An Up Close Look At Microsoft’s Xbox One

shockleewebpic_xboxoneOut this week, Microsoft’s new Xbox One is a gaming system, set-top box, PC, Blu-ray player and universal remote all wrapped into one that comes 8 years after its predecessor, the Xbox 360.

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An Up Close Look At The Sony PS4

shockleewebpic_ps4debutvideoWith crazy anticipation from gamers and 7 years since the last system was released, Sony’s new PlayStation 4 game console has already racked up one million units in sales in the first 24 hours. If you’ve got PS4 on the brain, check out this pretty solid breakdown of this next-gen black box from the guys at The Verge.

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A Ring To Control Your Software: The Hot Hand Wireless MIDI Controller

shockleewebpic_hothandmidicontrollerThis cool new ring device from Source Audio is a wireless USB MIDI controller with a motion-sensing accelerometer that you can use to control your DAW or live-performance software while creating in the studio or performing live.

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Beatboxing Man + Machine: Watch Humanelectro’s Sigma Project

shockleewebpic_humanelectroUsing MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.

Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.

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[NYC] Thurs. October 17th: Ableton Advanced Users Meetup — RSVP & Come Network!

shockleestorypic_AA_POSTCARDSQ_10_13The next installment of our Ableton Advanced Users Meetup is taking place on Thursday October 17th, the same day AES kicks off in NYC. This is also the very last meetup for 2013 so don’t miss this last chance to catch up on all the audio buzz. Featuring guest hosts and resident presenters Hank Shocklee, Ben Casey from Tekserve and Brian Jackson from Devotion Learn alongside some dynamic and fun presentations from very special guests.

Get in on the action and RSVP now!

We’ll be live streaming it here 7:00-9:30 EST / 4:00-6:30pm PST / 1:00-3:30 CEST – tune in & join the chat!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF100Out to all the music creators…sound designers…musicians…composers…songwriters.. #freesamplefriday continues to hook you up on a weekly basis with free sounds, samples, tools and new experimental instruments. This roundup is a big one – packed with the last few weeks worth of goods.

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Livestream Today’s Ableton Advanced Users Meetup – Live From Tekserve

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Stream The Ableton Advanced Users Meetup Live from Tekserve RIGHT HERE!
7:00-9:30 EST / 4:00-6:30pm PST / 22:00-00:30 CEST – tune in & join the chat!

Follow the Ableton Advanced Users Meetup on Facebook or TechCampNYC on Twitter for group updates!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF99We’re back for another round of the best free audio tools around. Download these and get your music game up!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF98In need of some new inspiration to get your musical ideas flowing? You’re in luck, here’s another installment of #freesamplefriday to get you through the week. If you’re in the NYC area come meet with us at Tekserve on Thursday May 9th for a special Ableton Advanced Users Meetup. RSVP’s are first come – first served!

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Join Us Thursday May 9th For The Ableton Advanced Users Meetup

shockleewebpic_AAeventlogogenericRSVP NOW for the next Ableton Advanced Users Meetup taking place Thursday, May 9th at NYC’s Apple specialist super store, Tekserve. Hosted by TechCampNYC with hosts Hank Shocklee and Ben Casey, regrouped and fresh off our massive, super packed Official Live 9 & Push Preview event last month, this next meetup is NOT TO BE MISSED. Our May 9th gathering will feature a wicked list of Ableton Live ninjas and performers.

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