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.
Nektar has released a free Panorama Reason update that adds support for Reason 8 and support for 24 new Rack Extensions, taking the total number of mapped RE’s to 139.
Here are the details on what’s new: Continue reading
This video, via William Mathewson, is a sneak preview of the prototype WMD Poly Pressure Key-Array, demonstrating a few early modes on the performance side. Continue reading
Native Instruments today released the Komplete Kontrol S-Series control keyboards and the latest generation of Komplete and Komplete Ultimate software bundles.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Xmonsta has released version 2.0 of Pull, its iPad device editor app for Ableton Live.
The new version adds support for controlling VST/AU plugins and Max For Live devices, directly from your iPad. Continue reading
The Photosynthesizer is a musical interface, created by Nidhi Malhotra and Hirumi Nanyakkara, that’s explores using a living system as an instrument. Continue reading
Developer Christian Stöcklmeier contacted us to let us know about Zaquencer – a custom firmware for the Behringer BCR2000 (above) that turns the popular MIDI controller into a standalone hardware step sequencer.
Zaquencer does this by replacing Behringer’s firmware, which makes BCR2000 work as a MIDI controller, with a custom firmware that makes the BCR2000 work as a hardware step sequencer.
Here’s an overview of Zaquencer: Continue reading
DJ TechTools‘ Ean Golden explains his controllerism DJ rig.
Golden does a great job of explaining the technical details of his rig, which he used in Ibiza, opening for Hawtin….