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Mapping MIDI Controller like a pro - Advanced

In our previous posts we discussed about the MIDI signals that a controller sends to Traktor, basics of controllerism, and finding what signal is sent by which button, slider or knob. In this post we will be talking it to the next level which is mapping the buttons/knobs/sliders/jog wheels of our controllers to custom Traktor functions. To show this we will map Jog Wheels to control Traktor Effects section, touching jog wheels will turn on all the three effects in Traktor FX section and rotating them in either direction will control the amount of those effects.
This post assume that you have read,understood, and performed all the steps mentioned in our previous posts. If not we recommend you to go through the following first, before beginning the steps described here.
Understand the outcome we are trying to achieve by custom mapping – Ean Golden's NI S2 mappings applied onto Numark Mixtrack Finding MIDI signals and deleting them in order to remap our controllers – Mapping MIDI cont…

Mapping MIDI controller like a pro - Basics

This is the second post in the Ean Golden’s NI S2 tricks applied onto Numark Mixtrack article series. It will show you how to map your existing midi controller just like Ean Golden’s breaking the silence video. You’ll not only learn just the mapping but how to actually achieve same sounds as Ean did. Later this series will contain articles on complete teardown of the sounds and effects used by Ean in the NI S2 demo video. Let us begin our first step toward ‘Controllerism’.
For the sake of this tutorial I will be using Numark mixtrack as my controller and Traktor Pro as the mixing machine. But the steps given in this tutorial are universally applicable for any midi controller. Please plug in your controller and fire up Traktor and then proceed with the given steps. So lets take control of our controllers and step further into this art of controllerism! You could expect the following outcomes from this tutorial:
Resetting your controller’s mapping in case if you mis-mapped something. …

Flaunt your Android with Ethereal Dialpad

So you got yourself an Android device! Follow this post and jazz it up with the coolest applications from the android market, not only allowing you to enjoy those apps yourself, but even flaunt your Android to envy others.

Flaunt your android with Ethereal Dialpad (synthesizer) free! Its a simple app which creates magical musical notes when you to move your fingers over the screen. You dont need to be a music nerd in order to use it, just download this app and amzaze your friends with magical music.

I have gone through multiple articles showcasing lists of best Apps to download and use on your Android powered device. But cannot find any list showcasing Apps that I can show off to my friends and tell them how cool my Android is. So here goes the post of Apps that you can use to flaunt your Android. Please note that the applications are categorized into multiple posts and there are no rankings or comparison between these Apps.

Ethereal Dialpad - Free synthesizer app for Android
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Flaunt Your Android with iLightr Free

So you got yourself an Android device! Follow this post and jazz it up with the coolest applications from the android market, not only allowing you to enjoy those apps yourself, but even flaunt your Android to envy others.

I have gone through multiple articles showcasing lists of best Apps to download and use on your Android powered device. But cannot find any list showcasing Apps that I can show off to my friends and tell them how cool my Android is. So here goes the post of Apps that you can use to flaunt your Android. Please note that the applications are categorized into multiple posts and there are no rankings or comparison between these Apps.

iLightr Free - The free Virtual Lighter App!
Description:iLightr is the next best thing to having a real lighter in your pocket! Combining stylish case designs and a stunning photo realistic flame, iLightr is sure to come in handy.
Developer: √úbermind, Inc.


What makes it UBER COOL!
Open this app and just flick your hand to open the lighter lid…