LED-Clad Sample Interface

Chris O'Shea of Pixelsumo also points us to Brian Crabtree's untitled box / mlr. The interface uses a grid of LCDs to display samples. (see video) At first, it looks like he's triggering a zillion different samples, but in fact there are only as many samples as there are rows: the LEDs advance along the row's additional LCDs to show loop points, so this is especially nice for jumping to the center of a loop. Brian uses Max/MSP, but Ableton Live, sampling programs, and the like would be strong candidates, too. Interesting concept, though I'm not sure this is the …

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