Zivix, makers of the PUC wireless MIDI interface, have update their PUC Connect app for iOS. The update adds support for wireless control of hardware MIDI instruments.
The latest version of the free PUC Connect app, for iPad & iPhone, features the ability to send or receive MIDI via the 5 pin DIN port.
WIth this update, you can use the PUC to connect your iPad or iPhone wirelessly to hardware with DIN connectors. Continue reading
Developer Matthias Frick (MIDI LE) let us know that he has released the source code for his Arduino MIDI over Bluetooth project, Blidino, at GitHub.
Blidino is an Arduino project, designed to allow you to add wireless connectivity to standard MIDI devices, using the recently added MIDI over Bluetooth protocol on iOS and OS X.
Quicco Sound, creators of the mi.1 Wireless MIDI interface, have released mi1 connect – an iOS app that lets you wirelessly connect with your iOS music software.
It’s a free download from the App Store.
The mi.1 wireless MIDI interface, below, was introduced earlier in the year. It a pair of MIDI plugs that have a built-in Bluetooth transmitter, so you can plug them into any MIDI keyboard and turn it into a wireless MIDI controller:
Here’s a demo of the mi.1 system in action: Continue reading
Retronyms – developer of iMPC Pro, iMini, iProphet and other iOS apps – has announced their first venture into music hardware,Retronyms.
Wej is a non-skid performance platform that lets you connect your USB MIDI controllers to your iOS music apps, wirelessly, over the new Apple Bluetooth LE MIDI protocol. It’s designed to be a connectivity hub for iOS music making. Continue reading
Modulus Music’s Liam Lacey was at the London 2014 Music Tech Fest hackathon recently, where he demonstrated this hack:
“For my hack I played around with Thalmic Labs Myo gesture armband device and developed software for it that turned it into a MIDI controller. I then mapped it’s MIDI messages to a set of audio loops, instruments and effects within Ableton Live to demonstrate how the device could be used as a music performance tool.”
In the latest episode of Sonic Touch, Nick Batt and Gaz Williams take a look at the new iConnectivity iConnectMIDI 4+ and Korg Gadget update. Continue reading
Novation has announced that its Launch Control XL mixer and device controller for Ableton Live is now shipping.
Designed for use with the 64-button Launchpad S grid, Launch Control XL offers an enhanced Live control experience.
Ever wonder why Macs are popular with musicians?
This video might be one reason. Continue reading