It’s a wonderful time to be experimenting with technology and music. You can create something that looks like the stuff most people imagine as “the future” – elaborate dances of light, power over sound just by waving your hand, software that seems directly out of Star Trek . But you can do it with technology ...
If you want to mash on some arcade buttons for your DJ or live set, your perfect hardware may have arrived. Sure, okay – you’ve seen this before. DJ TechTools followed up on their original, DIY-centric Midi Fighter with the swanky-looking Midi Fighter 3D . Original post: Midi Fighter Spectra: Crazy-Sexy Arcade Buttons, US$175.99 [Live+Serato+Traktor]
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of physical control of a step sequencer for immediate, musical results. But you’d be forgiven for thinking there isn’t much more you can do with the concept. Think again. See the article here: Giant Steps for Step Sequencing: Two Free Ableton Sequencers, with a Twist
I can see exactly how this goes. Read more: Armageddon-Themed Pack for Ableton Live, EP, Featuring Korg Poly800 MKII
In-app editing, at last. Without switching to your Mac or PC, you can now edit or create layouts right on Lemur. Images courtesy Liine. View post: Make Controller Layouts Right on an iPad: New Lemur Arrives, LiveControl 2.0 Soon [iOS; Gallery]
Connecting Reaktor 5.8 with Konkreet Performer from Konkreet Labs on Vimeo . Mapping control from one place (like an iPad) to another (Reaktor) is tough to describe, but easy to see See more here: Hands-on: Spacey Futuristic Beat Control, as Konkreet Performer for iPad Meets Reaktor
Let’s talk about “decimation.” Photo ( CC-BY ) Dale Gillard ; explanation of the reason we’re using Roman soldiers here… in the article. Apple tends to avoid commenting outside its famously-watertight public relations apparatus, but executives sometimes get personal. That appears to be the case for Xander Soren, Director of Product Marketing (and a key ...
Jace Rupture, the man who makes plug-ins mystical. Definitely counts as Advanced Ableton. Go here to read the rest: Advanced Ableton Only: A Master Class in Live Music Making, from NYC, DJ Rupture [Video]
ETHNO TEKH | live at Enig’matik Vibrations [Melb,Aus] 2012 from Ethno Tekh on Vimeo . View original post here: Full-Body Music, Live: AV Kinect Performance, Complete with Beer Bottle [Video]