Launchpad master Nev slices up elements of tracks and plays them out live with wild visuals.
One of our favorite features of the Ableton Push is the ability to set the controller to act as a scaled instrument – with standout root notes that allow very easy riffing and melody/harmony performance. We’ve seen this feature emulated software, but today we’re sharing a project by Netherlands-based programmer and electronic artist Fabrizio Poce that […]
More hot news in the controller world – Novation is relaunching their classic best-selling Launchpad controller with a few updates to make it a more modern controller. Here’s the rundown of the major changes to the controller, dubbed the Launchpad S. much brighter LEDs significantly faster refresh rate (switching between modes & general performance) and it’s […]
Mad Zach’s been building soundpacks for members of the my.DJTT mailing list for some time now, and every fifteen packs he’s putting together a complete volume collection that’s available for purchase in the DJTT Store. We’ve finally hit the second set of fifteen, which means there’s a new box set available – watch Mad Zach demo all of […]
Ableton’s just announced a dedicated control surface for Live called “Push”. After engineering trusted software for years, they now aim to solve an old problem with a new hardware solution: how to make a song from scratch. DJ TechTools attended a private preview of the new offerings last week in Berlin, where Push was described as […]
A few weeks ago we had a chance to sit down with the Canadian-based dubstep DJ and producer Datsik for an extensive interview. He dropped some great production knowledge in the interview, as well well as discussing how he performs live using Ableton Live, a Launchpad, and a custom mapping for a DJM-900. Related
by Markkus Rovito Today Novation announced a new Ableton Live controller called Launchpad, and DJ Tech Tools got an advance look at one of the first units available. What one might consider a poor man’s APC-40, the Launchpad ($199US) anchors itself around and 8-by-8 grid of 64 buttons for launching clips and scenes from Ableton […]