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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
Ableton Live 10 Advanced Beat Juggling Using Legato Mode
Legato Mode and Follow Actions are core components of Live’s Session View that open up powerful new frontiers of creativity for stage and studio. Here's how they work.
Oct. 3, 2018
Ableton Live 10 Drum Buss Audio Effect
The Drum Buss effect in Ableton Live 10 can add some much-needed Boom to your rhythmic parts. Noah Pred recommends you jump on it while it's still fresh...
Apr. 20, 2018
Create Dynamic MIDI Parts In Ableton Live With The Scale Effect
By forcing MIDI to conform to different scales you can radically change the way a track sounds. In this short video, Noah Pred explains how to do it.
Dec. 28, 2017
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
Drum & Bass Production Tip: Adding Drum Variations
Keeping your Drum and Bass tunes from sounding overly repetitive can be a challenge. In this video tutorial, Multiplier offers some useful advice for adding subtle variations to the drum track.
May. 14, 2016
Watch Novation Launchpad Pro On Show in UK at BMC 2015
We’re getting more and more excited by the imminent arrival of the Launchpad Pro by Novation. We first got hands-on with it at NAMM 2015 in January, and so almost 6 months later it’s about to drop…
Jun. 9, 2015
Simple Duplication Trick for Better Beats in Ableton Live
Don't get stuck in one repetitive kick and snare groove. Ableton Live's duplicate feature can be a simple way for beginners and veterans alike to help freshen up their beats. Here's how.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 10, 2014
Review: Autobeat Drum Pattern programmer for Ableton Live
Generating patterns, drum beats & fills in Ableton Live has never been so satisfyingly easy, thanks to K-Devices M4L MIDI device: Autobeat. G W Childs puts this 8x 16-step sequencer device to the test
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 24, 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
Interview: PHON.O on Ableton Live, Push, Thom Yorke and Sampling Unique Sounds
If you've ever seen Thom Yorke DJing, you may have heard the intriguing beats of the track, Fukushima. We caught up with PHON.O, the artist responsible, and talked about Ableton Push, sampling & more.
Aug. 6, 2013
Get Your Audio Grooving in Ableton Live
A captivating groove can transform a simple head-nodding track into a real hip-shaking anthem. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how Ableton Live can apply some groove goodness to audio.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 7, 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
Ableton Live 9 Tutorials Now at AskVideo & macProVideo
Need to learn Ableton Live 9 & Push? Want the knowledge & techniques streamed direct to your brain? You’ve come to the right place! Your Ableton journey of mastery starts here.
Mar. 5, 2013
Layering Drum Sounds with Drum Racks in Ableton Live
Ableton Live's Drum racks are simple to set up and an easy way to quickly assemble drum sounds. Gary Hiebner shows how to go one step further and build drum racks with layered samples.
Feb. 26, 2013
Ableton for Hip Hop, Part 3
In part 3 series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs shows how to make your own beats using Ableton Live's drum rack in an unusual way.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 13, 2012
NEW iBook: MPVHub Expert Guides: Mashup Essentials in Ableton Live
We're thrilled to announce the 2nd MPVHub Expert Guides iBook: Mashup Essentials in Ableton Live! Learn the mash up process with expert steps & audio and images… available on iBookstore NOW!
May. 3, 2012
Sound Like Skrillex in Ableton Live, Part 1
Turn on the internet or radio (do people still use these?) and you'll likely, at some point, hear some Skrillex-inspired tunes. Gary Hiebner shows how to recreate his musical style in Ableton Live.
Apr. 25, 2012
Recording Beat Repeat Variations In Ableton Live
Overlook the Beat Repeat plug-in in Ableton Live and you may be ignoring one of the most ingenious randomizers available in any DAW. Mo Volans walks through the main functions in this article.
Jan. 3, 2012
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