The Akai MPC One is their cheapest beatmaker yet

Akai are taking the beats outside of the box with their most compact, most affordable MPC controller yet. The MPC One is the exciting new, all-in-one music production controller revealed by Akai at NAMM 2020….

Best Midi Keyboards for Under £80

When you are looking to buy a midi keyboard, there are lots of things to consider – size, number of keys, whether it makes it’s own sound or just a controller, etc. I’ve put together…

Here’s Ikea’s €15 remote control for Sonos, coming soon

Ikea’s partnership with Sonos will soon include a remote control designed for their special SYMFONISK speakers. Sonos have made a name for themselves as all-in-one stereo systems that need no remote. You use your mobiles,…

Paint a masterpiece with MIDI on Dr. Dot

MIDI devices open up millions of possibilities in the world of music creation, maybe it’s time to explore their possibilities in other arts. Dr. Dot is a fascinating piece of painting software that, using the…

Ever wanted to control a synth with your voice? Meet Dubler Studio Kit

Your voice is an instrument you never have to put down. Wouldn’t it be amazing to control synths and drumkits, even manipulate effects with it? Dubler Studio Kit is a new software that transforms your…

The 5 best budget MIDI controller keyboards 2019

Laying your ideas out and creating tracks is simpler than ever with the help of DAW’s and thousands of plugins but without a digital instrument you can only get so far. We’ve got you covered…

Native Instruments’ new keyboard and interfaces are really cheap!

Native Instruments have revealed a new keyboard and 2 new audio interfaces that look wicked but are super affordable. We love Native Instruments here at RouteNote, creators of the incredible MASCHINE production and performance controllers….

Save BIG on ROLI’s amazing Seaboard and their innovative Blocks

ROLI make some of the most innovative instruments to come out in recent years. It all began with their ‘Seaboard’ keyboards featuring an entirely pressure sensitive board with responsiveness between keys and plays to every…

The 5 best Black Friday deals on MIDI controllers/keyboards

Black Friday is the perfect excuse to get yourself some sweet new music equipment. With thousands of savings to be had we’ve collected the 5 best MIDI controller deals for you to get producing on….

Akai’s Mini Play is more than just a MIDI controller

Akai’s new MIDI controller doesn’t just give you power over your software but stands alone as it’s own beast with built-in sounds and speakers. Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a super portable version of “the…