Novation today introduced Launch Control XL – a new MIDI controller that they call ‘the ultimate controller for Ableton Live’.
According to Novation, the Launch Control XL helps you focus more on your music and less on your laptop, by providing 16 buttons, 24 knobs and eight faders, all of which integrate seamlessly with Live.
Here’s their official demo video: Continue reading
Novation has updated its Launchpad app for iOS to make it Universal – so it now runs on both iPhone and iPad.
Here’s what’s new in Novation Launchpad 1.6.0: Continue reading
Novation has announced an update to their Launchpad App for iOS.
Launchpad lets you make, record and share music on the iPad by triggering and mixing sounds on a grid. The updated version, v.1.5 lets you output those songs directly into any Audiobus-compatible application.
This opens the door to doing things like:
- Adding to your songs using GarageBand
- Applying external effects during live performance
- Outputting beats straight to Cubasis
Developer Thomas Arndt has released B-Step Sequencer – an iOS app designed to turn your iPad into a music sequencing workstation.
The sequencer comes with native support for one or two Novation Launchpads. B-Step supports CoreMIDI, Virtual MIDI ports, Network MIDI and many MIDI hardware devices. It also supports MIDI Learn, so you can control B-Step’s user interface with any MIDI controller you like. Continue reading
This official Novation video features Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll, in his studio, sharing his thoughts on their new Bass Station II. Continue reading
In this video, JK Swopes of SoundsAndGear reviews the new Novation Bass Station II analog synthesizer.
The Bass Station II is a 25 key, 2 oscillator monophonic synth, with sub oscillator, 2 filter types, arp, step sequencer and assignable aftertouch. Continue reading
Novation has released an updated version of LaunchPad for iPad – their iOS beat sequencing application.
Here’s what’s new in version 1.4:
- Audio Import update: Now features AudioCopy with supported apps
- News section: Keep up to date with Novation Launchpad App news and stories
- Performance enhancements, bug fixes and graphics tweaks
Here’s a video introduction to the new features: Continue reading
Synthesist and sound designer Alba Ecstasy has released a new sound library for the Novation Bass Station II. Continue reading