Hey, Southern California readers: Synth-maker Novation is hosting a free event tomorrow night (May 18) at the Musicians’ Institute in Hollywood, featuring live electronic performances and their latest gear.
POJ Studios has announced Livepad – an MIDI controller app for iPad, inspired by the Novation LaunchPad.
Livepad is designed to let you control Ableton Live and other DJ programs with MIDI over WiFi or USB.
- Control Ableton Live with your iPad!
- MIDI over WiFi
- MIDI over USB with iPad camera kit and most iPad midi accessories (accessories not included)
- AirPlay Support
- Session, User 1, User 2 modes
- Mixer Mode
- Solo Track
- Mute Track
- Send Effects
- Stop Tracks
- Arm Tracks
- Rotating Display
- Highly Responsive
If you’d like to learn more about before it’s released – and you’re in the UK – you may want to check out Novation’s UK Summer Tour. Novation will be holding a series of informal workshops around the UK, demonstrating their new gear, including the Launchpad S, Launchkey 25 and the Bass Station II.
Here’s the schedule: Continue reading
Here’s what’s new in LaunchKey 1.2:
- Audiobus support – you can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible app
- Can now set Tempo, use the ARP/TEMPO button to switch control
- Can now set Volume, use the OCTAVE/VOL button to switch control
- 10 New Patches
- Now set all app settings from in-app menu
- Now allows MIDI Input Port selection
- Useful links in the about section
LaunchKey is available now in the App Store.