mostly electronic dj music and related tech

February 22, 2009

Mini Ableton 8 / Akai APC-40 PRE-view

Mini Review: checked out Ableton 8 Demo and Akai APC 40 in person last Thursday @ Dubspot… Ableton 8 Overdrive Effect is totally awesome (digital stompbox replacement) as is the new multi-band dynamics effects. Vocoder has potential, need to tinker with it in hand. The ability to configure what plug in parameters to control in […]

July 27, 2007

Traktor Scratch Defense for a subscriber to the 313 Detroit Techno Mailing List

A subscriber to the 313 Detroit Techno Mailing list sent out an open call to any and all Traktor Scratch users out there, cause, he had some questions about Native Instruments latest DJ DVS application before he possibly took the plunge with his cash. Below is my feedback to him which I thought could possibly […]

June 21, 2007

Native Instruments Audio8 vs. Edirol FA-101 to digitize vinyl (a not so scientific analysis)

VS. I just started to digitize some vinyl using the Audio8 into Ableton Live. I conducted a not so scientific test between Audio8 interface and previous my digitizing setup. I was running Technics 1200 turntable (shure m44 cart) > rolls phono preamp > inputs 1+2 with gain control on an edirol fa-101 to the mac […]