Approaches to working with MIDI controllers with Ableton Live.
Musician and educator Thavius Beck was one of the early adopters of grid MIDI controller Novation Launchpad, as both a mixer and a music instrument. In his performances and presentations, he demonstrates ways of customizing the deceptively simple, seemingly limited interface into a highly complex and powerful tool.
Dubspot Workshop: ‘Controllers as Instruments’ w/ Ableton Live – Thavius Beck @ Decibel:
Ableton Live X Novation Launchpad (via Proaudioru):
Custom MIDI mappings: Beat Repeat (via Dubspot):
Here’s an entire playlist of tips and tricks – Thavius Beck “Did you know?” Ableton Live Tips & Tricks (via Dubspot):