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This screenshot is from a video of Porter Robinson's performance of "Sad Machine" at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA (from Last Call with Carson Daly). This shows Porter's live setup during the Worlds tour. His primary keyboard controller looks to be the Akai MPK61 USB/MIDI Keyboard Controller, which sits to the right of his laptop. The original video can be found [here](http://www.hulu.com/watch/690199).more
At 3:05 in this video by Akai, Mark Foster talks about his use of the MPK61 saying, "I mean I'd experimented with a couple different midi keyboards before deciding on the Akais. And I think the way that it is setup is pretty user-friendly. I think it's pretty intuitive, just the way that the layout is and it seemed to be the most reliable midi controller. So that's why we went with that. And then also, it's just good to have the capabilities of having the pads separate from the keys and the faders, you know, to be able to program cutout for release and having effects there, it just made sense for what we needed to do."more
As far as MIDI keyboards go this is a great keyboard. The only downside is the portability (I have no problem transporting it from place to place if needed but some people may because it's so large). Although you can get a smaller MPK if you want something more portable. I produce in my home and in my studio so that's where the portability becomes a factor. Anyone in the same situation may want to consider that when choosing the size. Other than that the MPKs are GREAT