Look out Ableton, Traktor might take your job soon. As teased in yesterday's video, Native Instruments new stems format is set to drop very soon, and many have been asking if DJs will embrace the format. We suspect that a surprisingly different group of people will embracing this style of mixing: live performers. Will Ableton Live see an unexpected competitor to its platform? We think it's a strong possibility.
We got a chance a couple of months back to chat with Orlando of UK-based TEED about his live performance setup, one of the most extensive we’ve seen for a single performer of his caliber. Click through and watch as he shows off all of his gear, shares production advice, and more.
We’ve seen exciting advancements in live looping and performance control in recent years, particularly in Beardyman’s new setup. Today we’re excited to share this video (originally published by WiredUK in January) of Imogen Heap and her 3D performance gloves that she uses to control her Ableton Live session. “It’s really like playing an instrument in […]
As made clear by videos like the routine we highlighted earlier today, some of the most interesting shows go beyond a simple DJ set. Forget transitions from song to song – what artists are incorporating live elements that capture the attention of a crowd and make the process of electronic music production and performance resonate with an […]
While the DJ Mag Top 100 Poll has already come and gone this year, our favorite set of polls over at Resident Advisor are open to voting starting today. Resident Advisor annually holds a vote among their user base to choose the top 100 DJs and Live Acts of the last year. What makes the Resident […]