At the 2015 NAMM Show, producer & performer DiViNCi (Solillaquists of Sound, Ms. Lauryn Hill) was at the Ableton suite, demonstrating his approach to using the Push for live performance. Continue reading
This video captures a demonstration by Byron Mallett of using Pensato – a virtual reality interface for controlling music software and devices, using an Oculus Rift and custom VR gloves.
Here’s what Mallet has to say about the technology he’s using: Continue reading
New Zealand producer Rodi Kirk performs of his tune Underwater at the Humboldthain club in Berlin using Push, Space Echo and Juno 106.
After about 90 seconds of music (no narration, just annotated screens), Mapping Genius walks viewers through how to use the Keith McMillen Instruments QuNeo controller as a touch – sensitive effects controller for Native Instruments’ Traktor.
This mapping controls beat and sound coloring effects, has hotcues, flux mode, and loop control, and is available as a free download from Mapping Genius’ website.
In this video, composer Hagai Davidoff demonstrates using gestures to create ‘virtual bowing’, in order to add realism to synthesized string performances.
Davidoff uses a combination of the Leap Motion controller and GECO MIDI to expressively control virtual instruments. He previously released a video, demonstrating his approach to gestural orchestration.
Check it out and let us know what you think! Continue reading
IK Multimedia has released a series of videos that demonstrate the use of their new $25 iRing gestural controller with several iOS music applications.
The iRings work with the cameras in iOS devices to sense the position of your hands and translate gestures into control over music apps.
In the above video, iRing and the iRing FX/Controller control Loopy HD and Korg Gadget, using Audiobus, iRing FX/Controller as MIDI controller and iRing for motion-based gestures. Continue reading