1,529 Views· Posted 01/26/2016
Join Enrique Martinez as he composes a dance track—on the spot—using the Novation Launchpad Pro with Ableton Live. Though it’s been designed specifically for Ableton Live, the Launchpad will work equally as well with any DAW or hardware MIDI device. The enhanced RGB LED back-lit pads are velocity and pressure sensitive, allowing for fluid expression and creativity when composing and performing. The layout is designed to keep your
1,570 Views· Posted 01/21/2016
We're taking a look and a listen to 3 new additions to Teenage Engineering's line of pocket synthesizers.
1,418 Views· Posted 07/17/2015
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates Universal Audio’s next-generation Apollo Thunderbolt 2 audio interfaces (Thunderbolt 2 lets you connect to the latest hi-res displays and doubles the bandwidth of the original Thunderbolt by offering 20 Gb/s of speed via two channels in both directions). This video showcases the three rackmount models, including the Apollo 8,
1,989 Views· Posted 01/27/2015
In this video, our in-house audio expert, Rob Rives, demonstrates the new, console-free StudioLive RM32AI from PreSonus, a 32-input digital mixing system that can be controlled using your Mac or PC. It offers full touchscreen integration when used with an iPad or a multi-touch Windows 8 computer. Designed for a wide array of live sound mixing and studio applications, the system is equipped with 32 recallable mic preamps
694 Views· Posted 01/12/2015
In the following video, Rob Rives takes a look at the new Streichfett String Synthesizer from Waldorf and how it recreates the sound of classic string synths from the 1970s and '80s. The video explores the synth’s presets, as well as what each control is capable of doing to affect the sound. Rives demonstrates the type of sounds the synth is capable of producing, ranging from how it sounds dry to what its effects and LFO can do to the
1,430 Views· Posted 03/24/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the QCon Pro DAW controller from Icon Digital, and how it is capable of streamlining your workflow when tracking and mixing. The video explores the unit's compatibility and functionality with a variety of common DAWS such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Ableton Live, including its mapped controls. Rives discusses how the QCon Pro's eight touch-sensitive, motorized faders can be used to control different
3,123 Views· Posted 01/23/2014
In this video David Roman of Universal Audio visits and gives us a tour of the new Apollo Twin desktop thunderbolt audio interface with Unison mic preamp technology and Realtime plug-in processing.
1,443 Views· Posted 01/22/2014
The new Studio model is the largest of NI’s Maschine controllers and ships with the 2.0 version of the software. Featuring pads for playing drums and melodies, sequencing, sampling, effects, and an 8GB library of drum sounds, loops, and instruments.
5,169 Views· Posted 11/21/2013
With a 40-bit floating point DSP mix engine, 100mm motorized faders, 40 channels, MIDAS mic-preamps, gates, dynamics processing, EQ, 8 built-in FX engines, remote control, and more.
1,219 Views· Posted 09/09/2013
More than just keyboards, the Axiom A.I.R. line of controllers feature pads, faders, rotary knobs, buttons, and more. They also use HyperControl technology to automatically map those controls to supported DAWs.
85 Views· Posted 07/26/2013
In this video we take a look at the Launchpad S, see what’s been updated, and check out how it functions as a controller for Ableton Live.