Tag: Ableton Live

Apps Of the Month: December

From new ways to collaborate via Ableton Live to remixing the relationship between emotion and music, we take a look at some of December’s best electronic music-related apps. Most applications come in iOS versions, unless otherwise specified. Did we miss any? Let us know what your favourite apps from the past month were, and what are you looking forward to in 2016. Ableton Link Apps | List In November, Ableton released its Beta version of the new collaborative music production network Link, and in December the first range of Link compatible apps have been released. Link is a technology that ... Read more

Event Production With The Pros At “How I Work”

“How I Work”, invites industry names to an intimate setting, where question and answer sessions are given to learn more about their experiences, responsibilities, and roles within the scene. The series goal is one of education, aiming to teach youngsters, as well as provide the inside track and tips, coming from some of the biggest names in the business. Past speakers have included Olaf Boswijk (Trouw Amsterdam), Renaat Vandepapeliere (R&S records), Olivier Ramoudt (Fuse brussels), Thomas Van Orshaegen (Beatswitch), Mike Huckaby (Ableton), Rieks Bakker (Octopus Agents), and spacid (kozzmozz). See also: Urban Creativity & Cultural Sustainability At New Antwerp Club ... Read more

Paper MIDI Controllers May Be On The Way

Britain’s Novalia specialises in the production of electronic music devices fashioned from unexpected surfaces, like paper. With a recent project, built as a collaboration between former physicist (and company founder) Kate Stone and Swedish musician Cornelia, the promising tech-branding company utilised conductive ink, capacitive touch and conventional electronics to provide a musical experience in a new format, combining science, design and music. When touched, Cornelia’s playable album poster plays its songs through a built in speaker, which includes volume control. In addition to the poster, the pair have also been working on a paper MIDI controller with full Ableton Live integration capabilities. The controller uses the poster’s technological framework, ... Read more

How Oculus Rift Will Change The Music Industry

After a comprehensive beta testing phase, home virtual reality system Oculus Rift was officially launched on 11 June, culminating years of anticipation for the new wearable technology. Available to the public in the first few months of 2016, the device is primarily marketed to gamers, even coming with an Xbox One controller. Despite this target market, it is without a doubt that VR could be a game changer across the spectrum of media and the creative arts. Highlighted below the Oculus introduction video, are five way the technology can change the way creators can produce, and audiences can consume, music. 1. ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Dubfire

From global success in the commercial field, to equal accomplishments within the underground scene, Dubfire is an artist whose drive, talent and intuition have placed him within the top tier of electronic music artists in the world. He maintains this position within the industry with impeccable work ethic and focused determination to innovate, evolve and entertain. Whether it’s his involvement with Deep Dish, his solo performances at an extensive list of the world’s most influential clubs and festivals, running his label SCI+TEC, or simply his exploration of audio and visual technology, Dubfire is a class of his own and is ... Read more