Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live performance by Moscow punk-techno duo Interchain. Continue reading
This clip is an unofficial video, via Willy Billiams, that captures a Kraftwerk, performing Trans Europe Express in Amsterdam on Jan 22nd, 2015.
What’s interesting about this clip is the perspective. Continue reading
The Roland AIRA MX-1 Mix Performer was one of the most interesting introductions at the 2015 NAMM Show. The MX-1 is a deep, powerful device, though, that’s hard to understand from an overview from the NAMM Show floor.
In this video, via SweetwaterSound, Roland Group Strategy Manager Brandon Ryan provides an in-depth look at the MX-1 and how it differs from traditional mixers. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a live synth jam from the Elektron booth at the 2015 NAMM Show, featuring Cuckoo (on the left) and Dataline (on the right), jamming with a variety of Elektron gear. Continue reading
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
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a ‘deep acid house’ synth jam, by Stefan Fuhrer (aka Zeropage) at the Zeropage Studio.
You can listen to more Zeropage tracks below: Continue reading
Many people are going to look at the recently introduced Novation Launch Control XL as a cool MIDI controller for Ableton Live.
But the fact that you can edit what each knob, slider and button does means that it can be repurposed to do almost anything.
In the video below, Novation’s Chris Calcutt demonstrates using the Launch Control XL as a control center for an all-hardware setup. Calcutt flies through his discussion, but it highlights the importance of the 30 year old MIDI standard and how it lets you assemble complex rigs that combine new and old hardware and software: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live electroacoustic performance by Alex Rigaud of Between the Stomach and the Heart.
Here’s what Rigaud has to say about the performance: Continue reading