Posts with tag hardware-controller-mainstage

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Watch Nektar Panorama Control Mainstage & Reason Seamlessly

The guys at Nektar like to refer to the Panorama as a DAW controller with deep integration. They're not wrong! The Panorama P4 is even smarter when it comes to controlling two DAWs.

Design Your Own Unique Modular Controller with Palette

Seems like “modular” is the buzz word of 2014. And, it’s encouraging to see interface designers like Palette embracing the idea with their modular take on your next computer interaction controller.

Review: Novation Launchpad Mini

Novation's Launch series of controllers have proved very popular... but, will the smaller footprint of the Launch Mini series sink or swim? Hollin Jones puts the Launchpad Mini under the microscope.

Machinewerks CS X51 MIDI Controller

Searching for a new MIDI controller? Uninspired by what's on offer? UK based company, Machinewerks, have placed their vision of the perfect bit of kit on Kick Starter. Mo Volans finds out more...

Review: Livid Base

Livid Instruments' Base has finally come out of our review labs... G.W. Childs find out just how perfect the pressure-sensitive pads, touch sliders and buttons are on this controller/instrument!

Review: QuNeo, The Ultimate 3D Pad Controller?

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.

Using QuNEO for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live

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.

Preview: Livid BASE, Touch Sensitive Controller at an Attractive Price

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.

iPad MIDI Control Surface for Mainstage

So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!

Using an Expression Pedal with MainStage

Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup

Assigning Multiple Controllers with MainStage

MainStage is excellent for live performance and part of that is down to how easy it can be to setup MIDI Controllers with it once you know how! David Earl shows us.

Mainstage as a FOH Mixer: Using Screen-Sharing

You've probably seen the new digital mixing boards where the band plugs into a patch bay on stage that is controlled via an ethernet cable to a FOH mixing board.