Monthly Archive: January 2016

Novation Launchkey 25 MKII Review – Best Keyboard for the Money?

Welcome to my Novation Launchkey 25 MKII review. This is actually the second version of Novation’s 25-note USB keyboard controller. It is designed specifically for using with Ableton Live music software. It has pads which are velocity-sensitive, 8 knobs for…
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Best Affordable Synthesizers – 5 Great Synths Under $300

Welcome to my review of the best affordable synthesizers. One thing to keep in mind here is that because we are looking at budget synths, these machines are not perfect. I decided to set the maximum bar at $300, and…
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midiplus AKM320 Review – Good Controller Keyboard for the Price

Welcome to my midiplus AKM320 review.This is a MIDI keyboard controller with 32 velocity-sensitive medium sized keys, pitch wheel, modulation wheel, octave buttons and transpose buttons, volume slider, sustain pedal input, and USB port which provides the power. Please note:…
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Native Instruments Komplete 10 Review – Unmatched VST Collection

Welcome to my Native Instruments Komplete 10 review. This is, like the name suggests, a complete set of VST instruments and effects. It includes all the top soft synths, samplers, and effects from the Native Instruments line, covering 12,000 sounds across…
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Korg’s 2 New MIDI Controllers – nanoKEY Studio & nanoKONTROL Studio

Korg nanoKEY Studio

Korg has just released two new MIDI controllers, the nanoKEY Studio and the nanoKONTROL Studio. Take a look at the video below: nanoKEY Studio 25 velocity-sensitive keys that look more like drum pads than standard keyboard keys. 8 velocity-sensitive trigger…
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