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Software/Hardware Overview: Let Us Praise the Klee Sequencer
I’ve been thinking a lot about step sequencers recently, and about different approaches to the idea.
Software/Hardware Overview: Let Us Praise the Mellotron
Beyond things like the Stradivarius or the Les Paul, there are iconic electronic sounds, too - and perhaps no sound quite so iconic as the Mellotron.
Hardware Overview: MIDI Fighter Twister
I started using the Doepfer Pocket Dial and Fader back around 2000, and I’ve had a fondness for a good external controller ever since.
Hardware Overview: The Nakedboards Controllers
My MIDI days stretch back far enough that I remember trends and styles coming and going. That said, I’m always on the lookout for elegant and simple controllers with a lot of sliders/pots, plug & play and basically zero config. I ran across two recent boxes from Nakedboards – they’re a great, cost-effective solution for Max users looking for a trusty toolbox controller.
Hardware Overview/Requiem: Mutable Instruments’ Braids
Mutable Instruments announced that they were retiring one of the stalwart modules of modern Eurorack analog systems: the Braids digital macro-oscillator.
Hardware Overview: Expressive E Touché
Expressive E’s Touché is a multidimensional controller with a generous range of I/O capped off with a slick computer interface for even more finite control, and the ability to load/save and modify a huge amount presets onto the Touché, then unplug and ...
Hardware Overview: BopPad from Keith McMillen Instruments
Early this year, I found myself in the market for a lightweight pad controller that was affordable and portable, but also flexible and expressive.
Hardware Overview: Korg nanoKey Studio
The Korg nanoKey Studio seems to have it all: keys, pads, knobs and a touchpad.
Hardware Overview: HTC Vive
Virtual Reality is nothing new - the access, ease of use, and range of tools for creating content are.
Pew Pew - Max/well Meets Lasers
If you’ve got a hankering to put on your own expansive laser show in the comfort of your own hub or the local club or gallery, I’ve got just the thing for you: Maxwell - an application that allows you to interface, shape, control and produce visuals that can be translated not just to laser output, but recorded to ILDA-compatible files for playback or VJing or producing visuals, even without a ...