Connect 2022: EDI Summit Connect 2022: EDI Summit

Demo Presentation: Gesture Control with Mi.Mu Gloves with Rishabh Rajan

150 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B58, Boston, MA 02215

Rishabh Rajan
Berklee College of Music, Assistant Professor

Rishabh Rajan is an Assistant Professor in the Electronic Production & Design Department at Berklee College of Music. He has been teaching music production, sound design and electronic music performance in India, Malaysia and United States for over a decade. He has created close to 90 video courses for MacProVideo, culminating in over 8000 hours of educational content.  He has also developed courses for Electronic Music Collective, Yousic Play and Berklee Online. His course on Electronic Music Performance Techniques, available on Coursera won a Telly Award in 2020. Rishabh has produced music alongside singer/songwriter Natasha Ejaz that won indie music awards in the South East Asian region. He also works as a sound designer and sample library developer having developed content for Bela D Media, Crypto Cipher & Twisted Tools. Currently Rishabh is a mentor for the Grammy U program by the Recording Academy where he is mentoring students who aspire to build a career in the music industry.

In this session, Rishabh Rajan will demonstrate how the MiMu Gloves is used in live electronic performance. Paired with Ableton Live, the MiMu gloves works as a wireless gestural controller that can be used to remote control effects parameters, trigger chords, perform arpeggiations of predefined chords and even trigger live drums in Ableton Live. Rishabh will demonstrate how he uses the gloves alongside traditional controllers  with faders and pads for a unique hybrid approach to live performance techniques.