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Ableton Live Advanced MIDI Technique: Manipulating Time & Playback Direction
Here's how to harness the power of the Note section and its tools to quickly and easily create variations on your beats, chords and melodies - with just a few clicks.
Jul. 19, 2018
Ableton Live 10 Hidden Gems: Shaper & Note Echo
Sometimes overlooked in the slew of bigger new features, devices like Shaper and Note Echo in Live 10 can bring whole new dimensions to your productions. Here's how.
Jun. 28, 2018
Ableton Releases Live 10 - Here's Everything You Need To Know
With new instruments, workflow, library and upgraded Max For Live integration, there's something for everyone in Ableton Live 10. And we have a video course to help you get started!
Feb. 6, 2018
Learn Cubase From The Experts With New, Free Live Labs
The new Live Labs series of lectures from Ask.Video starts with a six-part exploration of Cubase with Matt Hepworth. Join him to become a Cubase master!
Jan. 10, 2018
Direct Boxes : Which One to Use In Your Studio & Why
Direct or D.I boxes are a staple of live performance and recording. Matt Vanacoro explains why it's important to choose the right one for the job.
Nov. 18, 2017
Review: Akai MPC X
AKAI's MPC X promises to let you make music entirely without a computer - but can it really replace your DAW? Rishabh Rajan put it to the test to find out.
Aug. 30, 2017
Patching A Buchla-Style Synth In NI Reaktor
Enrol for free to watch this hands-on demonstration of patching Reaktor Blocks to build an awesome Buchla style synth. Patch along and ask questions as you go!
Jul. 24, 2017
The BIG Interview: Robert Henke, Co-Founder of Ableton & Monolake
Robert Henke is one of the brains behind Ableton Live and also Monolake as well as an all-round tech visionary. Noah Pred caught up with him in Berlin to get his thoughts on music and much more.
Jun. 12, 2017
This Video Explores Akai MPC Live's Connectivity Options & Rear Panel
Hooking up computers, audio feeds and even turntables to your MPC Live requires some familiarity with the rear panel. Booker Edwards Jr is here to help you out.
May. 9, 2017
Best of 2015: Ableton Live Packs
Kicking off our Best of 2015 series are our most favourite Ableton Live Packs from this year. Noah Pred reveals his top five with some notable mentions too.
Dec. 26, 2015
Detunized Releases 'Farfiso' Live Pack & Multi Format Library
Detunized describe their new Farifiso Live pack and library as "a purely analog stringer" combining "a full polyphonic orchestral section and a monophonic synth section." Listen yourself and decide...
Aug. 9, 2015
Strategies for Bridging Studio and Live Performance
Interested in taking your studio-based compositions and turning them into live performance ready tracks? Timo Preece is here with some helpful workflow and layout suggestions.
Feb. 1, 2015
Cluster Sound Releases DWAVE Live Pack
Based on the Korg DW-8000 (popular analog-digital hybrid 80s synth), Cluster Sounds new DWave is a sample pack designed for Ableton Live with some lovely sampled recordings.
Jan. 17, 2015
Best Ableton Live Packs of 2014
Noah Pred gives a nod in the direction of some of his favorite Ableton Live packs of 2014 in this feature review.
Jan. 7, 2015
Preparing a Custom Live Music Performance Setup
Cables? Laptop? Check. So, you may have the gear, but have you planned the actual performance itself? Ableton Certified Trainer, Timo Preece, shares his brainstorming techniques to help your next gig.
Feb. 27, 2014
Ableton Live 9: Using Dummy Clips For FX Control
Make the most of those versatile dummy clips in Ableton Live 9 with this creative tip by Tadhg Leonard. Learn how to use them for advanced control of your effects via different launch modes.
Oct. 14, 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
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
Live 9: Creating Bass Using Your Voice
Want to create bass sounds? Tired of using presets or just want something completely unique? Launch Ableton Live and open your mouth! G. W. Childs shows how to use your voice outside the box.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 25, 2013
Do You Really Need The Sound Guy?
Playing live soon? G. W. Childs pipes in with some timeless advice on how to make sure everything goes smoothly with your sound guy and to help you play an excellent set.
G.W. Childs IV
May. 11, 2013
New Mappable Buttons in Ableton Live 9
Live 9 includes some helpful extra buttons around the main interface. In this article G. W. Childs IV outlines these new mappable buttons and how they can take your Live experience up a level.
G.W. Childs IV
May. 8, 2013
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