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Review: Expressive E Noisy

Price €149 Contact Expressive E Noisy is the first dedicated soft synth to be developed by French company Expressive E. If the name is familiar, it’s likely because of Touché, the company’s unusual, multi-dimensional desktop hardware controller, designed to bring more musical control to software instruments and hardware synths. Noisy is a software instrument that … Continue reading Review: Expressive E Noisy

These instruments work with MPE right away, for an expressive Ableton Live 11 launch

What is this MPE “polyphonic expression” about? Well, you can get your hands all over the vintage test tone goodness of Fundamental, and a bunch of synths will be easier to control in Ableton Live 11 out of the box. Let’s explain. The post These instruments work with MPE right away, for an expressive Ableton … Continue reading These instruments work with MPE right away, for an expressive Ableton Live 11 launch

ROLI’s expressive flagship synth Equator2 “marks a coming of age for MPE”

It’s been 10 years since ROLI invented its first expressive instrument, the Seaboard, which went out to the public in 2013. The London-based company has embraced MPE with open arms ever since, with the LUMI keys being the latest addition to its line of hardware. Equator2 ups the ante again, with ROLI claiming that the … Continue reading ROLI’s expressive flagship synth Equator2 “marks a coming of age for MPE”

Live 11 also turns Push 1 and 2 into more expressive polyphonic instruments, magically

So with all this talk about polyphonic expression in Live 11, what about Ableton’s own hardware? It turns out existing Push and Push 2 hardware transforms with the new software. The post Live 11 also turns Push 1 and 2 into more expressive polyphonic instruments, magically appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

How to use Ableton Live 11 and MPE on Sensel Morph, for a delicious, expressive combo

Chicken? Egg? You’ve got both. Ableton Live adds expression that’s actually built for human hands and not just organ keyboards. All you need is hardware and know-how. Sensel have a pitch for both today on Live 11 announcement day – and a guide to a bunch of plug-ins. The post How to use Ableton Live … Continue reading How to use Ableton Live 11 and MPE on Sensel Morph, for a delicious, expressive combo

Expressive E Lié 1.5 introduces a new free sound expansion and a GUI revamp

The MPE instrument master, Expressive E, has updated its Lié software to 1.5. Lié is the companion app for the brand’s Touché and Touché SE controllers and the new update includes the new Carbon sound expansion pack, along with a refreshed GUI and performance improvements. Running as a plug-in or standalone app, and as a … Continue reading Expressive E Lié 1.5 introduces a new free sound expansion and a GUI revamp