Alesis Intros $199 Vortex Wireless Keytar

At the 2014 NAMM Show, Alesis has introduced a $199 wireless Keytar controller, the Alesis Vortex Wireless. Plugging an included USB receiver dongle into any Mac or PC establishes a live USB/MIDI link with the Vortex Wireless. There is also a standard MIDI output (5-pin) mounted in the Vortex Wireless for connecting to hardware MIDI gear.

New Vortex Multitimbral Sequencer + Synth

Home Grown Sounds has released Vortex, described as a ‘break through’ VSTi Multitimbral Sequencer. Vortex is a performance instrument, offering 12 tracks of multitimbral sequencing + synthesis, with an emphasis on quick and easy music creation. Features: Real-time triggers which allow manipulating the sequences with effects such as Stutter (and programmable stutter), Restart, Half tempo, double… Read More New Vortex Multitimbral Sequencer + Synth