Coming right off the announcement of the new Minilogue polysynth, Korg has revealed two new MIDI controllers, the nano Key and nanoStudio. The nanoKey is a streamlined step-recording controller with 25 velocity-sensitive pads that can even be set to illuminate keys that are relevant to the specific chosen scale. The nanoStudio is a controller for both DJing and production purposes, with fader knobs and sliders for control over numerous parameters and effects.
Both MIDI controllers have the standard USB connection, and can connect to iPads of iPhones using apps such as Korg Gadget or Apple GarageBand, as well as wirelessly through the more typical DAWs. Their perfect for travel and come in a bundled suite with multiple digital instruments, making the pair into a portable studio.
Korg will release the nanoKey and nanoStudio for £130 in May and April respectively.