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MFA Note Transformer: Free Ableton Live Rack Injects Fresh Ideas Into Stale MIDI Patterns
This new effect rack from Manifest Audio is a great tool for introducing MIDI note variations into any of your Ableton Live tracks. Plus you can download Note Transformer for FREE!
Feb. 9, 2018
Creating Dynamic EDM Drum Patterns In Live 9
Electronic music is often accused of being stale / repetitive – but using a few tricks in Live 9's enhanced MIDI editor, it's easy to create dynamic drum loops & get them ready for use in your tracks.
Dec. 2, 2013
Extending the use of your Akai APC40 in Ableton Live, Part 2 of 2
Akai's APC40 is an awesome bit of kit for DJs & producers. Rory Dow, master synthesist and Ableton Live user, explores how to make it even better using Max for Live. (Part 2/2)
Nov. 3, 2013
Extending the use of your Akai APC40 in Ableton Live, Part 1 of 2
Akai's APC40 is an awesome bit of kit for DJs & producers. Rory Dow, master synthesist and Ableton Live maestro, explores how to make it even better using MIDI remote scripts. (Part 1/2).
Nov. 2, 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
Using Max For Live’s LFO
Want to modulate your sounds or a particular control on a synth or plugin in Ableton Live 9? Max for Live's LFO is here for exactly that purpose and Gary Hiebner is here to show you how to it works!
Sep. 26, 2013
Mastering Max for Live's Mono Sequencer
Live 9 is arguably the most exciting environment in which to create musical content. And the new Max for Live Mono Sequencer makes it even better for musicians as Noah Pred discovers.
Aug. 27, 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
The Joy of Convolution Reverb and Impulse Responses in Ableton Live 9
Love Ableton Live, but miss a built-in convolution reverb? In Live 9 you can find both a convolution reverb and use impulse responses to create your own spaces and effects. Gary Hiebner sounds it out.
Jun. 20, 2013
Harmonic Sound Design with Ableton Live's Vocoder
Understanding how Ableton's vocoder works will allow you to create, not only robotic voices, but so much more harmonic content. If you're into sound design this is a must-read article!
Jun. 12, 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
What Makes EQ8 in Ableton Live 9 Shine
One of the most heralded additions to Ableton Live 9 is the new EQ8. It's been completely redesigned and rethought with certain features you simply must check out.
G.W. Childs IV
May. 30, 2013
Creating Drum Kits from Household Items in Ableton Live 9
Struggling to find inspiring sounds? Get out of your studio and explore your home. You may be surprised just how fun sampling household objects can be for creating your own drum kits in Live.
G.W. Childs IV
May. 22, 2013
Get Unstuck with Ableton Live 9’s Glue Compressor
Need to bring the elements of your mix together and create a tighter, more cohesive sound? Of course you do! Gary Hiebner’s demonstration of Live 9’s Glue Compressor will have you stuck on it for good
May. 15, 2013
Creating a Liine Lemur Template for Ableton Live
The tech to control your Live set using anything from dedicated hardware to an iPad is now a reality. Tadhg Leonard shows how to create your own Ableton controller using Liine's Lemur for iPad.
May. 2, 2013
Creating a Multiband Distortion Unit in Ableton Live
Why do musical modders love Ableton Live? Simple, because you create your own effect unit racks. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to create a multiband distortion unit in Ableton Live.
Apr. 22, 2013
Essentials Ableton Live 9 Shortcuts
One of the things existing Ableton Live users notice about Live 9 are the workflow improvements, which can free you up to concentrate on making music! Here's 4 Live 9 shortcuts from G. W. Childs.
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 15, 2013
Converting Audio to MIDI in Live 9
Once you’ve tried using Ableton Live 9’s new audio to MIDI feature you may not wish to live without it. Noah Pred explores the ins and outs in detail.
Apr. 2, 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 Push: Instrument and Much More
How far does Push redefine the boundaries of composition for Live users? Just how good is this revolutionary instrument for beat making and melody creation? Noah Pred explores the pull factor.
Mar. 7, 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
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