A while back the TR-808 celebrated its 40th anniversary and Roland marked the event with all kinds of treats, such as a conversation with Tadao Kikumoto, a 40-year playlist of hits made with the dr

Cable and clutter have always been a concern for musicians who would like to make music whenever and wherever they want.

Not a lot of good things happened this year, but it looks like there will be at least one highlight thanks to Dave Smith's Sequential.

We've seen time and time again that there is virtually no limit to the types of MIDI controller designs that people have come up with.

The power and popularity of digital audio workstations have meant that hardware sequencers are no longer as coveted as they once were.

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