The Algorithm is the stage name of French musician and producer Rémi Gallego. We caught up with him in Cologne to talk about what he’s been up to lately.
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When I first heard about Bitwig Studio years ago, there was one feature that really caught my eye. In promotions for the software they always mentioned that they would have an ‘Open Controller Scripting API’. Coming from an environment like Ableton Live, which has an undocumented and ‘closed’ API, this was hugely exciting. In this… Read more »
One of the most powerful aspects of modular synthesis is the fact that almost everything can be modulated, making possible highly advanced sounds that change over time and can seem almost alive. Meet the LFO.
Live is a great tool for making music on the computer and, as we saw in a previous article, you can leverage its MIDI capabilities to talk to external MIDI gear. There are a lot of great sound making tools that don’t live inside of our DAWs and Live makes it easy to incorporate these… Read more »
In the previous two articles, Part One, and Part Two, we learned how to interact with Control Surfaces using the Live API, and programmatically move through the API to find what we are looking for. In this final part in this series I will walk you through the basics of writing MIDI Remote Scripts for… Read more »
One of the things that makes the QuNexus so special is that it can act as a portable CV keyboard. But what does that mean?
Introducing the Rytm Control QuNeo Preset. You can now tweak FX tracks, trigger the sounds in your kit, and play chromatically on your Electron Analog Rytm Drum Computer with the Rytm Control QuNeo Preset.
In the previous article we looked at some ways that you can use Live to interact with controllers. We used the API to get information about Live, we used the API to control Live, we monitored audio across tracks, and used all this information to get useful visual feedback on a controller. If you’d like… Read more »
Sonic Boom was a founding member of Spacemen 3 who went on to release solo material under the monikers Spectrum and E.A.R. More recently he has worked with Panda Bear on the releases Tomboy and Panda Bear vs. The Grim Reaper. We caught up with Sonic Boom to talk about collaborating on projects, the state… Read more »
Joe Gore is a guitar polymath. An ardent character with a curriculum vitae that spans everything from guitar blogger to Editor of Guitar Player magazine, album credits with Tom Waits to touring with PJ Harvey, consultant work with Apple to unique boutique effects pedal designer, and more such stretches of experience than could comfortably be… Read more »
Every month, I’m going to pick a Eurorack Module I’m particularly excited by and attempt to share a few good reasons why I like it! Last month, I picked Noise Engineering’s fantastic little VCA & AR Envelope, Sinclastic Empulatrix. This month, I’m going to pick something I often use to trigger my SE: MFB’s SEQ-02… Read more »
In the previous article I walked you through one approach for getting information from Live out to a controller using M4L and some remote MIDI routing. In this section we’ll look at how we can use the Live API to fully integrate our devices into the Live environment.
The world of controllers has evolved quite rapidly since I started using computers for music back in 2009. The choices are almost endless, and you can get your hands on almost any configuration of knobs, buttons, sliders, and even touch screens. Along with these controllers, integration options have evolved right along side. There are complex… Read more »
This is an Ableton Live Control Script and a Softstep preset that allows you to navigate a Live session with a single clip in focus. Useful for recording Audio/MIDI loops into the session view. Simply drop the script into your MIDI Remote scripts folder, import the preset, and you’re good to go. Controls: Key 0… Read more »
Go to a big show, any show, and you’ll find a flurry of action in the wings, backstage and behind the scenes. Key players and professionals who’s mastery of their craft ensures that, come hell or high water, the show goes on. These are the technical wizards, lighting ninjas and superstar audio engineers who make the production a PRODUCTION. We recently interviewed… Read more »