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Review: Audioutlaw Boots N Kats 2, Powerful Drum Machine For Ableton Live & Push 2
Boots N Kats 2 brings an incredibly powerful drum machine to Live 10 and Push 2. Here's the low down on what this excellent valued Max for Live drum tool will do for your beat making process.
Aug. 28, 2019
How To Make Heavy Kick Tracks With DS Kick In Ableton Live
With the bundled Max For Live device DS Kick in Ableton Live Suite, you can shape and sculpt the ultimate kick drum sound. Noah Pred shows you how it's done.
Jan. 31, 2019
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
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
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
This Ableton Live Buss Compression Trick Gives Your Drums Instant Punch
Buss compression is a vital technique used to pull your mix together for a radio-ready sound. Here, Olav Basoski shows you how to tighten up your beats in Ableton Live 10.
Feb. 22, 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
Mixing Drums For Dance Music? Make Sure You Consider This...
Pay attention to your drum mix, and your track will surely benefit. In this short video, Multiplier breaks down how to address different kinds of drum sound when mixing.
Aug. 17, 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
Tracking Korg Volca Beats or Any Monophonic Drum Machine in Ableton Live
Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 13, 2015
Programming Drums: 8 Tips for Better Beats
Beats: we all create them—some better than others… Sound Designer, G. W. Childs is here to share 8 tips to help you create better beats for your tracks, whatever DAW you use.
G.W. Childs IV
Jan. 15, 2015
Cultivating Chaos in Electronic Music Production
Looking for some inspiration for your next music track, maybe it's time to cultivate and embrace chaos. Noah Pred explains and shows how to randomise drums in Ableton Live.
Dec. 20, 2014
Heavyocity Announces DM-307 for Ableton Live
Created from Heavyocity’s award-winning DM-307: Modern Groove Designer for Kontakt, Heavyocity have released their stylised synth drums, live and processed drum machine for Ableton Live users.
Oct. 22, 2014
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
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
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
Dubstep Production Techniques in Live 9
If you're into Skrillex, Doctor P, Flux Pavillion and Excision, you'll love this video course on Dubstep Production in Live 9 by The Sound Tutor. In his own words, he breaks down what you'll learn.
The Sound Tutor
Jun. 27, 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
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
MPV Free Stuff: Ableton Dub Hop Drum Rack
Everyone likes freebies. You know, free lunches, free tutorials, free samples… and what do Ableton users like the most? Easy: Free Drum Racks. Mo Volans conjures up a Dub Hop Drum Rack just for you!
Feb. 23, 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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