Its MIDI, its mechanical, and it aint ugly. Whether you're working it in as part of your live Zero 4 DJ/production setup, or for rocking out with a stringed axe to better harness lives effects modules in a more intuitive way, you couldn't go too far wrong with the German behringer offering. Price varies from $140 to $200 depending on where you buy from. But don't take my word for it you check out the full low-down from owners over at the Ableton forums by clicking this or you can get to the official site by clicking this.




 
Maybe "less is more" is your kind of thing?


 

Maybe you need something a little less fandangled for a slightly less complexed workflow. Hows about the 4 button T2 MIDI switch by Randall?  Looks a bit like the Marshall but with one less switch.