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Rating and Reviews: Novation Launchkey 61 MK2

Keyboardist? Ableton producer? Here's your MIDI controller. The Novation Launchkey 61 MK2 has 61 keys and 16 full-color RGB pads to match your clips in Live.

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"Great controller with great functions." submitted August 10, 2015

By Gary G in Bokeelia, FL
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Musical Background: Professional, 22 years. Many instruments. Cruise ship, weddings, bars, Carnegie Hall, you name it I've done it or will...
Music Style: Jazz, blues, rock, country, pop, alternative, electronic, dude I don't limit myself to genres...music that doesn't suck how abou
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Overall: This is my first MIDI controller. I'm new to home recording, and DAWS, and all stuff like that so please excuse my lingo if it's not correct. I did ALOT of research before deciding to go with MK2. I love the seamless integration with Ableton. The slider/faders are pre assigned to the track volume. The buttons below them activate and deactivate the tracks. The eight knobs are pre-assigned on virtual instrument, plugins, effects, etc. The 16 trigger pads feel great and the lighting is super freaking cool. The keys feel like butter. Like damn you should see me play them...they make me sound like I can play with ANY band in SWFL. Anyways...this controller does everything that it says it does, nothing more, nothing less. For the price you can't go wrong. I'm extremely happy with my decision. Hope this review provides some insight to y'all that are looking for a MIDI controller that won't break the bank.
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