Arturia has announced the imminent release of KeyLab Essential, which they describe as an affordable, yet fully-featured range of new universal MIDI controller keyboards.
A spokesperson told us, "Combining a stylish, rugged MIDI keyboard, DAW controls, deep integration, and iconic music software, KeyLab Essential is set to become the go-to choice for producers and musicians who want maximum bang for their buck. KeyLab Essential provides everything musicians need to create and record music straight out of the box. The 49 and 61-note controllers are packed with intuitive performance controls, feature powerful DAW integration, and come with 3 incredible software titles - Analog Lab, Ableton Live Lite, and UVI Grand Piano Model D."
KeyLab Essential features:
Pricing and Availability:
KEYLAB ESSENTIAL 49 RRP: £189 inc VAT
KEYLAB ESSENTIAL 61 RRP: £235 inc VAT
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