We look at the technology and terminology that underpins all keyboard instruments.
With plenty of performance features, DAW control and programmability, have M‑Audio found the winning formula in the MIDI controller‑keyboard game?
New MkV MIDI keyboards boast Smart Scale and Smart Chord features, plus arpeggiator, note repeat and more.
Casio's three new keyboards are aimed at beginner and casual players, with the flagship CT-S1 employing the company's premium AiX Sound Source engine.
Korg’s Nautilus puts much of the functionality of the Kronos into a far more affordable instrument.
Latest instrument in the Nord Piano range features a second piano sound engine, and double the user memory.
Can £175$229 really buy you a usable 88‑note controller keyboard?
Korg’s Opsix takes FM synthesis to places it’s never been before.
A conquering hero returns to the fray after long years in exile. Does the new Prophet Rev 4 still have the power to take on the world?
The Cobalt 8 is a beautifully judged virtual analogue synth.
The new Q-series USB MIDI controllers come in 32-, 49- or 88-note versions.
New stage keyboards offer a choice of form factors and keybed styles.
Novation have injected the Bass Station II with a healthy dose of Aphex acid.
UDO Audio’s highly anticipated debut instrument is a synthesizer with a sound all of its own.
Bristol synth-makers Modal have released desktop module and extended-keyboard versions of their hotly anticipated Cobalt 8 instrument.
The virtual-analogue Cobalt8 provides a wealth of modulation options, and features a full-size velocity- and aftertouch-sensitive keyboard.
The latest instrument from Japanese synth giants Korg aims to make FM synthesis more intuitive.
New workstation is derived from the flagship Kronos, and offers nine different sound-generation engines.
Novation have teamed up with IDM legend Aphex Twin to produce a special edition of their modern classic monosynth, the Bass Station 2.
The Nord Wave 2 is a Jack of all trades and master of, well, really quite a lot!
Arturia step into the big league with their most ambitious instrument yet.
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