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How can I play music at more than 10 locations while controlling them all from one place?

I was tasked with finding a way to play music in more than 10 super markets, all are in different locations (which all of them are on the same network and being controlled from the HQ). The question ...
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Is there a way to use a hardware DAW controller for stream / broadcast mixing

Sorry if this isn't quite the right board for my question. I recently started live streaming from my home studio. I do gameplay, sometimes music, with friends added via Skype / Zoom. That means I have ...
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What is the name of this device?

I would like to purchase a similar device, but I do not understand how it is called correctly. I suspect this is some kind of MIDI controller, but what exactly is it called? If you know, would be ...
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Ableton Live 9.5 MPD32 Drumpad control

I want to control Live 9.5 with the MPD32. Would be great, if I could control the whole interface, but for me its most important to be able to change the following on an already selected drumpad midi ...
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Numark Party Mix not recognised on my Mac. How to fix? [closed]

I've tried everything I can find on the internet. So hoping someone has other ideas. I have a Numark Party Mix and cant get it to connect to my Mac. Its not showing in Midi Studio in the ...
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MIDI, how to implement CC-65, C-5 and CC-84 and example?

The question is almost similar from this link. But the link there is already old, and the answer (to me) don't have enough detail : MIDI CC 5 - Controls portamento rate to slide between 2 notes ...
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Connecting keyboard, soundmodule, and a PC

How do I connect a keyboard, sound module, and pc so that a song played on the keyboard can be played back afterward, but the sounds heard both during the recording and the playback is that of the ...
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get rid of annoying default piano roll sound in FL studio

I connected my roland gaia and am now using it as a midi controller. I also want to record the actual sounds from it. I got this to work except for the fact that FL studio's default piano roll sound ...
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Context specific MIDI routing (Ableton)

Simplistically, I have a MIDI controller with a keyboard, and 8 knobs. If I record-arm one track, the keyboard will play through that track. If I MIDI-learn a hardware knob to a software function, ...
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Why is MIDI still 8-bit?

I was asked recently about making improvements on some software instruments. It is common, for example, to have key velocities between 0 and 127, which ultimately limits the expressional range of the ...
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Using DAW with remote controller and stage piano together

I'm new to using external controllers with a DAW. I have Propellerhead Reason and I'm using a stage piano to play the instruments (connected to the MIDI input of my Scarlett 2i4). Now I'm thinking of ...
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How do you work around Izotope Iris losing it's midi controller assignments?

I've been testing a demo of Izotope Iris and it keeps losing the Midi assignments (via Midi Learn button) after reboots and loading it in Ableton Live. It doesn't seem to save the settings correctly. ...
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pro tools midi controller vertical edit window scrolling

I know this could be very strange, but i'd like to assign a fader to my midi controller to scroll vertically my edit window. Any ideas?
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Do M-Audio MIDI controllers (Axiom, Oxygen, etc.) work with OS X Yosemite?

If so, which ones, and with which software? Drivers for Yosemite have so far not been released by M-Audio, but I assume some controllers will work in any case. (I am considering buying the Axiom 61.) ...
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unsymmetrical pitch change

I want to assign unsymmetrical pitch change to my controller, let's say when I move the pitch controller to raise the pitch , it raise the pitch up to +2 semitones but when I move it to lower the ...
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MIDI vs USB keyboard controllers

I have always used MIDI-based controllers (Roland A-37) and synthesizers (Korg Triton Rack, etc.). I am thinking about adding a new controller, but I'm not sure if I should pursue or avoid a USB-only ...
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How do controllers fit into your design process?

Do you use physical controllers for designing (not mixing) sounds? Perhaps you use a keyboard, or other more exotic type of controller? What do you control with it? Is this to speed up the process or ...
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Windows 8 tablet 'MIDI' Controller app? Home made Max/MSP control interface?

Hi guys. Ok, so there are quite a few apps out there of the iPad and Android tablets that allow you to use them as a control interface for DAWs, plugins, etc. Has anyone found any good apps that are ...
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Euphonix/Avid Artist Control V2: Is it as good as it looks?

Hi everyone, I've been looking around for a better Protools-controller. A few years ago I bought a Novation controller, but I didn't know that the faders would become more important than the knobs. ...
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AKAI MPK25 Midi controller

I'm starting to learn to use samplers and synthetisers and I'm looking for a suggestion for a midi controller. An AKAI MPK25 would be a nice option to work with Alchemy? If not, could you suggest ...
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USB or Ethernet Jog/Shuttle Wheel for Pro Tools?

Is anyone using a stand-alone shuttle wheel for fx, dialog or other general post-production editing in Pro Tools? I've fallen in love with the ICON and Euphonix control-surfaces at my college's ...
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Lemur for iPad?

Did any of you use the Lemur from jazzmutant in the past and have you tried the Lemur for Ipad? This is just what my ipad has been waiting for, so i'll try it out as soon as work slow down for the ...
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iPad controller app for Pro Tools

So I just got an iPad2 and was thinking of hooking up it with PT9 on my Mac Book Pro. Faders and knobs would be really useful for mixing many other wonderful things, as well as automation mode ...
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X-Keys for DAW Control

http://www.piengineering.com/xkeys.php Is anyone using this for executing shortcuts / key commands in your DAW? It seems like a good idea without spending $$$$ on something from Euphonix. Any ...
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Command 8 Interface vs M Audio Project Mixer

I am researching into interfaces and control surfaces for Pro Tools (I may be looking to purchase one in the near future). I'd like the ability to control mixing in pro tools using faders instead ...
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USB DAW Fader controller

Has anyone had experience with the Presonus Faderport or Frontier Design AlphaTrack?
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