Korg intros 61-key USB keyboard for mobile musicians
Now you can play like a real musician while collecting tips in the local park.
Back in the day when musicians wore mullets and eye shadow, they typically stacked playable keyboards from Korg, Yamaha, Kawai and others on tiered stands, all linked together with MIDI cables. There were also the standalone modules — MIDI linked — that provided extra sound banks on designated MIDI channels. All of this could be sequenced using a standalone device provided by the likes of Alesis, or via sequencer built into an actual keyboard. Now we have software-based sequencers and sound banks which can be programmed and played using a laptop or tablet and a USB-connected “piano.” Boy have times changed.
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