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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Nektar introduces Panorama controller for Reason + Competition

Nektar has announced the Panorama, a controller for Propellerhead Software Reason 6. Panorama is our vision of how a great controller should work. Yes, there are many ‘generic’ controllers on the market already but we … read more

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Smash Up The Studio MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60’s & 70’s Vol 2

Equinox Sounds has released MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60’s & 70’s Vol 2, a piano MIDI chord progressions library by Smash Up The Studio. You’ll find three awesome MIDI Construction Kits and stacks … read more

Shiverware Rainboard DIY Isomorphic Keyboard

Brett Park of Shiverware wrote to share news about Rainboard, a DIY dynamic isomorphic keyboard. The Rainboard is a 61 button isomorphic keyboard. Each button contains a RGB led in order to light up the … read more

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Platinum Loops releases Platinum Keys – Keyboard Loops

Platinum Loops has released Platinum Keys, a collection of keyboard loops. The rich and haunting sound of the Fender Rhodes electric piano is unmistakable. Add some of that vintage magic to your productions with ‘Platinum … read more

Time+Space launches Ultimate Virtual Piano Giveaway

Time+Space has announced the Ultimate Virtual Piano sweepstakes. Thanks to Synthogy and Studiologic, we’ve put together a completely exclusive prize bundle for your virtual piano playing pleasure worth over £765. Due for release in November, … read more

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Keith McMillen Instruments introduces 12 Step Foot Controller

Keith McMillen Instruments has introduced the 12 Step, a chromatic keyboard foot controller. With 12 Step, keyboardists, guitar players, bassists, instrumentalists and vocalists can accompany themselves with their feet, playing bass lines, notes and chords. … read more

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Novation announces Impulse controller keyboard series

Novation has announced Impulse, a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. They each have a precision keyboard and a full control surface powered by a brand new version of Novation’s Automap control software – Automap 4 … read more

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