Today we’re featuring three inspiring routines that show different sides of drumming-centric controllerism. Behind the routine in each of these videos are undiscovered YouTube stars that most controllerism aficionados haven’t heard of. We’re still waiting for the DMC of controllerism so that each of these performers could have a chance at winning a world championship! […]
One of the most obvious places for controllerists to appear is behind a drum kit. Drummers have been working MIDI controllers into their rigs for over 20 years. Today we're sharing a performance by a drummer, DJ Seap, who's integrated a full Ableton rig into a live performance drum rig.
Shawn Wasabi - AKA sssShawnnn - is back with a new mashup routine that takes Skrillex's latest album, Recess (released today) and mashes up elements from each of the tracks. He's using just a single Midi Fighter Spectra for this routine - watch for his quick sample page changes when he presses the side buttons.
Rick Fresco (aka Riccardo Betti, the winner of 2012′s Midi Fighter 3D contest) has released a brand new track and video, “Last Round”, featuring a finger-drumming routine on a Midi Fighter Pro. He’s also programmed the LED lighting on his backdrop controllers (2 Launchpads, 3 Midi Fighter 3Ds, and 2 Akai LPD8s) to go along with […]
DJ IZN is back with another routine, this one a collaborative bit with Canadian DJ Skratch Bastid. The two styles blend really well together, with Skratch Bastid cutting on top of IZN's controllerism melody triggering on a Maschine and Kontrol F1.
A few weeks ago our friend J. Espinosa (who you might recognize from his guest appearance in this DJTT tutorial on switching DJs) stopped through to show off his set that won him the Redbull Thre3style competition at the regional level here in SF. Pretty awesome routine, and check out those cool custom Dicers! (apologies […]
Our two favorite DJ routine series have combined into one – with Enferno rocking a featured set on the latest episode of A-Trak’s Short Cuts series. While it’s not the Craziest Routine Ever, the way that Enferno performs across four difference pieces of equipment shows how combining production chops with finger drumming, mixer prowess, and […]