Livid Instruments has begun taking orders for their Ds1 MIDI mixer. which they first previewed at this past winter’s NAMM Show. Livid developers describe the Ds1 as a “rugged, portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance.”
The Ds1 works with any software that supports MIDI. Templates will be available for digital audio workstations such as Ableton Live, Bitwig Studio, Logic and more. The mixer uses the familiar layout of an analog audio mixer to introduce MIDI control, and affords more options for signal routing and sound processing when using digital audio workstations, allowing the user instant access to their mix, effects, and instrument parameters.
The Livid Instruments Guitar Wing Kickstarter project – a project to develop a control surface designed to give guitar and bass players wireless control over MIDI devices – has reached its funding goal, with several weeks left. Continue reading
At the 2014 NAMM Show, Livid Instruments & Dubspot introduced the DS1 MIDI mixing controller.
The DS1 MIDI Mixer is a portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance. The collaboration grew out of Dubspot’s need for a single controller that they could use in classrooms for teaching mixing, production, sound design and DJing.
“We could never find a single complementary controller on the market to meet our functionality and durability needs,” explains Dubspot CEO Dan Giove, “so we decided to simply build one ourselves.” Continue reading
Want to incorporate MIDI-controlled flame-throwers into your act?
They MIDI controller gurus at Livid put together this video that explains how they made a DIY MIDI Controlled Flame Organ: Continue reading
This year, MIDI controller developer Livid Instruments decided to celebrate the 4th of July in a creative way – by creating a MIDI-controlled flame-thrower organ.
Here’s what they have to say about their creation: Continue reading
Livid Instruments shared this sneak preview of the new ‘shields’ they will be releasing for the Brain Jr. Continue reading
Here’s a preview of the Livid BASE in action – a jam with the BASE & Ableton Live. Continue reading
2013 NAMM Show: Livid Instruments has introduced Base – a new MIDI controller that’s designed to combine the technology of drum machines and touch screens.
Base offers 32 pressure-sensitive pads, nine touch sliders, eight touch-sensitive buttons, and eight momentary buttons. Base offers visual feedback va RGB lights and a simple character display.
You can customize all the settings and internal presets using the Base Editor web application. Continue reading