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Ableton Live Sound Design: Demonic Voices
Warning! This tutorial is not for the faint of heart. Still reading? Prepare to release your inner evil using Ableton Live's effects to transform your voice into something from an evil place.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 18, 2013
Bitcrushing Automation in Ableton
Is lo-fi the new hi-fi? Whatever your opinion there's something about downgraded, bit-reduced sounds that can really help your tracks stand out. Gary Hiebner explores bit crushing in Ableton Live.
Feb. 12, 2013
Using QuNEO for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live
Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.
Feb. 5, 2013
Moving a Project from Logic (or any DAW) to Ableton for DJ-ing
Ableton is best known for live performance, and is the favored platform for DJs over traditional DAWs like Logic Pro. Gary Hiebner shares timeless tips on performing a project from any DAW in Live.
Feb. 1, 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
Creating Dynamic Sounds Using Multi-Band FX in Ableton Live
Dust off and shake up your sounds with this excellent tutorial by Noah Pred. Discover how to add some dynamism using multi-band FX in Ableton Live.
Jan. 4, 2013
Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device. What is it and How Do I Use it?
Simple can be super, as Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device proves. In fact, it's often overlooked for sound design purposes... when in fact, it could be exactly what you need. Rory Dow demonstrates.
Dec. 18, 2012
Ableton Live: Rhythmic Marker System
Got a remix project on the go? (See the iZotope & MPV prizes on offer in the SongCraft Contest - ends 13-Jan-2013)... find out how Ableton's marker system will add to your box of tricks!
G.W. Childs IV
Dec. 12, 2012
Tempo Transitions in Ableton
In this quick tip Gary Hiebner demonstrates the finer points of creating tempo transitions in Ableton Live... using Dummy clips. Learn how to effortlessly ramp up the tempo in Session View.
Dec. 5, 2012
Archiving Projects in Ableton Live
So, you've finished your composition in Ableton, maybe you're releasing it or perhaps playing it live... Either way, it's a great and safe idea to archive your finished projects. Here's how.
Nov. 30, 2012
Using Ableton's Looper to Create Unique Beats
Have you ever used Ableton Live's Looper plug-in? In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shares his Looper workflows for creating unique beats for live and studio purposes.
Nov. 21, 2012
Using Gated Delay Lines In Ableton Live
Everyone loves delays, right? Well, Mo Volans takes his love of delays to the level of infatuation with this tutorial on using gated delay lines for some super hyped effects in Ableton Live.
Nov. 13, 2012
Have Fun with Resonators in Ableton Live
Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.
Nov. 6, 2012
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
Ableton Live: The Ultimate Digital DJ Platform?
Despite Ableton Live being an awesome studio DAW, it's always still considered by many as the ultimate digital DJing platform. Find out whether DJ & producer, Noah Pred, shares this belief and why.
Oct. 24, 2012
Sound Like Rihanna's We Found Love in Ableton Live
Sometimes one sonic element in a song really stands out, and you may want to re-create it for fun on your own tracks. Learn how to create synth sounds like those heard in Rihanna's We Found Love.
Oct. 17, 2012
Optimizing Ableton Live's Operator for Live Performance
If you have the Ableton Live Suite it's worth taking advantage of Operator. Tadhg Leonard demonstrates how to optmize this impressively powerful synth for Iive performance.
Oct. 3, 2012
Chaining Arps in Ableton Live
Get the low-down on how to chain up some arps in Ableton Live to create awesome melodic patterns. Gary Hiebner, the arp master, takes you through the process step-by-step.
Sep. 21, 2012
Fun with Follow Actions in Ableton Live, Part 2
Part 2: If you haven't yet used "Follow Actions" in Ableton you're in for a pleasant surprise. Get ready to be inspired as Rory Dow takes you through the ins and outs in with audio examples
Sep. 12, 2012
Fun with Follow Actions in Ableton Live, Part 1
If you haven't yet used "Follow Actions" in Ableton you're in for a pleasant surprise. Get ready to be inspired as Rory Dow takes you through the ins and outs in this 2 part series with audio examples
Sep. 5, 2012
Staying Organized Using Ableton File Browsers
Sometimes a simple feature like the file browser can make a program a veritable hot bed for creative expression. Learn how Ableton's file browser can free up your left brain today!
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 30, 2012
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