Most DJ softwares don't use velocity sensitivity in their controls - but with more and more devices including them, why not? Today Ryan shares a quick tutorial on using velocity-sensitive pads to modulate effect parameters and Remix Deck volume in Traktor - read on to learn how and to download a free mapping for Maschine!
Ableton’s announced their first major update to Live to 9.1 this morning for all users of the software. At the core is a multiple-windows feature that was first teased in the 9.1 beta back in September. The feature allows users to dedicate entire monitors to MIDI clip editing, Arrangement view, the Mixer, etc. The other […]
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 […]
Coming right off of a BPM weekend with a ton of new DJ and production gear from NI and Reloop, Ableton’s joining the party with the announcement of a public beta for the first major update to Ableton Live, version 9.1. The 9.1 beta adds a number of highly requested features, the most obvious 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 […]