Use the Microsoft Surface Dial to control your MIDI software, virtual instruments and DAW. Elephant is a little app that will give you instant knob control and MIDI mapping to any parameter you like so you can use the Surface Dial for music making. Please note – other knob controllers designed for MIDI control are […]
2 channels of grooving awesomeness pours out of Native Instruments TRK-01 Kick and Bass machine. Simple, powerful, intoxicating and running perfectly on the Surface Pro. Check this out.
Here’s my first look at the beta version of Voltage Modular from Cherry Audio. From initial audio driver hiccups to some pretty cool patching in Ableton Live this is looking very interesting. More videos to come! Update: ASIO will arrive in the next build! http://www.cherryaudio.com
A deep dive into the Arturia AudioFuse investigating the driver and latency performance with playback, input monitoring and VST Instrument performance. I discuss the pros and cons, the hardware, the connections, the software control and get into how useful that ADAT port is for recording multi-channel audio like my Eurorack. You won’t find a review […]
An epic dive into ROLI Seaboard Block MPE controller. Looking at the hardware, the control, the data, the included software and how well it works with other things. How do you edit MPE information in DAWs? How well does the Seaboard work with Bitwig Studio, with non-MPE virtual instruments and synthesizer and modular hardware. I […]
Or – how to use touch in Ableton Live 10. Oh yes, in the bad old days of version 9 if you wanted to use touch or a digital pen with Ableton on a Surface Pro or other touchscreen computer you had to faff around in the Options.txt file and enable AbsoluteMouseMode. Not any more! […]
I’ll show you how to get low latency audio out of your Surface Pro using both the on-board sound and a USB audio interface. Featuring ASIO4ALL and the Surface Pro 2017 i5/8GB. This is taken from my larger video on Cubase but it will work in any DAW with similar settings.
So, how well does Cubase run on the Surface Pro? What’s the performance like? How well does touch work? Is touch, the pen and the Dial useful in Cubase? How do you configure the audio engine and what tweaks are needed for stable music making? All will be answered in this epic video that lays […]
Here’s a tweak you need to apply to your Surface Pro 2017 if you want to have trouble free music making and audio production. This is in addition to the tweaks detailed in my “Windows 10 Fall Creators Update tweak” video – you need this one too! Full explanation in the video.
Are you having trouble running low latency audio software on Windows 10? This is the guide you need to tweak your system. Newly updated and revised for the Fall Creators Update (Oct 2017). Full explanations included in the video of what you need to do and why it’s important.