This video from the talented people at Ocean Swift Synthesis (better known for their software synth and effect plugins) have put a video out there showing how to use Microsoft’s Xbox 360 controller as a fully fledged MIDI controller for your DAW or MIDI hardware.
Jump to 12:20 for an actual sound demonstration inside Ableton Live.
You can grab the files from your user area on their website or find out more under Products > Sound Banks & Controllers.
If you’ve ever thought about mapping an Xbox 360 controller to control music then this 15 minute video needs your attention. Oh, and there’s instructions for both Mac OS and Windows PC users.