Take a look at this. This video surfaced in the last day on Livid’s YouTube channel, and shows the CNTRL-R, a button-fest of a controller mapped to Traktor Pro 2.
The video is intriguing because the controller is patently being used to about 1% of its potential, but with all those controls there’s obviously a lot of potential in this thing. It certainly takes our prediction for 2012 of more controllers without jogwheels and runs with it!
Here’s what Livid says: “CNTRL:R is a contemporary MIDI performance instrument for creative music production.
“Designed by Richie Hawtin and Livid over a year long period, this controller is ideal for live performance and studio production. This shows CNTRL:R being used with the official CNTRL:R Traktor map.”
What do you think? Interesting new control surface or buttonfest for the sake of a buttonfest?