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  • kevinng created a new topic ' Sonicwarper: Physics-Inspired Motion Controller' in the forum.
    58 minutes ago


    My name is Kevin.

    I am currently building a a physics-inspired motion controller iOS app and I need your feedback on this.

    I love controllers and have seen much of what's out there - but so far, have not seen anything like what I'm creating.

    My product is called Sonicwarper.

    It allows you map physics-inspired motions to MIDI controls in an interface that looks very much like a DAW.

    Sonicwarper supports a library of motions (do check it out at the beta user sign-up site link below). For the purpose of this post, I'd highlight 1 of its motion - "Elastic" - which lets you stretch an invisible rubber band in mid-air and map it's distance, velocity and/or acceleration to your MIDI controls.

    As mentioned, Sonicwarper's mapping interface looks like a DAW. In a DAW, the horizontal axis would be "time", and the tracks would be audio clips. In Sonicwarper's case, the horizontal axis could be "straight-line distance", and the tracks would be MIDI mappings.

    1 possible use case:
    You could add a sequencer track that triggers 6 guitar notes in an open chord to the straight-line distance track, and a graph track (which looks a lot like an automation track in a DAW) to the velocity of the notes. Effectively, you could "strum" your iPhone in an air-guitar like motion to play an air guitar. Like a real guitar, the velocity (rather, the loudness of the notes) can be adjusted by the angle of your strum.

    You can also use Sonicwarper as an aftertouch device, while playing your pad or key controller in the other hand.

    I am looking for interested beta users at the moment. I hope to chat more with interested DJs/electronic musicians on how you may use the product, so as to steer Sonicwarper's vision. I also hope to learn more about your music and how you make them so we may develop better products for you guys.

    Do check out the beta user sign up site at -

    Do sign up to the mailing list if you are interested. I'd contact you shortly.

    Also, feel free to post your questions, love, hate, and other comments here. I'd gladly reply them.

    Further, feel free to send me a personal email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Thanks for listening :)

  • theruggedcollectivist created a new topic ' MIDI Controller and sound input' in the forum.
    9 hours 33 minutes ago


    I'm new to Ableton (and music production in general) and have begun using my MPK Mini to make basic tracks and to learn to use the software. I've been following a helpful video series I found online that currently has me using the MPK to input - I believe this is the right word - some notes for a bass line. The controller is connected and working, but when I try and input notes over my drum beat, the indicator lights up and it makes the appropriate sounds, but doesn't actually write the note into the grid. I can do that manually with the mouse, but the keyboard only makes the noise without recording the notes. Does this make sense?

    Anyone know why this would be?

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  • JaMon thanks user 'Syikom' in the forum message ' Ableton Analog instrument problem'.
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    It was the filter envelope amount, thanks =)

  • VALN8R replied to the topic 'Launchpad S and Megaset 2.0.1' in the forum.
    2 days ago

    Further analysis shows that there are syntax errors in the module [Launchpad 3 Button]. Saw the errors in the max window and when double clicking it opens the Lauchpad 3 Button in presentation mode. I do not know anything about Max for Live but do code in other languages. Did notice in mousing around that some objects had "T B L" in them but one had "T B B L". do not know if that is significant.


  • Syikom replied to the topic 'Best way to insert sample into voice over?' in the forum.
    2 days ago

    You need 2 tracks .one for the voice over and one for your sound fx audio etc.Use command e to cut and edit your tracks .Select and drag the clips in the arrangement in the order you want

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