Novation’s Launchpad 2.0 adds widgets that adapt to your DAW shortcuts, expands customization

More like this, please. Novation’s Launchpad 2.0 updates (for Launchpad Mini and X) are a great example of how manufacturers can make it easier to adapt hardware to your setup. Now they’ve added keystrokes to the custom faders and melodic and drum widgets you can lay out on your custom controls.

Here’s some lovely music in the woods, on monome norns arcologies and more

It’s a rig in the dirt, on a budget, with some beautiful music. DIY forest sounds are go. Now that we took a mental trip to a crowded Berlin bar playing hard EBM, let’s go instead into the woods with some open tools and very lovely leafy ambient. Just listen and watch: Perplex On out […]

Peter Kirn - June 14, 2021

Novation’s Launchpad Pro is grid and sequencer, for software or standalone for gear

Novation’s grids continue getting more flexible and more open – that last bit setting them apart from products designed to be unitasker controllers for a single piece of software. The updated Launchpad Pro is full of stuff Launchpad fans asked for, and rounds on the current Launchpad range with an advanced model. I love the […]

Peter Kirn - January 14, 2020

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