Vixid VJX16-4 Video Mixer

Vixid’s revolutionary video mixer for VJs, Video Producers, Live Performance and other Video-centric Artists

A couple of weeks ago I produced a music video, using multiple Vixid feedback loops to turn live footage into an explosion of light and colour.

I’ve posted about the project on CreateDigitalMotion, but I thought it might be worth showing the “Director’s Cut” here, as it gives a more detailed look into how the VJX can be used to control and build feedback loops.

Edward Guglielmino – Settle Down With Me (Director’s Cut) from Jaymis on Vimeo.

The “trick” here was using a Kaoss Pad Entrancer as a delay on one of the feedback loops, which softens the camera feedback and helps it to morph and develop, without turning into a strobing nightmare. There’s a couple of points with no Entrancer delay, notably during the guitar solo around 2:00 in the video.

If you don’t have an Entrancer, you could build a similar delay effect by routing an input through a video capture card and some VJ software effects.

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