Blackstar B.E.A.M Amplifier – Overview & Demo

While the world is on pause for live shows, we’re sitting comfortably at home left to our own devices. Thankfully, Blackstar has such devices including the ID: Core B.E.A.M to keep us entertained and inspired. Consider the B.E.A.M to be a…


Synthwave Live Performance w/ Roland TR-8s – DAWless Jam

80s Synthwave performed Live on a Roland TR-8s.
Video is a continuous take from two cameras, audio is recorded straight from the Roland TR-8s main output, into Ableton Live.
No editing, just a light mastering touch to enhance the overall sound.

There’s not a lot to say about the setup here. I just used the Roland TR-8s, with its stock sounds and performance features.
It’s a 707 base kit, with the addition of a few oscillator samples, tweaked using the onboard controls, to make them sound as pad, bass, arpeggiators and leads.
I pre programmed everything in this case cause it’s very hard to program melodic elements on the fly.

Hope you enjoy, feel free to Subscribe if you liked, please let me know your thoughts using thumb buttons and comments.
Reach me out on to find daily content, featuring behind the scenes from my Jams and Tutorials 😉

If you enjoyed this video, you can support what i do on Patreon:
A little help can mean a lot and you’ll get exclusive benefits. If you choose the top level contribution, half of what you give will be donated to a different Global Charity Association (such as Save the Children, Unicef,…) every month. Let’s both make this World a little better 😉

DON’T buy the ERM Multiclock, I thought I found an alternative… // Ableton Live Latency Tips

I struggle with recomending the ERM Multi Clock to most people because its super overkill for most hybrid studio setups. I wanted to find a cheaper option, and i came across the Hosa USM-422, I really wanted this USB to Midi adapter to work, but you’ll end up seeing what trouble i ended up having..

THIS USB to midi adapter works –
USM-422 –
MultiClock –
Model:Cycles –