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    Livid Instruments Ohm64

    MIDI Control Surface

    The Ohm64 is the latest in a recent rash of grid-based control surfaces. Does it stand out from the crowd?

    Reviews Apr 2010
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    Akai LPD8 & LPK25

    MIDI Controllers

    Are Akai's mini MIDI controllers the perfect partners for your laptop?

    Reviews Mar 2010
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    Novation Nocturn 25

    Controller Keyboard

    After an extensive programme of selective breeding, Novation have created the Nocturn 25 — an affordable, touch-sensitive controller keyboard.

    Reviews Jan 2010
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    Novation Launchpad

    Control Surface

    Novation have brought their control surface expertise to bear on Ableton Live. The result is the Launchpad: a low-cost, colourful and pleasingly idiosyncratic way to get hands-on with Live.

    Reviews Dec 2009
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    Eigenlabs Eigenharp Alpha

    Advanced Controller Instrument

    Its makers describe the Eigenharp as “the most revolutionary new musical instrument in 60 years”. Could this bold claim be justified?

    Reviews Nov 2009
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    M-Audio Axiom Pro 49

    MIDI Controller Keyboard

    The Axiom Pro showcases M-Audios controller keyboard know-how and debuts their brand-new Hyper Control technology, which is designed to make adjusting software parameters quicker and easier.

    Reviews Nov 2009
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    Akai MPK25

    MIDI Controller Keyboard

    The tiny MPK25 goes beyond knobs and buttons alone, offering MPC-style drum pads for added versatility.

    Reviews Oct 2009
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    Akai APC40

    MIDI Controller For Ableton Live

    Akai and Ableton have collaborated on the APC40, to bring tightly integrated, hands-on hardware control to Live.

    Reviews Sep 2009
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    Zoom R16

    Digital Multitracker, Audio Interface & Controller

    Have computers made digital multitrackers obsolete? Zoom dont think so.

    Reviews Sep 2009
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    C-Thru Music Axis 49

    Harmonic Table MIDI Controller

    The piano keyboard is so widespread and familiar that we take it for granted. But, as C-Thru Musics Axis 49 demonstrates, its not the only option out there.

    Reviews Aug 2009
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    Ableton Live Suite 8

    Digital Audio Workstation [Mac/PC]

    The challenge was to add yet more features to Live without compromising its legendary ease of use. Have Ableton succeeded?

    Reviews Jun 2009
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    Novation 61SL MkII

    Controller Keyboard

    The updated SL range rejoices in touch-sensitive knobs and sliders, and in Novations ingenious Automap technology.

    Reviews Jun 2009
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    Alesis Master Control

    Firewire Audio Interface & Control Surface

    Audio interface, control surface, monitor controller — the Alesis Master Control does it all. Could it be the perfect companion to your DAW?

    Reviews Apr 2009
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    Behringer UMA25S

    USB MIDI Controller & Audio Interface

    Whats black and white and red all over? Behringers fantastically cheap new audio interface and MIDI controller, of course!

    Reviews Mar 2009
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    Korg Nano Series

    USB Controllers For Mac & PC

    Can controllers this tiny and toy-like in appearance really do a serious job in the studio?

    Reviews Mar 2009
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    Use Audio Plugiator

    Digital Synthesizer

    This desktop DSP box runs and offers hands-on control of Creamwares ASB range of synth plug-ins — and it costs under $500. Is it too good to be true?

    Reviews Mar 2009
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    Euphonix MC Control

    DAW Controller For Mac

    The MC Control's programmable touchscreen and 'Soft Keys' technology offer the exciting possibility of building your own custom DAW controller. Is it too good to be true? Let's find out...

    Reviews Jan 2009
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    Steinberg CC121

    USB Controller For Mac & PC

    Steinberg's CC121 controller is, as you might expect, designed to work seamlessly with their DAW software — so is this the perfect companion to Cubase and Nuendo?

    Reviews Jan 2009
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    Q. Can I use multiple controllers with my software?

    I'm a Propellerhead Reason user and I plan to Rewire the software to Steinberg's Cubase DAW. My plan leads me to ask two questions about using MIDI keyboard controllers and control surfaces.

    Sound Advice Dec 2008
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    Monome 64

    Control Surface

    The Monome may appear to be simple, but hidden beneath its minimalist exterior are practically limitless computer control possibilities...

    Reviews Sep 2008
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    Novation Nocturn

    USB Control Surface

    The Nocturn uses Novation's sophisticated Automap technology to give you integrated, hands-on control of your software — and all for an almost unbelievably low price.

    Reviews Aug 2008

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