Yamaha’s SEQTRAK looks like a return to fun mobile music designs

It’s an FM/sample-based synth, sampler, drum machine, and connected music maker. And most noticeably, it sees Yamaha return to the kinds of fun design we associate with 80s Yamaha and Casio.

New MPC One+ standalone: wireless and more storage, $699 – and runs AIR’s new Juno plugin

The MPC One Plus now adds WiFi and Bluetooth, 16 GB of storage, and brings this entry-level standalone up to the CPU specs of Akai’s other boxes. And it runs the just-announced Juno-60-inspired plugin from AIR, too (also available as software plug-in). Plus that US$699 price is appealing.

Peter Kirn - May 30, 2023

Here’s how to update KORG’s wireless nano controller, and use it with iOS 13 (and more)

In case you missed it, in November, KORG fixed issues with their portable Bluetooth MIDI controllers/keyboards and iOS 13. Wireless operation works with desktop OSes, too – and it’s really cool.

Peter Kirn - February 24, 2020

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