Today, Ableton announced their new Connection Kit, a free toolkit for music makers who want to use Live with technologies such as Arduino, LeapMotion, littleBits, Lego Mindstorms EV3 and OSC. Connection Kit developers pose the question: “Ever thought about using your webcam to control a synthesizer? Imagine creating a soundscape using weather data from the… Read More Free Max For Live Kit Connects Ableton Live to Arduino, Mindstorms, littleBits and More
Here’s an update on the littleBits + Synthtopia Make Music Sweepstakes: The winner of the giveaway – which features the littleBits Synth Kit and new Synth Pro Pack – is reader Tim Breitberg.
Chris Stack, aka Experimental Synth, has been working on a series of videos exploring possibilities with the new LittleBits MIDI and CV modules. Stack says, “[In this video series] I was able to hook LittleBits into my DSI Pro 2, Moog Voyager, Ableton and Koushion in some really interesting ways, and the results were surprisingly… Read More Experimental Synth’s littleBits + Koushion + Ableton Demo
Synthtopia has teamed up with littleBits for a “make music sweepstakes” giveaway. The prize? The littleBits Synth Kit, along with the new Synth Pro Pack:
Modular building kit creator littleBits has released a new Makey Makey module, designed to let you incorporate everyday objects into projects. Combined with the littleBits Korg Synth Kit, you can turn just about anything as a music controller.
This video, featuring Korg analog engineer Tatsuya Takahashi, takes a look at the new littleBits Korg LFO module. The LFO module is currently under consideration for manufacture at the littleBits BitLab. At the BitLab, visitors can view proposed new modules and vote for the ones that they’d like to see manufactured.
This morning, littleBits and Korg announced the release of three new modules for their popular Synth Kit. New MIDI, CV, and USB I/O modules are now available to enable user to connect the kit to additional equipment in the music studio. The original littleBits SYNTH KIT, launched in the Fall of 2013, lets you build your… Read More Korg and littleBits Release MIDI, CV, and USB I/O Synth Kit Modules
littleBits has announced that Dr Bleep’s Bleep Drum will make it to production, as part of their modular building system. The Bleep Drum is a lo-fi Arduino-based drum machine. The littleBits module version can be triggered from any changing signal, like the output from an oscillator, sequencer, or even a simple button.