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Beats and Bytes are a series of Livestreams from Novation dedicated to empowering you to be better at the the things you love to do. Whether you are looking to advance your synthesizer skills, learn techniques on how to be a better live performer or producer, or just watch a live performance, there is a Beats and Bytes stream just for you. Look at our schedule to find out which livestream you want to join and find us on the Novation YouTube channel.

Schedule

The Basics of Synthesis:

23 August 2018 4PM PST

Get the most out of your hardware or software synthesizers as we show you how to take control of your gear and use it to your advantage. Learn how to make dynamic drum sounds, booming bass, and screaming leads.

Get in Sequence:

13 September 2018 4PM PST

Learn the advantages of utilising a hardware sequencer for your productions and performances. We will also showcase the new features in the latest Circuit update, version 1.7.

Ableton Live for the DJ:

15 November 2018 4PM PST

If you have ever wanted to perform live with a Novation Launchpad, this is the event for you. Learn the skills needed to create a fun and engaging live set.

Mini Me - Go mobile with Launchkey Mini and Launchpad Mini:

13 December 2018 4PM PST

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


Past Beats and Bytes Livestreams

Launch Control XL:

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Posted by Novation on Thursday, 21 June 2018

A mixer, effect and instrument controller for Ableton® Live™. We will show you how to get connected to Ableton® Live™, and also how to use Launch Control XL with your MIDI controlled hardware.

MiniNova:

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Beats and Bytes MiniNova

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 10 May 2018

A powerful mini synth with polyphony, effects, and modulation control. Tune in to learn how to program the MiniNova, save your patches, and how to utilise the on board vocoder.

Bass Station II:

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Posted by Novation on Thursday, 19 April 2018

Powerful two-oscillator analogue monosynth with dual-mode filters, modulation, effects, step sequencing and more. You will be introduced to the sound of Bass Station II and learn how to build your own patch, including how to write in your own sequence.

Circuit Mono Station:

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Beats & Bytes: Circuit Mono Station

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 30 November 2017

A paraphonic analogue synthesiser with three sequencer tracks. Learn how to get started, hear how it sounds and learn about Circuit Mono Station's unique features.

Launchpad Pro:

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Beats and Bytes: Launchpad Pro

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 14 December 2017

A professional grid performance controller for creating music and light shows in Ableton® Live™. Learn how to get it up and running with Ableton® Live™, and how to build a workflow for the studio or the stage.

Peak:

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Beats and Bytes: Peak

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 18 January 2018

An eight-voice desktop polyphonic synthesiser with three New Oxford Oscillators for each voice. Tune in to hear the sounds and get a crash course in how to program your own sounds with features unique to Peak.

Launchkey:

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Beats and Bytes: Launchkey

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 15 February 2018

The essential USB MIDI keyboard controller for Ableton® Live™. Learn how to get connected to Ableton® Live™ and Logic Pro® X, and learn how Launchkey can help you work smarter and faster.

Circuit:

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Beats and Bytes: Circuit

Posted by Novation on Thursday, 15 March 2018

A standalone groovebox with two Nova heritage synths and a four-part drum machine. Learn how to get started with a simple groove, and follow along as we show you features from the latest firmware updates.

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