So you want to upgrade your music making arsenal and join in on the MIDI keyboard fun? This is one of the best ideas you’ve had since deciding to make music in general! MIDI keyboard controllers are becoming more of the norm as time goes on, especially with the continuing rise of digital setups, whether it’s for the home, semi-pro or professional studio. As we saw in our top 10 MIDI keyboard controllers article, there are numerous models and brands out there that offer very nice makes of keyboards to give us some options. But which one is best for those of us who are just starting out? What’s up with all of these knobs, encoders, faders, and crazy software bundles? Which one is best for beginners? Let’s take a look at a few choices.