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
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live performance by electronica duo Xeno & Oaklander, live on KEXP. Continue reading
This video captures a live performance by Kraftwerk of Nummern (Numbers), live at Hurricane Festival 2009.06.19. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Tim Palander, captures a live minimal acid jam he between Palander and his ‘jam-buddy’ Jimmy.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live Berlin-school style synth jam by synthesists Alba Ecstasy & Nord, – Time is passing very fast – part 5. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a performance by Vangelis of his infamous theme from Chariots of Fire. Continue reading
Pomplamoose (Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn) does a live studio performance of The Internet Is Awesome.
“If you’re one in a thousand, then on the internet, there are two and a half million people who identify with the things you love.” Continue reading