Archive for December, 2009

Check out the latest JazzMutant Newsletter!

December 21, 2009

This month we feature Richard Devine, King Roc and our Underground Star: Raw Hedroom. You’ll also receive info about JazzMutant goodies, exciting videos, free templates, and more!

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Lemur users Thievery Corporation announce new shows!

December 15, 2009

Lemurized musicians, Thievery Corporation, borrow from the classically sensual and blunted sounds of their favorite Brazilian bossa nova, Jamaican dub reggae, vintage film soundtracks, and psychedelic rock to forge into new sonic territory.

The group is a major presence in the DC scene legendary for fierce independence, musically and politically, from genre-defying pioneers as Chuck Brown and Fugazi to grassroots organizations such as Positive Force and the Future of Music Coalition.

They will be returning to their hometown of Washington D.C. to play 4 new shows at club 9:30, and the response has been incredible. Of the shows, only one still has tickets available: Wednesday, January 20, and tix are going fast! To inquire about tickets, go to club 9:30’s website. To read more about Thievery Corporation, click here.

Hot Chip uses the Lemur!

December 9, 2009

Hot Chip have emerged from their bedrooms studios onto the UK music scene to become one of the most interesting electropop band in Britain over the last four years, a status that has gradually developed from the band’s formation in 2000.

The band is also well-known for their live shows, as they often reinvent their songs on stage and create a completely different sound. The Lemur has found a place of choice in their set up, effortlessly programmed and skillfully played by member Felix Martin:

“So far we have only used the Lemur in a live environment”, Felix explains, “where it fulfills a rather functional and plain role as a master controller for clips, scenes and FX in Ableton Live. I also use the Lemur to control the Dave Smith Polyevolver and an Elektron Machinedrum that I use, with Midi Thru signals going through Ableton. I have built my own patches for controlling those instruments. Even though they both have their own perfectly decent user interfaces, I like the idea of being able to control everything from one screen. I suppose I have an ideal of one day simply standing with the Lemur as my only performance tool, with the things that it controls sitting quietly in the background.”

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Great Holiday Discounts from JazzMutant!

December 1, 2009

Get $250/250€ OFF the standard price of a Lemur if you order during December!

The Dexter App is also available for an incredible 50% OFF MSRP for this month only! Beat the rush and don’t delay. Treat yourself and celebrate the holidays early. Click here to check out our latest newsletter and get more info about this great offer.

Enjoy!
The JazzMutant Team