Museek Mag October 2016 - Page 58

Museek Museek Mag Mag * required Cons: * nents. The monitors were designed to work vertically but can be used in a horizontal fashion if Quite expensive because of the the Built in DSP Engine and very high quality compo- Summary: Best Monitors money can buy if budget is not an issue for you. The Eve SC205 offers a nice transparent and open top end and a tight low end. Highly recommended. The two other critical components in your recording studio include MIDI controllers and Microphones. Both of these are input devices. Though is is possible to perform music performance even on a guitar with a choice of Guitar MIDI converters the Keyboards are the defacto standard for any Music Production setup. When it comes to the selection of the controller of choice there are two criteria to consider, if your main instrument is a keyboard and you play Piano then going in for a 88 Key controller keyboard is a very good choice. 88 Key Weighted option keyboard controllers are more expensive than the synth action keyboards that are available for general use. When it comes to 88Key Weighted Keyboard then the options are from Yamaha, Roland, Arturia, Behringer and Nektar. But for most of us a 61 key model or even a 49 Key model if there is a space constraint is more than sufficient. The brands that we are looking at for Keyboard controllers are Roland, Yamaha and Nektar. Keyboard Controller shoot out: ................................................................................................................................................................ Roland A-49 Midi Keyboard Controllers: October - November 2016 58