This section of the site looks at Midi controllers. Know nothing about what they do? Well we have written articles on how to use them, what they do, how they work and the different types. There's so many different models on the market that it can sometimes be confusing what they do or what they are, so we have reviewed some of are favourites.
If you've ever used a midi controller, weather it be in the studio or on stage you'll know how much fun they are and how much more creative they are than clicking a mouse. A very important tool for anybody wanting to use a computer live.
The LPK25 is Akai's new nano midi keyboard controller with 25 velocity sensitive keys and an arpeggiator thrown in for good measure. Nice!
The LPD8 is Akai's answer to korgs nanopad and their entrance into the nano controller market. We get down and dirty with the LPD8
Novations 25 SL MKII is the much anticipated update to their very popular SL series midi controllers. The MKII series see's a few design changes, lose's and additions.
Live-Laptops.com takes a look at the Akai MPD32. The biggest and most feature packed model from the MPD series. Aimed at creating an MPC style midi controller for the beat market, lets see if it lives up to its name.
We take at look at the Akai MPK25. It's got pads, knobs, sliders and a keyboard. Plus it's built around the MPC and has some of it's features. Excited yet?
We take a look at Novation's Nocturn midi controller, a light wight controller for plugins, virtual instruments, soft synths and sequencers. This controller has a lot of features geared for live use too, including a crossfader..
We take a look at the Korg nanopad from the new nano series. Its a lightweight drum trigger/midi controller aimed at musicians on a budget and the live performance market.
You might find yourself asking the question what are midi controllers? Well we have it covered in this article we'll cover what they are, what they do, different types and the uses.