Archive for May 2015

iRig Pads Editor Software Explained (Video)

iRig Pads Editor Overview

iRig Pads Editor Software Introduction Just released a few days ago, the iRig Pads Editor is a useful addition to the hardware device itself. Not only does it make possible the editing of all MIDI parameters via a PC or Mac, but it also allows the exchange of presets with friends and colleagues. The iRig…
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How to use Stylus RMX Drum Kits (Video)

Exchanging Stylus RMX drum kit pieces

Introduction to Stylus RMX Drum Kits Many people with experience making computer-based music will surely know Spectrasonics’ loop-based groove production flagship Stylus RMX. It has been on the market for about a decade and has been a great success for Spectrasonics, known for producing top-notch virtual instruments such as the “power-synth” Omnisphere and the “total…
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iRig Pads Review And Editing (Video)

IK Multimedia iRig Pads Review

iRig Pads Review The „iRig Pads“ by IK Multimedia is a small, light-weight pad controller that can be used for finger drumming and to control virtual instruments and effects in software-based music production environments. The device is conveniently USB-powered, thus requires no external energy supply. The iRig Pads can be taken on the go since…
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Maschine Finger Drumming: How To Prepare Your Maschine For XpressPads (Video)

Maschine Pad Naming and Coloring

Maschine Finger Drumming Configuration Native Instruments’ Groove Production Studio Maschine comes in three versions (Maschine Mikro, Maschine, and Maschine Studio) and is a fantastic tool for creating loop- and layer-based music. With a high-quality, velocity-sensitive 4×4 pad section, it also works beautifully as a drum machine for finger drumming. Though there are different techniques to…
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Bobby Ramsey found a new purpose for his Korg PadKontrol with XpressPads

I love XpressPads because there’s a music theory to playing pad drums now. Before I would waste time on which pads triggered which samples. There were always more samples than I needed or could even remember and I didn’t sound good playing them. I got Korg PadKontrol, a 4×4 pad controller, just to help with production…
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