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Review: Shantea Controls OpenDeck – Custom MIDI Controller Platform

Fancy building your own MIDI controller without getting into soldering and writing code? OpenDeck might be just the thing you've been looking for...

Five for Live: The Best Controllers for Ableton Users

Since 2009 there have been a wide range of Ableton Live specific MIDI controllers released. In this roundup, Noah Pred explores five of the best controllers available for studio and live use.

code:MONO Live Mashup With Ableton Push 2, MIDI Fighter 3D & Livid Instruments Minim

code:MONO has hit this mashup out of the park once again. No surprises there! But, what’s really great to see is a Push 2, Livid Minim and MIDI Fighter 3D in the setup.

Most Popular MIDI Controller Brands of 2015 (As Voted For By You)

Using a mouse or trackpad to control your music software is limiting. We asked YOU the brand of your primary MIDI Controller, and with almost 25,000 answers... Here's the results!

2015 Xmas Gift Guide for Musicians & Producers

The Christmas & Winter Holidays are fast upon us. Whether you’re thinking of a gift for a music making friend/relative or for yourself, here's 15 music gifts bound to improve the festive cheer.

10 MIDI Controllers Every Electronic Producer Should Consider

MIDI Controllers. Every self-respecting music producer and musician uses MIDI—sometimes unknowingly. But with so many music controllers out there which one is best for your needs? Let's find out.

Livid Instruments Minim: Fully Funded and Available on Kickstarter for $99

Back on July 25, 2015, we got an exclusive first look at the upcoming portable, wireless MIDI controller from Livid Instrument, Minim. You can pick one up for just $99 if you act quickly…

Livid Announces MINIM Music Controller Kickstarter

On 25th July (a few days back) we premiered a video of the unannounced Livid Instruments Minim in action. Now just a few days later the Minim wireless MIDI controller kickstarter has gone live.

Exclusive Video Reveals Upcoming Livid Instruments Minim - Wireless, Portable, MIDI Controller

We’ve got a scoop on the cool, upcoming music controller / instrument from Livid Instruments. Check out the video below and some early details of the spec with possible pricing.

Livid Instruments Guitar Wing Now Connects Wirelessly to Devices Via Bluetooth LE MIDI

Livid Instruments' Guitar Wing already offers so much for those who want to control synths, samples and effects from the guitar. Now it supports Bluetooth LE MIDI for OS X and iOS 8 devices.

Review: Livid Instruments DS-1

The DS-1 from Livid Instruments will likely appeal to both professional and home studio producers and DJs as a mixing console that has enough pots and buttons to hold its own. G.W. checks it out.

Review: Isotonik Livid BASE II DJ Template

Calling all Livid Instruments Base II owners. If you want to expand the functionality of your controller for Ableton, then Isotonik's Base II DJ template deserves a serious look.

Electronic Music for ALS featuring Richie Hawtin, BT and more

Gravitas records and Jay Smith (founder of Livid Instruments diagnosed with ALS) have teamed up to create an inspirational album featuring BT, Richie Hawtin, Machinedrum and many others.

Review: Livid Instruments BASE II

What are the chances of Livid Instruments releasing a new version of the pad controller, BASE, every bit as affordable, playable and life-changing as the original? G. W. Childs finds out.

Interview: Livid Instruments' Jay Smith on DS-1, BASE II & ALS

BASE II, DS1, Guitar Wing, OHM RGB, CNTRL:R... just a few of the wonderful things to come from Livid Instruments. We sat down with CEO, Jay Smith, to talk controllers and being diagnosed with ALS.