Launchpad Pro gets a big update, with unquantized recording, legacy customizations, more

If you were wondering which grid to get, Launchpad Pro MK3 is now a pretty easy answer. New firmware sweetens the deal for the one 8×8 grid that also runs standalone – no computer needed.

Novation Launchpad now has a free set of tools in Pd to hack your own controllers

Hack your Launchpad! Novation’s new r_cycle lets you design your own layouts and interactions, and even turn them into instruments and effects, all in the free Pure Data environment.

Peter Kirn - July 29, 2020

Here’s how to add proper dark themes for Ableton Live, SoundCloud, embrace darkness

Dark themes are all the rage these days, from phones to desktop OSes. Now it’s time for stuff you use every day to go properly to black, too – hello Ableton Live and SoundCloud. Okay, dark themes actually have inspired some controversy when it comes to usability and even eye fatigue. But it’s pretty understandable […]

Peter Kirn - December 10, 2019

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