The latest loopop video takes a look at the art of MIDI hacking – manipulating MIDI signals in realtime to expand the ways you can use your hardware. Previous loopop videos have used MIDI hacking to play melodies with samples on the Novation Circuit, turn the Korg Electribe 2 into a 3 oscillator synth, add CC to CV functionality to the Arturia BeatStep Pro, all things that can’t be done out of the box with those devices.
If writing your tracks by using chords is the way you work, then you might want to take a look at ChordBud, a new universal iOS app for doing just that.
Everyone gets a dull ear when mixing their own tracks for too long sometimes. If your tracks are coming out lifeless, dull, or just short of the PUNCH you are looking for, just check out some of these tips and lets bring your music back to life. Or at least breathe a bit of fresh air into it again.