Moldover + Livid Instruments’ Guitar Wing = ‘Not Your Mirror’

Livid Instruments has released a new video demonstrating their Guitar Wing controller:

“Controllerism Godfather Molder performing “Not Your Mirror” using Livid Instruments’ Guitar Wing. Moldover is using the Guitar Wing to control Native Instruments Guitar Rig and Ableton Live for real-time guitar effects, vocal effects, and tracking.”

The Guitar Wing is an expressive MIDI control surface designed for guitar and bass players. The device attaches to an electric guitar or bass and communicates wirelessly to the user’s computer or USB-MIDI host.

More information about the Guitar Wing is at the Livid Instruments website.

 

Bitwig Studio Gets First Major Update

bitwig-1.1Bitwig has released Bitwig Studio 1.1, the first major upgrade since the release of the new DAW for Linux, Mac & Windows earlier this year.

Bitwig Studio 1.1 delivers controller integration; latency compensation for plug-ins and hardware; the option to create elaborate sidechains and presets with multi-in/out VST technology; new routing options and more.

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Aria Sounds Releases ‘Ethnic Flutes’ Library

aria_sounds_ethnic_flutes_vst_bundle_kontaktAria Sounds has released the Ethnic Flutes bundle for Kontakt. The library features the Chinese xiao, Indian bansuri and Bolivian pan flute.

All three flutes were recorded with “an exceptionally skilled ethnic flutes specialist, with some brilliant new facilities and equipment, with stunning true legato” on the Bansuri and Xiao. The pan flute is available only with the bundle.
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An Interview With KMI’s Keith McMillen

keith-mcmillenThe latest episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast is an interview with electronic instrument designer Keith McMillen of Keith McMillen Instruments (KMI).

McMillen has been active as an instrument designer for nearly thirty years. In that time, he has managed music technology departments at Gibson, Harmon Kardon and other companies and created a variety of new instruments, ranging from advanced stringed instruments at Zeta Music to new types of music controllers at KMI.  Continue reading