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.
This video features
Livid Instruments founder Jay Smith talking with controllerism champion Matt Moldover about the growing DIY movement, MIDI guitars, the evolution of “producer” and more.
In the video below, controllerist
Moldover explains, step-by-step, the evolution, design, and building of his custom Mojo MIDI controller:
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Saturday Synth Porn: Can a MIDI controller be sexy?
Check out this promo video for
Custom MIDI Controller‘s SR MixControl and let us know what you think.
The SR MixControl was designed and built custom for Simon Rodgers of Victoria, Australia. It features black concave arcade buttons, bright red LED’s, sliders, spring buttons and smooth knobs.
Tying it all together is custom artwork from Clay Chollar.
The controller also integrates a programmer application that enables complex LED functionality and preset memory.
Moldover works his Mojo at a NAMM afterparty.
The Mojo is a MIDI controller that combines ideas from traditional instruments, DJ hardware, and game controllers.
More info at
Livid Instruments and Moldover.
Moldover was at NAMM this year, working his Mojo.
The Mojo is a custom DJ controller design that features heavy-duty arcade style controllers.
Moldover has introduced a new DJ controller, the Mojo.
Works with all MIDI compatible music software
Includes new Moldover template for Ableton Live
10 ultra-responsive touch strips
24 competition-grade arcade buttons
Rubberized knobs, rugged faders and burly toggle switches
Assembled in San Francisco CA by Andy from
Pance Party Sexy mahogany body by
Livid Instruments Scratch-resistant anodized aluminum faceplate
Environmentally sealed twist-lock USB cable included
USB bus powered electronics by
Hale Micro Class-compliant USB device (no driver to install)
Free copy of Moldover’s self-titled album included
Dimensions: 11.5″ x 18″ x 4″, 7.5lbs
“Will totally get you laid”
The Mojo retails for $1799. You may want to get details on that last feature.
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Wham Bam Thank You NAMM – an after hours event at the 2010 NAMM Show – will be held Friday, January 15th from 8pm-4am.
The event will feature performances by:
DJ G Ov
A music technology discussion and panel will also be held from 8pm-10pm, with Peter Kirn of Create Digital Music.
INFORMATION LINE: 213.915.6120
251 Main St
Los Angeles, CA