NI has new Kontrol S-Series MK3 keyboards with polyphonic aftertouch

Native Instruments has updated their Kontrol S-Series with a single big glass screen, redesigned buttons, and one big new feature – polyphonic aftertouch, for per-key expression. But those premium features will command a premium price, at $749 up to $1299 for the 88-key hammer action option.

Expressive E’s Osmose gestural keyboard instrument arrives, with artist backing

It’s a keyboard, with elements of a hammer-style action. But it’s also gestural, with per-note articulations. And now, it’s more than just a preorder concept. Expressive E’s Osmose is here, complete with artist backing from Paris to LA to Chennai India, Jean-Michel Jarre to Flying Lotus to AR Rahman.

Peter Kirn - January 5, 2023

Nonlinear Labs C15, ultra-expressive keyboard instrument, adds recording and USB MIDI

The C15 was already a unique and rarefied instrument with multiple, highly expressive controllers for keyboard players. But it was so rarefied it lacked some connectivity and recording features you might want – until now.

Peter Kirn - June 7, 2021

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