We talked with Henri David, who demonstrated how Holon works with wireless sensors to let you physical gestures into musical gestures.… Read More Holonic Systems Previews Mixed Reality Music System
Launch Buttons, a free app that lets you use your iOS/Android device like a LaunchPad-type MIDI Controller for Ableton Live, now allows you to to launch clips from the Apple Watch.… Read More Control Ableton’s Session View With An Apple Watch
Kontrol is designed for wirelessly controlling Traktor from your iPhone or iPad, and it’s now been updated to let you control it from an Apple Watch. … Read More New App, Kontrol, Lets You DJ With Traktor From Your Apple Watch
Medly Labs has released Medly 3.0 an update to their iOS music making app that adds support for new controls, Apple Watch, 10 languages and more. Here’s what’s new in Medly 3.0:
This video, via virtual instrument company AppCordions, is sneak preview of their Micro-SqueezeBox Accordion app for the Apple Watch.
Secret Base Design has released Stompwatch – a new app for iOS that turns your mobile device into a virtual MIDI pedal board. You won’t want to step on it – but you can use it to control both apps and MIDI hardware, using the screen, a Bluetooth keyboard, the Audiobus Remote app, or the… Read More Stompwatch Turns iPhone, iPad + Apple Watch Into MIDI Controllers
Earlier in the year, Algoriddim added Apple Watch support to its djay dj software. This video, via Digital DJ Tips, demonstrates what it’s like to DJ with a watch.
There may be some extremely useful things that musicians can do with smartwatches, but using one to control Ableton Live is probably not at the top of the list.