Today, Sonic Faction announced Tricky Traps, a suite of interactive gadgets for Ableton and Max for Live. Tricky Traps is a bundle of 16 “creative contraptions” for Ableton and Max for Live and includes step sequencers, MIDI effects, audio effects and instruments which the user can mix and match in any order. Developers explain, “Tricky… Read More Tricky Traps – Interactive Gadgets For Ableton, Max For Live
Novation has updated Launchpad for iOS, adding support for real-time audio stretching, Ableton Link and more. Here’s the official video intro:
Novation shared this short video that demonstrates how to use any of their hardware MIDI controllers with their Launchpad for iPad application.
Novation has shared a series of videos that look at getting started with Launchpad for iOS.
Novation has created an online player version of their Launchpad controller, Launchpad Intro, that can be used with a QWERTY keyboard or a plugged-in Launchpad controller. Taking advantage of the browser’s built-in web MIDI capabilities, Launchpad Intro enables users to remix songs within the Google Chrome browser using QWERTY keyboard, or using a plugged-in Launchpad.… Read More Novation’s Virtual ‘Launchpad Intro’ Uses Chrome + QWERTY
Aaron Leese from Stagecraft Software has released this video about a new Novation Launchpad synth hack, which alters the layout of the Launchpad and, in his words, “makes it more playable” by quantizing the pads to be scales and arpeggios. With the Novation Launchpad Pro, Novation has open sourced its “firmware”; Leese explains that “it’s… Read More Hacking the Novation Launchpad Pro
This video, via Fabrizio Poce, demonstrates the J74 ISO Controllers package, which turns the Novation Launchpad controllers into multi-template isomorphic controllers. By re-assigning notes to the pads and using colors to give information about the harmonic characteristics, the layouts turn both controllers tino easy-to-play instruments, for harmony and melody.
Novation has published a short demo/feature overview of the revamped LaunchPad, with hardware performer / electronic music maker CALC.