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Free MasterClass: Intelligent, Automatic Beats in Ableton Live 10
Go beyond the basics in Ableton Live with this free MasterClass where you can learn from a pro how to program an improvisational drumming system.
Dec. 4, 2018
Multi-Clip Construction In Ableton Live 10
Live 10's new Multi-Clip editing is a powerful tool for comparing MIDI clips in Arrange View, and building polyrhythmic and other advanced sequences. Noah Pred explains how it works.
Oct. 31, 2018
Exploring Ableton Live 10's Drum Synths
Included with Live 10, the DS collection represents a significant yet understated enhancement to Ableton and provides you with a ton of new ways to make beats. Noah Pred explains how.
Apr. 30, 2018
Advanced Ableton Live Drum Processing Techniques
Using Live's sample manipulation tools and algorithms gives you many ways to creatively process and program drums. Here are a few tricks you may not know.
Nov. 30, 2017
Master The Art Of Programming Drum Fills In Ableton Live
Drum fills are an essential component of modern electronic music. In this short video, DJ Kiva shows you how to program them quickly in Ableton Live to create cool sounding variations.
Jun. 26, 2017
Create Advanced, Mind-Bending Beat Repeat FX In Ableton Live
Nothing sounds cooler than stuttered, repeated beats and patterns faster than the hand could ever play. Here, Noah Pred shows you how to create them in Ableton Live with the Beat Repeat effect.
Jun. 21, 2017
Ableton Live 9.7 Is Here, New Sampling Improvements for Push 1 & 2
These videos from Ableton show what's new in Live 9.7, with big improvements for Push owners. There's new slicing modes, 16 set velocities, routing audio and MIDI with Push, improved feedback and more
Oct. 11, 2016
Generate Original Patterns Using Korg volca Beats and Ableton Live
Bring together the best of both worlds: the cool volca beats hardware drum machine and the DAW that needs no introduction, Ableton Live, for a medley of creative ways to create original beats.
G.W. Childs IV
Dec. 30, 2015
FREE Live Pack: Elektron Legacy Drums LITE
Elektron's Machinedrum is about to be superseded by Analog Rytm, but fret not. Noah Pred sampled the original and painstakingly made a Drum Rack out of them. Live 9 users download these FREE here.
Apr. 1, 2014
Review: Cubase 7.5: In Depth Guide to All the New Features
Just when you thought Cubase 7 satiated your desire for creative tools, Steinberg releases Cubase 7.5. Is it appealing enough to be an audio stocking stuffer? Find out in our world-first review.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Dec. 4, 2013
Using the Pitch Plugin to Trigger Drum Racks in Ableton Live 9
You're playing live. Triggering samples in Ableton Live 9. But you've got 132 to choose from... Yikes! Tadhg Leonard shares some super tips on using the pitch plug-in to trigger samples in an instant!
Oct. 30, 2013
Polyrhythmic Programming in Ableton Live 9
There's grooves and then there's grooves. In this tutorial, Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred, shows how to take your Ableton Live 9 groove creations to the next level polyrhythmically.
Oct. 10, 2013
Creating Custom Multibank Drum Racks in Ableton Live
Do you want a massive arsenal of drum samples available at your fingertips in real time, anytime you need it? Noah Pred shows how to create Multibank Drum Racks in Ableton Live that'll blow your mind.
Aug. 13, 2013
Interview: Benno de Goeij, (Rank 1 and Armin Van Buuren) Talks Tech
Producer for Rank 1 & co-producer for Armin Van Buuren, Benno de Goeij has own brand of sonic magic fused into many hit tunes. He chatted with us about Armin, his live setup, and the future of DJing.
DJ & Live Performance
Mar. 21, 2013
Produce a '˜Harlem Shake' Style Track in Ableton Live
Glad to see the back of the wave of "Harlem Shake" videos that invaded YouTube? Humor us (and yourself) for a little while longer as Gary Hiebner creates a similar styled project in Ableton Live.
Mar. 15, 2013
Review: Ableton Live 9
Arguably the most revolutionary of all recent DAWs just got an upgrade. How does Ableton's Live 9 fare in a real-world review? G. W. Childs puts it through its paces and finds out.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 7, 2013
Creating Triplet Style Beats with Ableton's Simple Delay
Get your Ableton beats into the swing (of things) with this fab tip by Gary Hiebner on using Ableton's Simple Delay for loose, triplet-style rhythmic patterns.
Jan. 9, 2013
Ableton Announce Live 9 and Push [w/Video]
Ableton announce Live 9's new features and Push - a revolutionary new instrument / controller with 64 pads and a whole lot of potential goodness.
Oct. 25, 2012
Using Dummy Clips to Trigger Effects in Ableton Live
Learn how to use Dummy Clips in Ableton Live's Session View to trigger a variety of mind-bending effects. Then use these triggered clips to build interesting, non-linear, arrangements.
Aug. 14, 2012
Ableton for Hip-Hop, Part 1
In part 1 of this series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs explains the process and shows how to build the initial loop. Stay tuned for part 2 in this series coming soon!
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 9, 2012
Ableton Live: Chopping beats MPC style
Get your groove on with Rory Dow as he taps you through the process of chopping up beats in Ableton Live MPC-style.
Jun. 27, 2012
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