Tag Archives: midi

Review: MFB-Tanzbär

Analog hardware is currently hot. The MFB-Tanzbär is an alternative to the still very popular 909 and 808 drum machines from Roland. This drum machine by MFB combines powerful analog sounds with a step sequencer. Continue reading

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Deep House tutorial – Ableton Live

(Nederlands) Pro Music Producers laat zien hoe je een Deep House track maakt in Ableton Live, met een klassieke housebas.
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MIDI hardware with Reason 7

One of the most interesting features of Reason 7 is that you can control MIDI hardware now. This is demonstrated by Propellerhead Software in the video below. A nice detail in this demonstration is the appearance of the Dave Smith Instruments Mopho synthesizer. The creator of this monophonic analog synthesizer, Dave Smith, introduced the MIDI system in the early 80′s. Continue reading

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Trance track produced with Ableton Live 9

It is always interesting to see how others create their tracks. In this video Sadowick produces a basic arrangement of a trance track in about an hour with Ableton Live 9, a few sample packs, Sylenth and an Access Virus Snow. Remarkably, he starts in the (linear) Arrangement View of Ableton Live, where many others start in the Session View to sketch some of their first ideas. Continue reading

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Geco for Leap Motion – control synths with gestures

With Geco, an app for the Leap Motion Controller, synthesizers can be controlled with gestures, like shown in the video below. This works with MIDI. Hopefully the latency will be low enough. Continue reading

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Review: Arturia SparkLE drum machine

A few years ago Arturia released the Spark drum machine. Recently Arturia released the SparkLE, a compact version of this drum machine which is very intuitive to use and well designed. With the included Spark software you will be creating some electronic beats very quickly with the SparkLE. Continue reading

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