Korg introduced their nanoSERIES 2 Slim-line USB-MIDI Controllers early in the year, at the 2011 NAMM Show. They’ve just released this video, though, which gives an overview of each of the controllers in the series.
The nanoKEY2 is equipped with 25 velocity-sensing keys.
For entering drum parts, the nanoPAD2 offers 16 responsive pads and an X-Y touchpad.
The nanoKONTROL2 offers knobs, switches, and faders – for controlling any DAW computer based DAW or numerous types of other music production software.
The nanoSeries 2 controllers are available now for around $50.
This is a short video showing the Numark iDJ Live control surface, originally introduced at the 2011 NAMM Show.
iDJ Live is an basic DJ controller for iOS DJ apps. Here’s what Numark has to say it:
iDJ Live is the easiest way to become a DJ with your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. This iOS-DJ controller is perfect for anyone from Pro DJs to music lovers who have never tried DJing before.
The iDJ Live system harnesses the processing power of your iPad, iPod or iPhone and enables you to DJ parties, events and even clubs using the music that is already on your iPod via Algoriddim’s djay or other Core MIDI-enabled apps.
Numark is targeting casual DJ’s with iDJ Live, pricing it at about $100 retail.
This is a video preview of the Moog Lap Steel Guitar, from the 2011 NAMM Show.
The Moog Lap Steel combines Moog Guitar technology with the expressive capabilities of the Lap Steel guitar.
All the innovations of The Moog Guitar; Full Sustain, Controlled Sustain and Mute modes, Harmonic Blends and the onboard Moog Ladder Filter are integrated to allow for new playing techniques. Continue reading →
The Korg Kaoss Pad Quad lets you use up to four effects simultaneously. These effects can be sync’ed to the beat of your music, to transform your song in realtime. Any audio source can be processed; an MP3 player, a mixing board, an instrument, even vocals via the mic input.
If you’ve got a question that you’d like to see addressed in the review, the best place to ask it is probably on the video at YouTube.