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Review: Novation Launchkey Mini Mk3

Price £99.99 Contact Novation You might think that Novation’s Launch range is all about the Launchpad, a range of four controllers – including the recently-announced Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini – that offers a completely different experience to traditional keyboard controllers. However, the range also includes the Launch Control XL – a lovely compact fader … Continue reading Review: Novation Launchkey Mini Mk3

John Keston – ‘Rain’ Novation Bass Station II Performance

Synthesist and AudioCookbook author John Keston shared the music video for Rain, part of his Strands series of audiovisual  compositions. The music is performed on Novation Bass Station II, making use of the recently added AFX Mode. Here’s what Keston has to say about Rain: “Strands is the working title for a series of audiovisual… … Continue reading John Keston – ‘Rain’ Novation Bass Station II Performance

New Gear Alert – AES 2019 Edition: API’s 50th Anniversary Units, Launchpad X + Mini MK3 from Novation & More

AES 2019 is here! Let’s dive right into some of the most notable new offerings we’ve seen thus far, with more to come next week.   API announces the 862 and 2500 50th Anniversary Editions. Adding to the collection of products celebrating the company’s 50th Anniversary, API is pleased to Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert – AES 2019 Edition: API’s 50th Anniversary Units, Launchpad X + Mini MK3 from Novation & More

Novation Launchpad X, mini are the latest take on the hit music grid controller

Novation’s new grids remain straightforward, but now offer updated expressive and portable versions. And a separate bonus – DIYers wanting to make custom apps for these grids will find it easier than ever. It’s now a full decade since the first Launchpad burst on the scene. There were grids before, and certainly a multitude of … Continue reading Novation Launchpad X, mini are the latest take on the hit music grid controller

New Gear Alert: Launchkey Mini by Novation, Arturia’s AudioFuse 8 Pre, Zenbeats App from Roland & More

Novation introduces the Launchkey Mini. With the new Launchkey Mini, Novation have made their highly popular 25-mini-key portable MIDI keyboard controller for Ableton Live more versatile, adaptable, and playable than ever. Now you can make tracks anywhere using Launchkey Mini’s new arpeggiator, Fixed Chord mode, Capture MIDI, 16 big Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Launchkey Mini by Novation, Arturia’s AudioFuse 8 Pre, Zenbeats App from Roland & More

Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 is yet another tiny keyboard – so how does it stack up?

Mobile keyboards continue to be fruitful and multiply. But Novation’s latest includes standalone mode, so it isn’t just a computer accessory – so let’s see how this category looks now. Novation is the company that brought you the workhorse Launchpad grid, so anyone wanting a keyboard with colored grids on it would do well to … Continue reading Novation Launchkey Mini MK3 is yet another tiny keyboard – so how does it stack up?