Control lights via drums

Control Light show with Ableton Live.

Control lights via drums I just got someone asking me about this topic, how to control DMX lights via Ableton Live with your drums. That reminded me that there are actually still a few connections to make. To be honest this topic wasn’t that present to me. This is not because I don’t use this … Read more

Alesis Strike Multipad Review

alesis multipad in store

Alesis Strike Multipad Review DISCLAIMER: this review is not ment to be a full check on all the functions of the Alesis Strike Multipad. This review is mainly paying attention on it as a MIDI controller with Ableton Live. It compares it with similar products on the market like the SPD-SX from Roland. Get advanced … Read more

Wii Drums with Ableton Live via OSculator

Some years ago I was thinking about how to make my band’s ( Ego vs Emo ) performance more lively via using some WII drums with Ableton Live. I had this idea about creating a drum set-up which would allow me to move around on stage. As I’m standing while playing in this band anyways … Read more

Velocity to Midi CC in Ableton Live – Overview and Max for Live device

Max for Live device for Note to MIDI control change

How to use your MIDI velocity to control parameters in Ableton Live Once a fellow ‘AbletonDrummer’ asked me if it would be possible to control delay, reverb and send knobs in Ableton Live with your drumming. Of course you can always midi map a midi drum/pad to a parameter in Ableton Live, but this would only … Read more