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 […]
I ran some tests before and after the Windows 10 anniversary update dropped to see if anything had changed. Here’s the results from my Surface Pro 4 and my desktop running Cubase, Pro Tools, Reason, FL Studio, Bitwig and Ableton Live.
UPDATE: 6 months later things have changed dramatically. There have been numerous updates to the Surface firmware and Windows 10 which have resulted in a marked improvement in performance and the problems I encountered being largely smoothed away. I was also leant a Surface Book from Microsoft so I was able to run tests on […]
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 […]