In this video, composer Alexander Brandon reviews the Yamaha MOXF8 88-key workstation keyboard.
Brandon demos the Yamaha MOXF8, explains why he likes workstation keyboards and discusses why he chose it over other workstations. Continue reading
The next Akai MPC workstation may run Windows 8, based on a sneak preview of a MPC prototype that Akai and Microsoft showcased at Microsoft’s Build 2014 – a developer conference held April 2-4 in San Francisco.
The new MPC hardware, above, looks like a bit like a modified MPC Renaissance, with a much larger screen. The OS it runs on is Windows Embedded Industry 8.1, a version of Windows 8.1 that’s designed for running custom hardware systems, rather than standard PCs. Continue reading
Music Computing has announced the Gen 4 versions of the StudioBLADE and ControlBLADE line of all-in-one music keyboard production stations.
StudioBLADEs and ControlBLADEs are all-in-on-workstations, designed to let you compose; record, mix, and master songs.
Here’s what’s new: Continue reading
Here’s a look at Roland’s first new workstation since the Fantom-G, the FA series - Keyboard Magazine’s Dave Bryce takes a look at the Roland FA-08.
Here’s part 2 of the Keyboard’s Roland FA-08 first look: Continue reading
2014 NAMM Show: Roland today introduced its new FA music workstation series, which features a sound collection inherited from their flagship INTEGRA-7, studio-quality effects, expressive real-time controls and onboard sampling for instant audio playback from the 16 backlit pads.
The sequencer features simple operation and non-stop loop recording, letting you capture songs and ideas as they come and export them as multitrack data to use with your DAW. The FA-06 also switches instantly from a standalone keyboard to become a powerful DAW tool, with USB audio/MIDI interfacing, powerful real-time controllers, DAW transport controls and more. Continue reading