• Gear & Tools

  • NAMM 2015 Highlights

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    NAMM has just ended and the web is stocked with fresh gear-related news. Music manufacturers from around the world have been sharing their latest efforts and helping shape the future of the instruments we play. I’ve dug through much of what’s happening and selected a...
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  • Controllerism visuals with Brainwash from Isotonik Studios & Ned Rush

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    Isotonik Studios, the makers of cool things that makes things better than I thought they could possibly be, have yet again released something cool – a visualizer for Max 4 Live called Brainwash! Istonik explains it perfectly: “Responding to the amplitude in your audio signal, sound is...
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  • Novation announces Launchpad Pro

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    Today (right on the heels of the recent 5 Years of Launchpad celebration), Novation have announced the newest entry to their Launch family of products – the Launchpad Pro.  Novation has held back nothing in this expansion of the now classic Launchpad. They’ve enhanced the familiar...
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  • IK Multimedia iRig Pads Overview

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    I’ve recently got my hands on the newest offering from IK Multimedia - iRig Pads. As expected, I’m impressed with it’s playability and durability. I can’t recommend it enough. It contains all the usual pad controller goodies (16 velocity sensitive pads, USB connectivity), along with...
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