Classic 808 Tracks Using TR-08 – Shannon – Let The Music Play

Published on Dec 9, 2018 chisel316

“This time I’m covering a classic track that dropped during the Summer of ’83 – Shannon – Let The Music Play. Although Chris Barbosa used a Roland CR-8000 for the 808 sounds, I couldn’t resist covering this fun song. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed making it!

Gear used:

Roland Boutiques
TR-08 – drums
TB-03 – bass
JX-03 – synth chords

Serenity Soundpack for Launchpad

Serenity Soundpack for Launchpad from Ampify on Vimeo.

“Offering soft and gentle Future Bass with an array of synthesised elements – Serenity for Launchpad, brings a new collection of beautiful electronic arrangements for sombre, yet driving productions.”

Novation // Beats and Bytes – Mini Me: Launchpad Mini & Launchkey Mini

Starts at 1:15

“Take your productions on the road with a tutorial on how to use Launchpad Mini and Launchkey Mini with Ableton Live.”

Novation // Start Making – Trap

Published on Dec 6, 2018 NovationTV

“For the next video in our Start Making series, we headed to a skate park to pull a load of samples and then used a Launchpad Pro (and only what comes in the box) to make a trap track.

What do you get with Launchpad Pro?
The sounds in the video are sampled using an iPhone and input into Ableton Live Lite, alongside the Bass Station plug-in, V-Station plug-in

SKULPT Synth | 3 motifs in one longer knob-noodling jam with Specular Tempus

Published on Dec 6, 2018 Funk Tree

“Changing Skulpt voices on the fly, Specular Tempus as the only effect in this jam. Fun drum pattern(s) with PO-12.
Skulpt synth is MIDI controlled by Lanuchkey. Am I pushing the drive too much?”

Novation // Shorts – Circuit vs Circuit Mono Station

Published on Dec 5, 2018 NovationTV

“The Main Differences between Circuit & Circuit Mono Station. Quick, Short, and to the point!

— Discover More about the Circuit:…

— Discover more about Circuit Mono Station:…”

Novation Supernova 2 – Jomox Xbase 999 and Korg Ms 20

Published on Dec 5, 2018 waterdropmusic

“Playing some arps on the Supernova 2 with some drums from the Jomox xbase 999.”


You can find an overview video from supporting MATRIXSYNTH member, BoBeats further below.

First, the press release via Novation:

Introducing powerful new features & presets

Novation is proud and excited to announce the release of the Peak firmware 1.2 update. Firmware 1.2 adds a number of the most requested features from Peak users around the world, as well as all-new presets.


DEX5MBER 01: Yamaha EX5 + Novation PEAK Jam 130 BPM

Published on Dec 4, 2018 Floyd Steinberg

“Instead of participating in ‘Jamuary’, I’ll do a ‘DEX5MBER’ instead. I’ll try to post a new short musical sketch / JAM every Tuesday and Friday until christmas eve, using the EX5 as main synth & hardware sequencer for my other gear.

I used the EX5s pattern sequencer for this, routing some of the sounds to the secondary line out, which is connected to a

Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll shows us how he keeps the classic sound of rave alive

Published on Dec 3, 2018 FACTmagazine

“Earlier this year rave pioneers Orbital – the British electronic duo made up of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll – returned with their first studio album in six years, Monsters Exist.

Whilst preparing for a string of live dates in the US and UK, Paul took the time to show us how he keeps the classic sound of rave alive with a combination of