• Innovation in the world of PlayBack and Show Control


  • Take control of your show


    Bring your ideas to life!

    Impossible is a word only to be found in a fools dictionary. Explore limitless possibilities through technology. Whether you need audio tracks, midi backline control or lighting and video sync, it's all at your fingertips! Automate your show for a more consistent and quality performance.

    Dreams do come true....

    What do you dream about at night? We dream about custom cables, networks, data speeds and all the things that make the impossible...... possible. We create systems that outperform consistently and provide our clients with a level of confidence that is incomparable. We build and program redundant systems that are rock solid and give you peace of mind every single night you step on stage.

  • About Our Company

    PlayBack System Design for Audio, Midi Backline, Video and Lighting

    Innovation in the World of Playback and Show Control

    Savant Playback is a team of designers, programmers and engineers that focus on bringing the latest technology to our clients, so that they can better express their art and music with zero boundaries. Our team specializes in midi based instruments and creating custom audio and midi playback systems that can control or sync to lighting systems and media servers. Using timecode or midi event based show control the options are limitless!

    Training and Support for Touring Staff

    We can train your touring staff on how to operate the gear and what to do if something goes wrong. With multiple redundancy systems in place we cover all points of failure. Everything will break or fail someday. Especially when you're touring hard. Our staff isn't sitting in some comfy office. We are on tour 200 + days a year. Focus on what you can control. We prepare for the worst, so that you are ready for the stage and can focus on whats important! Your show.



  • Show Control

    Programming Options for Live Events

    Playback Programming :

    Ableton Live

    Digital Performer

    Main Stage

    Pro Tools

    DAW Integration

    Live Vocal Processing

    Timecode Control

    Show Sync and Automation

    Backline Programming:

    Virtual Instruments

    Midi KeyBoards

    Drum Triggers

    Drum Modules

    Electronic Drums

    Ipad App Design

    DAW Integration

    Show Sync and Automation


    Video Programming:

    Notch VFX

    Disguise Media Server


    Content Creation

    IMAG Programming and Effects

    DAW Integration

    Timecode Control

    Show Sync and Automation







  • What We Do

    Multi Track Audio Playback Systems, Midi Backline Control and Video/ Lighting Control

    Midi Backline, TimeCode, Video & Lighting Sync

    Programming for all things Midi and Timecode

    Savant specializes in midi and timecode controlled shows.

    We offer programming for :

    Yamaha Drum Modules, Roland Drum Modules, Kemper and Fractal Guitar Systems as well as VST Control and analog keyboard program changes.

    Our systems sync all backline perfectly for a consistent fully automated show.

    When paired with timecode or midi synced visuals and lighting the end result is a beautifully synced, consistent show night after night.

    What software works best?

    Ableton Live, QLAB, Logic, Pro Tools, Digital Performer and N.I.

    We use multiple DAW's for our Audio Playback and Midi Program information. This will depend on what your system requirements are. Utilizing Midi Ethernet networks our midi backline control is lightning fast at any distance from the source. We can also adapt our systems if you already have some pieces in place and simply want to expand your current setup. Drop us a line if you have any questions!

    What Hardware do I need?

    Simple, Clean, Scalable PlayBack systems. Fly date Systems available!

    We will create a system that works best for you and your budget. We have custom fly date cases available, custom rack mount panels, and If we don't have it we can make it! We have also partnered with SUBPAC, Roland, Resolume, and iConnectivity so we have got some pretty cool toys!

    iConnectivity introduces the PlayAudio12 Interface

    The Game Just Changed!

    For those who rely on live computer audio & MIDI, and need a bulletproof, fail-proof solution for control and playback of backing tracks, virtual instruments or anything else you can think of, PlayAUDIO12 is the solution.

    Check out iConnectivity Here

    Who uses this type of system?

    PlayBack Timecode and Midi Control for everyone!

    Savant PlayBack works with bands, artists, music directors, theaters and sporting and corporate events. Using timecode or midi event based show control we can control or sync to any aspect of a performance. We offer full integration with any DAW and can help streamline a unique system that meets any musician or event programmers needs.

    Strange Electronics SetList Plug In

    Keep your Shows organized with Ease!

    This new application for Ableton Live simplifies the setlist process and allows the DJ, band, or playback operator to trigger the songs right from the the Setlist itself!


    Rearrange on the fly, play from the the full list, use the laptop, use the iPad, use an external midi controller of your choice, Setlist lets you run the show however you like.

    Setlist will help you focus on what is ultimately important, to have fun on stage and to deliver perfect shows every night.


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