Show Report: Howard Jones & Duncan Sheik at the Boulton Centre for the Performing Arts, NY 10/22/2010

Last Friday I attended Howard Jones concert at the Boulton Center or the Performing Arts in New York. Here are a notes from the show. Duncan Sheik Duncan Sheik was the opening act. He sang and played his own accompaniment on acoustic guitar with some stories in between. Note – Duncan collaborated on Howard’s song,Continue reading “Show Report: Howard Jones & Duncan Sheik at the Boulton Centre for the Performing Arts, NY 10/22/2010”

My Studio Setup: 1 Laptop/3 Configurations + Akai APC40 Eye Candy

Revised 7-3-2009, changes are in red. For over two years I've been completely laptop based and loving it. Here are some notes on the three configurations I run with my latpop. First, I'm running an HP DV6500T running Vista, Ableton Live 8 Suite, and various vsts (Alchemy,Sylenth1,NI Massive/Absynth 4,Gladiator 2,Dimension Pro, Morphine…) I run inContinue reading “My Studio Setup: 1 Laptop/3 Configurations + Akai APC40 Eye Candy”

Video Tutorial: Ableton Live 8 + APC40 + Remote SL Controllerism

I’m the proud owner of the new Akai APC40. I’ve already integrated it into my workflow along with my Novation Remote SL. I’ve put together a video of how I’m using these controllers with Live 8. Watch the video on YouTube: <img style="BORDER-TOP-STYLE: none; BORDER-RIGHT-STYLE: none; BORDER-LEFT-STYLE: none; BORDER-BOTTOM-STYLE: none" alt="" src="http://newecho.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83451cae869e201156fc42ea7970c-pi&quot; onload="var downlevelDiv =Continue reading “Video Tutorial: Ableton Live 8 + APC40 + Remote SL Controllerism”

Novation Automap 3 Pro Unboxing and Time Saving Installation Notes

I blogged earlier about the release of Novation’s Automap 3. I just purchased the Pro edition and thought I’d share my notes on the install. Ok, it’s all software, but the term Unboxing still seems to fit. I took some wrong turns along the way so I hope these notes will save you some time.Continue reading “Novation Automap 3 Pro Unboxing and Time Saving Installation Notes”

Videos on Moldover’s Approach to Controllerism (and the Freebird Button)

Checkout these mind blowing vidoes of controllerist Moldover discusising his use of Ableton Live with a heavily modified Novation Remote SL controller.

Happy New Year – Meet My New Controller the Novation reMote 25 SL

Ok, I’m a little late with my New Years wishes – but better late than never. Posts have been scarce as I’ve been off the grid for a bit with the holidays and all, but I will start posting articles again soon. I’ve also got some improvements in mind for the blog in 2008 thatContinue reading “Happy New Year – Meet My New Controller the Novation reMote 25 SL”