After much anticipation, Bitwig Studio, the DAW software that takes Ableton Live's ball and runs with it, has arrived to reinvigorate your music-making life. This comprehensive music production and performance platform goes heavy on user-friendly workflow features and light on clutter. The whole point is to unleash your musical creativity. But can it hang with the veterans of the industry? Is it just a re-designed Ableton Live copycat? We've sweated the details to let you know.
At NAMM we got first-person looks at Bitwig Studio’s integration with controllers from Novation, Livid Instruments and Nektar, whose Panorama P1, P4, and P6 models should be deeply entwined with the software from Bitwig’s launch day. At first glance Bitwig’s layout looks extremely similar to Ableton Live, the program Bitwig’s founders worked on before splitting […]
The almost-released new entrant in the DAW world, Bitwig Studio, is finally announcing a real release date, March 26, 2014. After nearly two years of development, the software will arrive on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Bitwig’s team will be on the NAMM convention floor this week showing off near-final versions of the software, […]
We continue to wait for an official release date from Berlin-based Bitwig Studio – which has been in beta for over a year now. That being said, it seems like waiting for them to really double-down on the feature set might be in everyone’s best interest, and the latest video from their YouTube page shows […]
A week from tomorrow marks the beginning of NAMM 2013 – one of the largest conventions in our industry that’s consistently ripe with new hardware and software for DJs and producers alike. As we’ve done for the last few years, we’ll be on the convention floor getting great videos, photos, and exclusive looks at new gear – […]
Ableton Live has long been the the major player in DAWs that allow for use in both production and live contexts, but this morning Berlin-based Bitwig has announced their premiere software that aims to directly compete with Ableton as a solution for performance, studio work, and DJing – Bitwig Studio. After the jump, we’ve got the details […]