Alternate Controllers

Alternate Controllers

ENHANCIA Launches MIDI Ring Controller Neova on Kickstarter

You might remember Enhancia's ring controller from this post back in January.

They are now on Kickstarter.

"Grenoble, France. April 17, 2018: ENHANCIA is pleased to announce that MIDI ring Neova will be available for pre-sale on Kickstarter on April 17, 2018 at 17:00 UTC+2. The campaign will continue until May 17, 2018 and ENHANCIA set out the goal of $50,000 to finish the product

FACT review: ROLI Blocks

Published on Apr 17, 2018 FACTmagazine

"New innovations in hardware design are making music production easier and more accessible than it’s ever been. Spearheading this revolution is ROLI, a UK startup that has challenged perceptions of electronic interfaces with its Seaboard RISE controller, a keyboard that responds to strikes, glides, slides and lifts like an acoustic instrument.


Prophet 12 & Touchè

Published on Apr 16, 2018 Default Corporation

"a short video using my Prophet 12 and (sound comes only pressing the pad controller) a preset inside ExpressiveE Touchè. The preset is processed by a extra long software reverb."

Wireless Muscle Controller

Richard demonstrates wireless muscle sensor

Published on Apr 15, 2018 Opal Sky Video

"A DIY demonstration of a wireless transmission of control voltage from a muscle sensor to a modular synthesizer."

Musikmesse 2018: CHRT Synthesizer

Published on Apr 14, 2018 KEYBOARDS

"Ein Highlight von der Musikmesse 2018: der CHRT Synthesizer Stand direkt neben der Sound&Recording Studioszene."

See the CHRT label below for more.

MESSE 2018: CHRT Synthesizer - A True Analogue Monophonic Valve Synthesizer

Published on Apr 11, 2018 sonicstate

Update: one more from Synth Anatomy:

MESSE 2018: CHRT Synthesizer - Analog Valve Instrument For Wind Instrumentalists | SYNTH ANATOMY


"CHRT Synthesizer is a true analog monophonic valve sythesizer, designed mainly as a sound module for MIDI wind controllers, such as Yamaha WX5 or Akai EWI. A slight variation of firmware can

Artiphon + Pittsburgh Modular Analog Synthesizer (Artiphon Plus Series)

Published on Apr 3, 2018 Artiphon

"We recently connected the INSTRUMENT 1 to this Pittsburgh Modular analog synthesizer system, and now you can see how we did it!

Play any sound anywhere on the world's most versatile MIDI controller – the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1.

Learn more at"

Explore SWAM sounds by Audio Modeling: Available in NOISE

Published on Mar 29, 2018 ROLI

"SWAM Flutes now available in the NOISE app:

When was the last time you heard the clarinet solo from Rhapsody in Blue performed on a keyboard? It's impossible — unless your keyboard is a Seaboard and the clarinet sound is the pitch-perfect, physically modelled instrument built with the SWAM sound engine.

Watch our film to

Matt Traum EVI - “Overjoyed”

Published on Mar 26, 2018 Patchman Music

"Matt Traum (from Patchman Music) plays his vintage Steinerphone EVI (handmade by EVI / EWI inventor Nyle Steiner) that Matt personally customized. The very rare EVI is one of the very first EVIs of this body shape ever made by Steiner as he was working on an all-MIDI version of this instrument with this body design (which later became known as the "MIDI

Touché & Minilogue : Housey Bass

Published on Mar 23, 2018 Expressive E

"In this series of videos, we explore some of the presets for the Korg Minilogue that comes with every Touché.

Touché ships with Lié, its companion software. Lié is a host of plug-ins and comes with tailor-made sounds and configurations for a selection of synthesisers, as well as tools to make your own software and hardware presets.

Those hardware

Treat Yourself :)