has introduced its new MiniNova synthesizer. MiniNova is a compact, super-cool studio and live synth with the same sound engine as its big brother; UltraNova. It comes with 256 incredible onboard sounds that you … read more

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Dave Smith Instruments intros Mopho x4 Keyboard Synthesizer

Dave Smith Instruments has announced the Mopho x4, a 4-voice polyphonic analog keyboard synthesizer. Mopho x4 is intuitive and inviting. Every parameter is fully programmable and editable from the front panel. The controls are logically … read more

Equinox Sounds releases Timeless MIDI Keyboard Licks

Equinox Sounds has released Timeless MIDI Keyboard Licks, a collection of MIDI keyboard licks by Dave Bradshaw. ‘Timeless MIDI Keyboard Licks’ from Equinox Sounds features 27 timeless keyboard licks and chord progressions in MIDI format … read more

Novation updates Automap to v4.4

Novation has released version 4.4 of its Automap controller software. The latest version of Novation’s Automap control software is now available as a free download. It brings a number of important improvements. Changes in Automap … read more

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M-Audio announces Axiom A.I.R. advanced MIDI keyboard controllers

M-Audio has introduced the Axiom A.I.R. Series, a full line of advanced MIDI keyboard controllers, which includes the Axiom A.I.R. 61, Axiom A.I.R. 49, Axiom A.I.R. 25 and the Axiom A.I.R. Mini 32. 16 backlit … read more

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Arturia Origin gets SEM filter module and more in firmware v1.4 update

Arturia has announced the availability of the latest V1.4 firmware update for both the keyboard and desktop versions of its Origin hardware synthesizer. Origin uniquely houses several synth classics and associated components in one powerful, … read more

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Samson releases Carbon 49 USB MIDI controller

Samson has released the Carbon 49, a compact iPad compatible USB MIDI controller. Samson’s Carbon 49 USB MIDI Controller makes musical performance and production accessible to everyone. For seasoned musicians and young creators alike, the … read more

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Sound Magic releases Artificial Intelligence Assistant Tool

Sound Magic has introduced its Artificial Intelligence Assistant Tool, designed for use with its virtual piano instruments. The purpose of Artificial Intelligence Assistant Tool (A.I in short) is to free musicians from technicians’ work and … read more

Korg intros 25 and 61 keys microKEY Series USB-powered MIDI keyboards

Korg has two new microKEY Series USB-powered keyboards at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt. The microKEY is a compact USB MIDI keyboard that’s ideal for the musician who wants to assemble a convenient and compact music … read more

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Roland announces JUPITER-50 Synthesizer

Roland has announced the JUPITER-50 Synthesizer, the second release in its contemporary generation of JUPITER-series keyboards. Inheriting the stunning sounds and Live Set architecture of the acclaimed JUPITER-80, four separate sound engines can be stacked … read more

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AfroDJMac releases Justin Bieber Super Fun Ableton Pack

AfroDJMac has posted the Justin Bieber Super Fun Ableton Pack, a new free sample library for Ableton Live. Surprisingly over the course of NAMM so much awesome new gear was released and discussed, but no … read more

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Korg announces new finishes for SV-1 Stage Vintage Pianos

Korg has announced two makeovers for its SV-1 stage piano. SV-1 Black: Combining great looks and incredible sounds, the SV-1 has been captivating audiences since 2009. Now, the acclaimed Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano has … read more

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Alesis intros Q61, QX61 and QX25 USB MIDI keyboard controllers

Alesis has introduced the Q61, QX61 and QX25 USB MIDI keyboard controllers at the Winter NAMM. The Q-series USB MIDI controllers are the no-nonsense way to add expressive MIDI control to any production or performance. … read more

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Casio announces XW-G1 Groove Synthesizer & XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer

Casio has announced the XW-G1, a groove synthesizer that combines the functions of the various digital equipment used by club DJs in a single unit, and the XW-P1, a true performance synthesizer particularly designed for … read more

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Alesis intros Vortex USB/MIDI Keytar

Alesis has introduced the Vortex, a USB/MIDI keytar controller. The Vortex eliminates the barrier between keyboardists and the audience. With an extensive layout of touch-sensitive keys and velocity-sensitive pads on its pearlescent white body, and … read more

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