Joué introduces the Grand Fretboard for all your MIDI fingering needs

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Following on from the Grand Clavier Joué has produced the not unexpected Grand Fretboard. It transforms their Joué Board MPE/MIDI controller into a squishy guitar fretboard controller for playing licks and chords over a greater range. Grand Fretboard The Joué controller is a weird thing. If offers a different but very expressive way of generating […]

NAMM 2019: Arché – physically modelled strings for authentic expressive control

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Expressive E the makers of the weirdly wonderful Touché wobbly MIDI/CV controller has introduced Arché, a suite of virtual instruments that model the acoustic qualities of cello, viola and violin. Arché Collection The software simulates the physics of real bows hitting real strings and aims to recreate every last detail of that interaction. It is […]

Joué expressive modular MIDI controller gets a 25 key Grand Clavier

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Joué is an interesting MIDI and MPE controller that can be reconfigured with modular controller parts that sit on the Joué board. There are slider modules, drum pads, controllers and up until now a two-thirds width 1-and-a-half octave mini piano keyboard. But now they’ve announced Grand Clavier, a 25 key mini keyboard that spreads itself […]

Touché SE: affordable version of the wobbly block USB expressive controller thing

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Expressive E, makers of the Touché MIDI/CV instrument controller have a new, more affordable version. The Touché SE is the same wobbly block style of controller but they’ve removed all the external CV and MIDI connections so it only works via USB with software instruments. Touché SE The Touché is a slightly strange device that […]