What is MIDI 2.0, and why does it matter?

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With Roland’s new 88-key controller announced this week, a lot of attention has been directed its compatibility with MIDI 2.0. This makes it the first company to have developed such functionality. For gear buyers, it might seem confusing – so today DJTT contributor Dan Cole tackles the future of MIDI. What is MIDI 2.0, and […]

What is MIDI 2.0, and why does it matter?

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With Roland’s new 88-key controller announced this week, a lot of attention has been directed its compatibility with MIDI 2.0. This makes it the first company to have developed such functionality. For gear buyers, it might seem confusing – so today DJTT contributor Dan Cole tackles the future of MIDI. What is MIDI 2.0, and […]

TC Electronic Flashback 2 X4 Delay pedal: Now with MASH and TonePrint

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TC Electronic has just announced the Flashback 2 X4 Delay, an extension of the Flashback 2 into the X$ format. The Flashback 2 X4 adds MASH-capable footswitches and a new delay setting, adding some sweet features to an already well-specified delay pedal. TC Electronic Flashback 2 X4 Delay The new delay sound added to the […]

Joué introduces the Grand Fretboard for all your MIDI fingering needs

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Following on from the Grand Clavier Joué has produced the not unexpected Grand Fretboard. It transforms their Joué Board MPE/MIDI controller into a squishy guitar fretboard controller for playing licks and chords over a greater range. Grand Fretboard The Joué controller is a weird thing. If offers a different but very expressive way of generating […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller for guitar

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Fishman has just introduced its new TriplePlay MIDI controller during Summer NAMM and it looks like this new  hardware installs without any major modifications on most electric and acoustic guitars, as the mounting hardware is magnetic. Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller This unit is billed as a low-latency pitch tracking pickup system and comes with a Lightning […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Line 6 Powercab 212 Plus announced

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The new  Line 6  Powercab 212 Plus is aimed at professional players and offers an active 500 watt, stereo output FRFR cab. Along with new upgraded speakers and a proprietary speaker modelling mode. Line 6 Powercab 212 Plus Line 6’s new Powercab 212 Plus is an active stereo speaker loaded with twin 12”, custom lightweight neodymium coaxial speakers made […]

Ableton CV Tools is now available in the Live 10 Suite

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It felt like it should have come as part of the Ableton Live 10.1 update but it wasn’t ready and Ableton decided to release the update anyway. The good news is that CV Tools is now fully checked out and ready to integrate your CV-based modular and Eurorack gear with Ableton Live. I’ve been using […]

Boss debuts the RC-10R pedal, a next-gen looper with a rhythm section

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Boss knows a thing or two about looper pedals. The RC-1, RC-202 or RC-505  are probably among its best known models. So what could Boss possible want to add to its already extensive range? A rhythm section.  Boss RC-10R In contrast to the other RC pedals, the new RC-10R is not just a purely a looper pedal. It has […]

Put some zap into your live performance with Radiator: the laser synthesizer

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I hadn’t expected to want to become a laserist but now I do. Radiator is a laser synthesizer that could zap your live performances into a sci-fi future. Laser show? I know what you’re thinking: lasers are all a bit passé, sort of fun in a 1980s dry-ice kind of way, but they are like […]