Arturia, Logic, Final Cut, Reaper, and more offer these free tools while you stay at home

Apple Logic Pro, Reaper, and other free and inexpensive tools mean there’s no reason to stare at the walls in self=isolation. Even if your budget is hurting, you can make some music. Here’s an overview. Plus, bonus – because all these are free for the next 90s days, they’re perfect for collaborating with friends, since […]

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

Novation Launchpad X, mini are the latest take on the hit music grid controller

Novation’s new grids remain straightforward, but now offer updated expressive and portable versions. And a separate bonus – DIYers wanting to make custom apps for these grids will find it easier than ever. It’s now a full decade since the first Launchpad burst on the scene. There were grids before, and certainly a multitude of […]

Peter Kirn - October 15, 2019

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