Reviewer Tom Brislin checks out Alesis' new Vortex Wireless keytar controller, which features built-in wireless MIDI over USB, transmitted to an included USB dongle you can plug into your computer-based sound source. The accelerometer control of the original Vortex is on hand as well. Read the full review in our October 2014 issue.
Alesis Vortex Wireless keytar controller reviewed
The original Alesis Vortex was a boon to those who wanted to experience the joy of the keytar at a low price. The new Vortex Wireless takes that same feature-packed controller and adds wireless MIDI-over-USB transmission. That’s more than a novelty, as having any sort of tether onstage can really be an obstacle to full keytar enjoyment and unrestrained performance. Let’s take a look at this truly unique remote controller keyboard.