Nektar Technology intros PACER DAW and MIDI footswitch controller

Nektar Pacer featNektar Technology has announced a new footswitch controller that steps up hands-free DAW and MIDI control with plenty of switching power for soft- and hardware solutions. PACER comes preconfigured for most popular DAWs, MIDI guitar products such as Line 6, Kemper’s Profiler and even provides standard amp switching. With programmable color selection for switches there […]

Momo releases TR-08 Midi Editor controller for TR-08 Rhythm Composer

Momo TR 08 Midi EditorMomo has announced the release of the TR-08 Midi Editor, a MIDI controller for Roland’s Boutique series TR-08 Rhythm Composer. It makes it easier to adjust the sound accurately, which is difficult with the small knobs. The software allows automation of TR-08 parameters, which can be stored in your project. An X-Y pad allows control […]

iRig Keys I/O integrated control now available for GarageBand & Logic Pro X

IK Multimedia iRig Keys IO 49IK Multimedia has announced a new plugin for iRig Keys I/O that enables control surface integration for GarageBand and Logic Pro X. Using the touch-sensitive knobs and buttons on iRig Keys I/O this allows users to control functions such as: transport control with play, record, fast-forward and rewind buttons; moving the play head forward or […]

Mabelton Audio releases Integration pack for Omnisphere 2 and Ableton Push

Mabelton Audio Push Integration PacksMabelton Audio has announced the release of a new Integration pack for Omnisphere 2 and Ableton’s Push 1 or 2 controller. The software allows you to browse, load and control over 7,000 factory presets from the Omnisphere, Atmosphere and Spotlight EDM libraries using Ableton Push 1 or 2. Mabelton/Omnisphere VST Plug In Pack features Find […]

M-Audio keyboard controllers & audio interfaces to include Avid Pro Tools | First and Eleven Lite plugin

M Audio M Track2X2 LaptopM-Audio has announced that it is partnering with Avid to offer the world-renowned DAW Pro Tools | First and software bundle of virtual instruments compatibility with their line of CTRL, Code, Oxygen, Hammer, Axiom AIR mini and Keystation USB/MIDI keyboard controllers, and M-Track Series of audio interfaces. In addition, the Eleven Lite plugin, with over […]

MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) enhancement adopted to the MIDI Specification

MIDI MPEThe MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) has ratificated a new extension to MIDI, MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression). MPE enables electronic instruments such as synthesizers to provide a level of expressiveness typically possible only with acoustic instruments. Prior to MPE, expressive gestures on synthesizers—such as pitch bending or adding vibrato—affected all notes being played. With MPE, every […]

FeelYourSound updates XotoPad Multi-Touch Controller for Windows to v2.7.1

Feelyoursound Xotopad 2.7.1FeelYourSound has released version 2.7.1 of XotoPad, a bugfix release of the MIDI multi-touch software for Windows. XotoPad turns any Windows tablet into a flexible MIDI instrument controller and MIDI drum kit. It can be used to replace a MIDI keyboard during travel. XotoPad is especially useful for sketching chord progressions, writing melodies, or to […]

IK Multimedia announces iRig Stomp I/O pedalboard with 96k audio interface

IK Multimedia iRig Stomp IOIK Multimedia has announced iRig Stomp I/O, an all-new generation of USB pedalboard controller for live and studio use, featuring a built-in audio interface. iRig Stomp I/O is a sturdy, portable pedalboard controller that has 4 built-in switches along with an expression pedal and features a professional high-definition audio interface with 24-bit audio and up […]

PreSonus ships FaderPort 16 Control Surface

PreSonus FaderPort 16 shippingPreSonus has announced it is now shipping its FaderPort 16, a feature-rich, easy-to-use Mix Production Controller, which connects via USB 2.0 to provide precise tactile control over your favorite DAW’s mix and automation functions, including complete transport control. The third model in the FaderPort series, the new control surface offers full level, solo, and mute […]

Alesis announces Vortex Wireless 2 USB/MIDI Keytar Controller

Alesis Vortex Wireless 2 KeytarAlesis has announced its new Vortex Wireless 2 USB/MIDI Keytar Controller, offering a greatly enhanced control layout for superior playability and a premium collection of virtual instrument software, all in a stunning new durable gloss black housing. This dynamic MIDI Keytar Controller connects wirelessly to any computer and easily integrates with popular virtual instruments, plugins, […]