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Launchpad App update: Audio Import Audio Copy and Paste
March 12 2014

Launchpad App for iPad has been updated with various improvements, including iOS Audio Copy and Paste integration as part of the Audio Import Upgrade - free for existing upgrade users

Launchpad controlling Kanye West's tour and more
March 07 2014

We catch up with top international live programmer, Laura "Alluxe" Escudé.

Welcome to the Launchpad S Control Pack
March 06 2014

Everything you need to make electronic music with Ableton Live in One Box!

Novation at Musik Messe 2014
March 04 2014

Our crack team of product specialists, supported this year by our synth guru Nick Bookman, will be in force at this year's Musik Messe show in Frankfurt. March 12th to 15th.

Launchpad + FL Studio: Learn and Win!
February 25 2014
FL Studio 11 and Launchpad are ideally suited: produce your beats with the integrated instrument and arrangement controls and then perform them in FL Studio's...
Jordan Fish on Novation and Focusrite for Bring Me The Horizon
February 25 2014

Jordan Fish, programmer and keys player for metal sensations Bring Me The Horizon, talks studio and live gear in this exclusive feature.

Exclusive M4SONIC video interview, free soundpack, and competition to win a masterclass with M4SONIC himself!
February 18 2014

33 million views can't be wrong: M4SONIC is a bonafide YouTube sensation, and Launchpad is at the centre of what he does.

1992-Today: FREE 'Iconic Synth Sounds' UltraNova & MiniNova soundpack!
February 10 2014

We're pleased to announce a brand new soundpack for you to download FREE for your UltraNova and MiniNova: Classic Synth Sounds: Iconic Sounds from 1992 to Today.

Heritage short film, huge FREE soundpack, and WIN a Novation Synth!
February 04 2014

Check out our heritage celebration short film, FREE 800MB sample pack, and all-star judged competition to WIN our powerful synth line!

Lorde keyboard player Jimmy Mac chooses Impulse
December 19 2013

Jimmy Mac, keyboard player for the pop sensation Lorde, tells us how Novation is involved in the live show.

Rudimental live and in the studio with Focusrite/Novation
December 12 2013

UK chart-topping dance act Rudimental discuss the vast range of Focusrite/Novation products in their setup.

Introducing recreate Daft Punk's iconic album 'Discovery' on BBC Radio 1
November 26 2013

'Introducing' recreate Daft Punk's iconic album 'Discovery' live on BBC Radio 1; we talk to founder Matt Derbyshire about the band and their live set-up.

Launchkey at the heart of will.i.am live rig
November 22 2013

"Launchkey 25 packs loads of features into a compact size, and the Launchpad is my main session controller. Both are perfect for life on the road." ~ Keith Harris

Joe Lester - Keyboardist for Silversun Pickups
November 19 2013

Silversun Pickups, the Los Angeles based rock band, have recently added Novation to their live rig.

Standing Novation
October 31 2013

Syd Lawrence, co-founder of the award-winning programming/web company 'We Make Awesome Sh', shows off his Launchpad installation for "Digital Sizzle 9: Art Hackathon".

Novation and OS X Mavericks Compatibility
October 29 2013

The latest major update to Apple Mac OS X, 10.9 Mavericks, has been released.

Novation at ADE
October 16 2013

We're at ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) this week!

Interview with Matt Robertson
October 10 2013

We caught up with Matt Robertson in a rare pocket of his free time to have a chat with him about all of his different roles, what equipment he uses in the studio/live and more…

Wolf + Lamb check into The Marcy Hotel with Bass Station II
October 04 2013

"Sounds from the Bass Station II just fit perfectly in the mix" ~ Gadi, Wolf + Lamb

Launchpad Mini: Launchpad for the iPad Generation
September 05 2013

Novation is pleased to announce the Launchpad Mini! 

Launch Control: Perfect Partner to Launchpad
September 02 2013

Launch Control is a robust, compact and portable control panel with 16 assignable knobs and eight pads that’s ideal for hands-on control of mixers, instruments and effects. 

Launchkey Mini has arrived!
September 02 2013

Launchkey Mini: the portable studio. An integrated hardware/software instrument designed to give you complete control over Novation's free Launchkey app for iPad.

Wayne Plummer and Focusrite/Novation for Emeli Sandé
August 07 2013

"I also use the SL Zero to control...these are great because it has many MIDI features and you can name all the songs on the screen."

Gareth Jones - Hardware Control with Novation
July 25 2013

"I have a Zero SL MkII in front of my monitor, and it is something I constantly reach for..."

Novation Supercharges UltraNova's Vocoder
July 24 2013

UltraNova has had its vocoder overhauled in the form of a simple to install firmware update – a free upgrade for all UltraNova owners.

PillowTalk: In control with Novation
July 23 2013

"We’re up there presenting [electronic music] in a different format that a lot of people haven’t seen before and it’s really interactive.”

Icon Collective
July 17 2013

"We are proud to have Focusrite Novation as a sponsor for our second annual Scholarship Contest."

Scratch Live 2.5 Launchpad Map
July 15 2013

Serato today released Scratch Live 2.5

"I've rocked Novation in my live and production setup since day one"
July 12 2013

"The flexibility is a beautiful thing!"

Hot Sugar puts MiniNova Through its Paces
July 11 2013

"Kick number two is the MiniNova microphone tapping on Donald's head, run through VocalTune."