FL Studio Performance Mode | Drum Loop Masher Project

January 3, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Additional information can be found via the links below:

Download Link – http://support.image-line.com/redirect/performance_drumloopmasher

Don’t forget the FLaunchpad competition – http://www.image-line.com/documents/news.php?entry_id=1355190084&title=wi…

Electronic music: Kebu – Basic Principles (Live @ Korjaamo, Helsinki, 30.11.2012)

December 31, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Live performance featuring Kebu in action with his machines:

http://www.facebook.com/kebunator
http://kebu.fi

This is the second tune I made for my debut album, “To Jupiter and Back”, released in May by Secret Entertainment: http://www.inverse.fi/store/?p=en.levyt.item.html&pid=17004

This video was recorded live at Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo, Helsinki, 30th of November 2012. Many thanks to Lauri Kujanpää and Pertti Grönholm for working the cameras.

The song was performed using only analog synthesizers, either played live or sequenced. Equipment used in this song: Korg Micro-preset M500, Poly-61, Polysix; Logan String Melody; Touched by Sound DRM1, Roland TR-808, Juno 60, Alpha Juno 1 & 2; Moog Source; Electro Harmonix Small Stone; Yamaha RS7000 (only for MIDI sequencing); Behringer DDX3216, ADA8000; Lexicon MPX500; Steinberg Midex 8 (as midi patchbay).

Unfortunately, the audio recording from the concert failed – it was recorded only in boring mono. But fortunately, I recorded my general rehearsal a few days before the gig, so the main audio you hear is from that.

Cameras: Canon HF100 & HF M406 x 2

Teenage Engineering – The PSM x OP-1

December 26, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · 1 Comment 

Filmed at gHouse, London: Super talented artist, Pauli “The PSM” performs a fresh composition with sounds from the OP-1′s extensive sound banks and graphics captured from the OP-1′s OLED display.

Director: Rohan Blair-Mangat
D.O.P: Benjamin Thomas
Soundtrack: Pauli “The PSM” http://psmthepsm.com

Electronically Yours – Live performance at ElectriXmas, Sweden 2012

December 17, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Right before Christmas a new and extremely rare electronic music album has hit the shelves.

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It is a secret group on Facebook called Electronically Yours that has released an album featuring classic 70′s songs and remixed to fit an electronic audience of the 21st century. And it is not an anonymous bunch of musicians on this album – among the secret members you will find Joakim Montelius (Covenant) under his alter ego Tectonic Knights, Eddie Bengtsson with PAGE, Diskodiktator, compute and Steelberry Clones, to name but a few.

Now you can watch them live – this is Electronically Yours as they made their first performance at ElectriXmas in Malmoe, Sweden on December 15th 2012.

On stage in the video: PAGE, independent state, compute and yours truly Steelberry Clones

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More info here:
http://www.facebook.com/FansOfEY?ref=ts&fref=ts

KORG Pa600 – INTRODUCTION & NAVIGATION

December 13, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

KORG has uploaded a series of videos featuring their arranger keyboard PA600, the first one featured above, details below:
The Pa600 is an affordable, compact, and powerful addition to Korg’s internationally acclaimed PA series. Providing you with the most up-to-date collection of quality sound and styles combined, the PA600 is a perfect songwriting and performance partner. It even has the option to include custom sound and performance sets (sold separately) from around the world – a true first!

Pa600 Features:

  • Enhanced RX (Real eXperience) and DNC (Defined Nuance Control) sound engine offers improved realism and vivid sound.
  • Massive internal Factory PCM provides an extraordinarily powerful wave memory, delivering amazingly high quality sounds.
  • Two assignable switches and a four-way joystick ensure total control for the many available levels of sound articulation (DNC).
  • Two versions of Pa600 are available: International and Quarter Tone button variations. Both feature an elegantly designed and compact cabinet, including a pristine amplification system.
  • Large, bright, backlit TouchView™ color TFT display (800×480).
  • Easy layout and intuitive graphical interface with new Search function for easy retrieval of any musical resource or file.
  • New resource selection feature with copy/paste, rename and delete.
  • Over 360 factory Styles, each including three Intros/Endings, four variations and four Fill In + Break, plus ten Favorite and three User banks for storage of your favorite customized or user created Styles.
  • Enhanced Guitar Mode 2 for even more realistic guitar parts, plus synchronized pads.
  • Chord Sequencer function that can record any chord progression on-the-fly.
  • Improved General Midi set for Standard Midi Files, compatibility with popular lyric formats including graphical (+G), plus Text Viewer, Marker and Score.
  • MP3 player with Transpose and Tempo Change.
  • 4 Stereo Master Effects (125 FX algorithms).
  • Fully programmable SongBook database based on Styles, SMF, karaoke, and MP3, with instant recall of any song setting and user-definable custom lists.
  • Localized Pa600 and Pa600QT data (sold separately) provides Sounds and Styles relevant to specific countries and regions.
  • Includes accessory DVD with USB-MIDI drivers, video manual, and additional Style content, including the complete “Real Drums” and “Turkish/Arabic World” collections

The Pa600 is a brilliant Professional Arranger that distills the sonic essence and functionality of the Pa series into a compact and affordable new instrument. Like its big brothers – the Pa800 and the Pa3X – the Pa600 uses our RX (Real eXperience) and DNC (Defined Nuance Control) technology to deliver sound quality that’s unprecedented in an arranger keyboard. With its new compact cabinet, large TFT color TouchView display, enormous factory and user PCM memory, huge style database and excellent amplification system, Korg has raised the standard of excellence in the entry-level price range. Listen and Believe.

Moog session – Minimoog, Prodigy and Polymoog 203A

December 9, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video description:

Jamming away on the moog-rig – The minimoog, the Prodigy and the mighty Polymoog 203A synthesizer. Additional bassline-programming courtesy of Doepfer Dark Time.

Ableton Live Tip – Set Tempo BPM with Scene Launch

December 5, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · 1 Comment 

Here’s a quick Ableton Live Tip on how to change the tempo and bpm when you trigger a scene in session view. This is a must know for live performance! Enjoy!

Visit AfroDJMac’s site for more stuff like this, including Live Instrument downloads, tutorials and music! http://www.afrodjmac.com

Controllerism: MOLDOVER – NOT YOUR MIRROR

November 17, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background description:

We had Moldover “The Godfather of Controllerism” stop by Knocksville while he was on his SuperVillain Fall Tour and asked him to perform for us an exclusive unreleased song. Be on the lookout for his upcoming album it’s going to be unlike any of his past projects. Evolution is a beautiful cycle.

Both the guitar and mic controllers are prototypes I made for my recently completed Super Villain Tour. The microphone attachment is called The Mojito. It’s simply eight arcade buttons built onto a steel clamp that I use to control vocal effects. The guitar is an instrument I’m developing with Visionary Instruments named The RoboCaster (after a well known cyborg/guitar). It’s got every sensor I thought might be cool to have on there including accelerometers, an infrared emitter-detector, and a keyboard mod-wheel. This video highlights how I’ve mapped arcade buttons and a joystick to different intervals on a pitch shifter. Both controllers are tons of fun to play and have forced me to seriously re-approach how I play and sing.

The software I’m using is is Live, Max4Live & [Native Instruments] Guitar Rig. The song Not Your Mirror is from my forthcoming album FourTrack (kickstarter coming soon!). Grady Shon produced the video with help from Ben Shim & KnockSteady crew.

Learn more about Moldover
http://moldover.com/

FL Studio | Advanced Fruity Envelope Controller Techniques

November 16, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Get the project here – http://goo.gl/s9hFG a detailed tutorial here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oueAwfdMUo

The Fruity Envelope Controller allows you to link any target, plugin or FL Studio, to a range of envelopes that can be triggered from a MIDI keyboard or other controller. Perfect for live performance based automation or those cases where a plugin doesn’t have enough of its own internal controllers.

Arpie – Bouncing Ball Music Sequencer

November 13, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Arpie is the novel musical composition system. Put balls as many as you like, and watch as they make nice music. Higher balls hit the keys with long pauses, as opposed to lower balls which hit fast and repeatedly. By combining them you can easily make a wide variety of musical sequences.

Get it here >>

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