Korg has updated iKaossilator, its Kaossilator app for iOS, adding Ableton Live export and bug fixes.
Kaossilator uses the X-Y interface popularized by Korg’s Kaoss Line. You can select a scale and key and then play notes by moving your finger across the ‘pad’ area.
Here’s what’s new in iKaossilator 3.0:
- Ableton Project Export: The ability to export a project to Ableton Live.
- iKaossilator Expansions: “EDM” sound set is now available via In-App Purchase.
- Fixed an issue that Shared Loop List did not work.
- Other small tweaks have been made to improve usability and stability.
Korg today introduced the more powerful Mini Kaoss Pad 2s (MiniKP2S), the successor of the classic Kaoss Pad.
According to Korg, the all-in-one design makes it a great entry-level DJ performance tool. Continue reading
Korg today introduced the Electribe Music Production Station, a next-generation, Ableton Live-friendly 16-track polyphonic synth groovebox.
The new Electribe features sixteen back- lit Trigger pads, an intuitive X/Y Touch pad, and is now more mobile than ever, because it can run on battery power (optional AC adapter available).
Here’s the official video intro: 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.
Xmonsta has introduced Pull, a new touchscreen device editor for Ableton Live 9.
Built in Max For Live and based on the Lemur iPad app, Pull is a designed to be a fast and efficient workflow tool for sound designers, producers and mixing/mastering engineers.
Pull allows you to edit full-screen versions of every Ableton Live device (over 60 Lemur templates) directly from your iPad. It follows any device that is currently selected and displays a large, multi-touch template on the iPad for editing.
Here’s a video demo of Pull in action: Continue reading
Patchworks has updated Conductr – its Ableton Live control app for iPad – adding a ‘4-dimensional’ XY pad controller.
Here’s what they have to say about the update: Continue reading
This video, via DJ TechTools, is a video review of the new Akai APC40 mkII, an updated version of the company’s classic Ableton Live controller.
DJ Tech Tools and Red Bull Music Academy have introduced the Orbit, a collaborative DJ controller, designed for Richie Hawtin’s Enter party this summer in Ibiza. Continue reading