M-Audio returns with the Axiom Air Keyboard Controllers. These controllers are certainly the best looking controllers that I’ve seen. Fortunately the feature list looks just as good. Each of the 3 versions of this keyboard controller comes with M-Audio’s Ignite software & Avid’s Pro Tools Express.
The Axiom Air Keyboard Controller comes in 3 different configurations. There is a semi weighted 61 key / 12 pad version and a synth action 49 key / 12 pad version. Then there is what i personally like to call the beat maker, which is a a 25 key / 16pad version. The street prices will be $499, $399 & $299 respectively. Expected to hit the streets in April the Axiom Air Keyboard Controllers certainly look promising.
Check out our NAMM 2013 demonstration video.
More about IGNITE – THE MOST INTUITIVE SOFTWARE FOR MUSIC CREATION
Designed from the ground up to deliver hassle-free integration with any current-generation M-Audio keyboard, Ignite provides a refreshingly original and musician-centric way to quickly capture, combine, and arrange musical ideas. The intuitive graphic interface encourages experimentation and exploration. Smart MIDI Players can empower any musical performance. Bring any composition to life through over 275 superior instruments sounds, created by AIR Music Technology. When you’re ready to collaborate with other musicians or take your ideas to the next level, you can share them through SoundCloud. Export WAV, MP3 and MIDI files created using Ignite and import them into Avid® Pro Tools® Express—or any DAW software.