Choke has put out some amazing finger drumming soundpack videos recently - including the new "Kubrik" video (below). Find out the secrets behind his compelling soundpacks in today's tutorial. Get these exclusive tips directly from Choke in today's article.
Last week, Native Instruments launched the brand new version of Traktor 2.11. One of the key features: a step sequencer for the Remix Decks. While the Midi Fighter Twister has been able to sequence Remix Decks, this new feature opens it up to a host of new choices. Read on to learn how the Midi Fighter 3D and Twister can be used as powerful controllers for the Traktor Sequencer.
A common theme in recent years in the production world are producers who who want to not only make incredible music, but also strive to find a way to create their productions in real time, live performances. One of our favorites is Rheyne, who we've featured on the site many times before and who even wrote a fantastic roundup review of iOS production tools.
For the past few years Ean has been developing a style of "light controllerism" that takes his live performance routines into the improvised worlds of house and techno. 4/4 dance music is all about the groove, so this transition required new tools and performance techniques, which offer a lot of creative control but won't kill the groove. Today he shows us his full setup in the hopes that some of the tech might inspire your workflows!
Many of you know that I have spent the past 10 years searching for ways to expand the creative possibilities of djing. While mixing 2 songs offer a wold of possibility, many of us wanted to take things further into musical territory. This has taken us through cue-point juggling, crazy effects combinations, complex looping and […]
It’s a bit last-minute, but we wanted to announce that some of the DJTT team will be at the Lower Haight Art Walk in San Francisco tonight showing off the new Midi Fighter Spectra (as well as the 3D). We’ll be in Black Pancake Records (pictured at left) in the Lower Haight, located at the corner […]
It’s been a long time coming – our readers have been asking for years for Ean to share what he’s got inside of his DJ bag. Now that the CNTRL tour is in full swing, it was the perfect opportunity to get an on-the-road video with the controllerist legend himself! Check out the complete inside […]
You ‘ll remember from his runner-up entry into the DJ video contest earlier this year featuring a modified Midi Fighter Classic. After we sent him over a Midi Fighter 3D, he decided to make an Ableton Live script for the controller that mirrors much of the behavior found in the Launchpad’s standard Ableton mapping. It’s a […]