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Want to make music but find yourself more comfortable with a gaming controller than say a traditional MIDI controller – worry no more. Captain Dan demonstrates a little bit of what can be accomplished using an Xbox360 controller, GlovePIE input routing software, and Reaktor synth. Of course you don’t have to use a high-end suite like Reaktor – any sound synthesis software that accepts MIDI will do.

From the pages of MAKE:

21st-Century Keytars 
MAKE Volume 15, page 56
Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!