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Top MIDI Keys & Controllers For Christmas 2017

Top MIDI Keys & Controllers For Christmas 2017

Here At Music Matter We Take A Look At The Top Keys & Controllers For Christmas 2017 From Akai, NI, Ableton & More

Whether you're a beginner looking for their first Controller or a professional looking to upgrade their MIDI Keyboard we have a fantastic selection of Keys & Controllers for you. Take a look at some of the top recommended gear this Christmas.

1. Akai LPK25 Wireless MIDI Keyboard

Akai LPK25 Wireless MIDI Keyboard

The Akai LPK25 Wireless MIDI Controller features a 25-note velocity-sensitive keybed as well as Octave Up and Octave Down buttons to span different octaves for added versatility. The velocity-sensitive keys give you a more of a natural playing feel, emulating the feel of an acoustic piano for enhanced dynamics.

The synth-action style keys are perfect for playing bass lined, chord progressions, finger-drumming and more. The LPK25 also features a full-features on-board, customisable appregiator for added melodic control.

 - 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys capture every subtlety and nuance of your performance
 - Arpeggiator, sustain pedal input, octave up and down and tap tempo controls for instant generation of melodic ideas on the fly
 - MIDI over Bluetooth to iOS and Mac OS X (Bluetooth LE4); MIDI over USB to Mac OS X and Windows
 - Works with virtually all audio software – perfect for controlling soft-synths and sequencing MIDI Data
 - Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC requires no driver installation
 - Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag
 - Four programmable memory banks for instant recall of personal control preferences
 - Comes with editor software for Mac and PC for defining and recalling internally stored programs

  1. Best Seller
    AKAI Professional

    Akai LPK25 Wireless

    25-Key Wireless MIDI Keyboard

    Akai LPK25 Wireless is a 25-Key Wireless MIDI Keyboard that features 25-note velocity-sensitive keybed.

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    Excl. Tax: £49.17 Incl. Tax: £59.00
    RRP £69.99 Save £10.99 (15%)
    1 year warranty

2. Novation Launch Control XL Controller

Novation Launch Control XL

Launch Control XL is the ultimate mixer and device controller for Ableton Live. Immerse yourself in your music using eight 60mm faders and tweak your effects, devices and plug-ins with 24 LED-enhanced knobs and 16 multi-colour performance buttons.

Used in tandem with Launchpad S's powerful 64 button grid, Launch Control XL offers an unprecedented Live control experience. Whether you're triggering clips in the session view or playing drum racks with satisfying LED feedback; Launch Control XL aligns perfectly with Launchpad S's peerless 8x8 surface. You can even combine multiple units for some serious modular mayhem!

Complete with Ableton Live Lite, 1GB of world class Loopmasters sample content and rock-solid mixer integration straight out of the box, Launch Control XL will propel your Ableton Live experience to the next level.

 - Novation Control for Ableton Live: Launch Control XL integrates seamlessly with Ableton Live, providing immediate hands-on control of mixer, effects and instruments.
 - 24 High-Quality Knobs with Customisable Multi-Colour LEDs: Launch Control XL's impressive array of rotary controls illuminate to distinguish between sends, EQs or any other device. Solid, reliable and precise, each pot has a subtle centre notch for powerful EQ-style control, while being almost unnoticeable when unrequired.
 - The Ultimate Performance Combination: Take your music to the next level. Launch Control XL aligns perfectly with Launchpad S to deliver the ultimate Ableton Live control experience.
 - Big Faders, Compact size: Ableton users need faders they can trust. Launch Control XL incorporates eight rugged 60mm faders for high-precision level control, all of which are MIDI re-mappable to envelopes, filters or anything else.
 - Personalise Your Own Control Layouts: Crafting the perfect mix has never been easier. The software editor included with Launch Control XL allows you to design your own templates, placing the power of Ableton right at your fingertips. You can even customise knobs with your own colours and effortlessly switch between your own mappings and Live's built-in functionality.

  1. Novation

    Launch Control XL

    Ableton Live MIDI Controller

    MIDI Controller for Ableton Live, 24 High-Quality Knobs, Big Faders, Compact size, 60mm faders, 16 additional high-performance multi-colour buttons, Ableton Live Lite.

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    Excl. Tax: £110.83 Incl. Tax: £133.00
    RRP £169.00 Save £36.00 (21%)
    1 year warranty

3. M-Audio Code 25 (Black) MIDI Keyboard

M-Audio Code 25 (Black) MIDI Keyboard

M-Audio presents its Code Series keyboard controllers, a family of three full-featured models, combining all of the production power and performance you need to get the most from your music software and MIDI gear.

The Code Series offers several thoughtful design touches that enable you to create and perform your best. A keyboard should not be an obstacle standing in the way of creativity. Instead, it should function as a direct extension of your thoughts ensuring that you convey musical ideas with immediacy, precision and clarity.

 - 25 full-size, velocity-sensitive keys with aftertouch and four assignable zones for splits and layering.
 - Fully assignable XY pad for HID control and a unique way for controlling multiple parameters in virtual instruments
 - 16 fully assignable velocity-sensitive trigger pads for beat production, clip launching, and more
 - 4 assignable 360 encoders for manipulating your DAW, virtual instruments and plugins
 - 5 assignable faders lets you control your DAW, virtual instruments and plugins

  1. M-Audio

    Code 25 (Black)

    25-Key MIDI Keyboard Black Edition

    M-Audio Code 25 (Black) is a 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Black Edition with free software

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    Excl. Tax: £124.17 Incl. Tax: £149.00
    1 year warranty

4. Ableton Push 2 Performance Controller

Ableton Push 2 Controller

Push is now designed and engineered entirely by Ableton for a music-making experience that is as hands-on, expressive and closely integrated with Live as possible. Push and Live work together seamlessly to let you make beats, play notes and chords, work with samples and develop song structure – all without needing to look at a computer.

 - Hardware instrument for hands-on playability with Ableton Live 9.5
 - Play or step sequence beats, notes, chords and automation
 - New sampling workflows: slice, play and manipulate samples from Push
 - Large multicolour display adapts to show what you need
 - 64 sensitive and playable backlit pads
 - 8 touch-sensitive encoders for controlling mixer, devices and instruments, and Live browser navigation
 - Clip launch mode for live performance and arrangement recording
 - Scales mode offers unique approach to playing notes and chords
 - Includes Live Intro for new users

  1. Best Seller

    Push 2 + Live 9.5 Intro

    DAW Controller

    Ableton Push 2 is the Next Generation DAW Controller that features seamless integration with Live 9.5

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    Excl. Tax: £499.17 Incl. Tax: £599.00
    RRP £599.99 Save £0.99 (0%)
    1 year warranty

5. Native Instruments Machine MK3 Pad Controller

Native Instruments Maschine MK3

The Maschine MK3 is the latest edition of the renowned Maschine series form Native Instruments, featuring an upgraded design and a range of new features. The Maschine MK3 retains all the major features that made the MK2 one of the most sought-after production units on the market.

The integrated hardware/software system is comprised of a sampler, arrange mixer, built-in FX and more. The intuitive and sleek design now features dual high-resolution RGB colour displays, allowing you to monitor and see information on all your major settings and parameters including preset names, tempo information, sample info and more.

 - Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more
 - 8 GB MASCHINE library with samples, one-shots, sliced loops, sampled instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
 - Includes 25 GB KOMPLETE 11 SELECT library
 - 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb and compressor
 - 2 high-resolution RGB color displays for precision sample slicing, sound tweaking, note editing, mixing, browsing, and more
 - 16 large, ultra-sensitive pads make two-handed drumming easy

  1. New Product
    Native Instruments

    Maschine MK3

    16-Pad Production & Performance System

    Native Instruments Maschine MK3 is a 16-Pad Production & Performance System that includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more

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    Excl. Tax: £390.83 Incl. Tax: £469.00
    RRP £479.00 Save £10.00 (2%)
    2 years warranty