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.
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 […]
Bitwig Studio has a unique approach to multi-touch control that’s ideally suited to the Surface Pro. It offers a different way of working that’s not just mouse emulation, it’s a properly thought-out touch control system. In this video I show you what you can do with touch, how it works, what’s awesome about it and […]
Is the Surface Book suitable for music production and live performance? After two months of exhaustive testing I can finally give my view on the Microsoft Surface Book as a platform for music and audio production. Spoiler – the results are good! I’ve testing all sorts of music software such as Cubase, Pro Tools, Bitwig, […]
Yeco is a multi-touch MIDI and OSC controller for Ableton Live – and it doesn’t run on an ipad. Oh no, this runs on full fat Windows and MacOS. Why is that important? Because that means you can run Yeco on the actual computer that’s running Ableton Live. So there’s no messing around with network […]
When I first glimpsed this device in some of the NAMM show coverage I was immediately taken with it. The image of an iPad with what looked like patch cables coming off it was very striking and rings all the bells of my personal interest in creative control of computers. Using a foot controller with […]
This is part 2 of my Bitwig Studio review concerning the multi-touch features. For a general overview of the key Bitwig features check out part 1 which is on the Molten Music Tech blog here – http://moltenmusictech.com/bitwig-studio-1-3-review-part-1 I’ve been banging on about touch for about 4 years now and in the last year we’ve finally […]