Sturdy, lightweight and portable, the Oxygen 49 MIDI Keyboard Controller by M-Audio is under the spotlight in this review. Hollin Jones puts this on his fast fingers and DAW brain in this test.
There are a number of innovative MIDI controllers coming through: Ableton Push & ROLI's Seaboard to name a few. Darren Burgos reviews another unusual one. Find out if the QuNeo pushes his buttons.
The tech to control your Live set using anything from dedicated hardware to an iPad is now a reality. Tadhg Leonard shows how to create your own Ableton controller using Liine's Lemur for iPad.
Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.
Livid Instruments have evidently been busy working on a new controller for musicians. It's knob less... with touch sensitive pads, sliders and so much more! Welcome BASE.
Novation's Twitch is ideally suited to work with Serato ITCH... but it doesn't stop there. Tadhg Leonard shows how you can expertly set up Twitch as a controller for Ableton Live.
What do you get when you combine 7 days, a sale, Livid Instruments, a music gear nerd, a Block and your existing DAW? Read on to find out more!
There's plenty of useful tricks for working in Ableton Live which make life feel wonderful! Rory Dow, Ableton expert, explores the ins and outs for transposing clips using a MIDI Controller.
Despite the flexibility of software, there's no denying that using hardware instruments and effects is still hugely popular. Rory Dow shows how to get the best of both worlds in Ableton Live.
It's no secret that Ableton Live is a fantastic piece of software for live performance and real time tweaking. In fact this is arguably it's key strength. One thing that Live is particularly adept at