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deadmau5 Launches OSC/PILOT, A New Peformance Tool For Digital Artists & Musicians

deadmau5 Launches OSC/PILOT, A New Peformance Tool For Digital ...

“OSC/PILOT has been in development since October 2013 and I’ve been field testing and using it in shows since that time. It’s a vital component to our live production,
both on stage and front of house.” – deadmau5

World renowned electronic musician deadmau5 has launched OSC/PILOT–a bi-directional control surface application originally built as a performance tool for digital artists and musicians–to make it available to the public.   The application was used for years by deadmau5 on tour as his control surface for shows.

 As the overlap between audio and visual application space continues to grow, there is a need for a simple way to control these applications in a desktop application. Interoperability between the applications at the artist’s disposal (AbletonLive, TouchDesigner, MaxMSP, Processing, Bitwig etc.) allows digital audio and visual artists to control the content of any space with data from any other space. OSC/PILOT aims to provide an easy way to build UIs for this control.

In addition, the huge amounts of display options gives the artists both their choice of canvas, as well as their choice of how to drive the content to that canvas.  OSC/PILOT is a robust and simple tool to harness the interoperability and enable this kind of control.  

View the demo now at:

deadmau5 Launches A New Performance Tool For Digital Artists and ...
Features for OSC/PILOT:

Make beautiful UIs in minutes

– Simple drag interface means laying out a new UI takes no time at all.
– Multiple workspaces allow for different UIs to be used from within one project.
– Multi-Touch fully supported. Drive the UI with as many fingers as your touch display supports. 

Supports sending and receiving OSC (Open Sound Control) data

– Send OSC data to control other applications and devices that support OSC
– Control visual applications such as TouchDesigner, vvvv, Resolume, VDMX, Notch etc.
– Receive OSC data from external sources to drive the content currently shown in the UI 

Supports sending MIDI.

– Connect to devices directly plugged into the computer
– Send MIDI to other computers and applications using network MIDI tools.
– Control Ableton Live, bitwig and other audio applications using your own custom UI. Supports Windows 8.1 and 10

Show Ready 

OSC/PILOT retails for $49.99 and can be purchased at

About deadmau5:

Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’), is one of the world’s most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his platinum-certified single “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff,” as well as “Professional Griefers,” “Sofi Needs A Ladder” and “I Remember,” he has also released seven critically acclaimed albums: an orchestral album where’s the drop?, W:/2016ALBUM/ and  > album title goes here < (both reached #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Chart), 4×4=12 (recognized for having sold well over 1,000,000 copies in the U.S.), For Lack Of A Better Name, Random Album Title and while(1<2). The multiple JUNO Award-winning and GRAMMY®-nominated artist’s ability to push the boundaries of his talent grows at an equal rate to his fan base, which counts 15 million and more over his combined social media channels. His latest music offerings which includes original productions, remixes and collaborations with featured guests like Rob Swire (“Monophobia”), Lights (“Drama Free”), Shotty Horroh, Scene of Action and more can be found on the mau5ville: level 1, 2 & 3 series.  deadmau5 2019 with his first ever film score for the Jonas Akerlund-directed spy thriller Polar available worldwide now via Netflix with its soundtrack released on mau5trap as well as celebrated the release of here’s the drop!, an album of remixes of material from his 2018 orchestral album where’s the drop?  For it, plenty of revered tastemakers such as Morgan Page, Matt Lange, PEEKABOO, Mr. Bill and more have been tapped for their talents to make this remix album a cerebral journey through sound.  Over the course of his extraordinarily successful U.S. cubev3 tour late 2019/early 2020 which ranked in the Top 10 of Pollstar’s top tours globally, deadmau5 released a trilogy of singles. “FALL,” “COASTED” and “SATRN” were new material featured as part of his new live show complimenting the most complex production he has ever presented.   Look for his latest release “Pomegranate” with The Neptunes to appear on his next studio album.