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Intricate Equalization Inside Ableton Live’s EQ Eight
Live’s workhorse studio EQ is more versatile than you might have known. In this tutorial, Live expert Noah Pred delves deep into its workings and features to reveal its true power.
Apr. 8, 2019
Review: Drastic DFX Quad
DFX Quad from Drastic Music is a multi-FX module for Ableton Live that lets you mangle and process your sound in some cool ways - and all for just $20. Sara Simms fired it up...
Aug. 18, 2018
Review: Isotonik Studios FactorSynth For Ableton Live
Using machine learning to analyse loops and let you reinterpret and rearrange them in very advanced ways, FactorSynth is something special. G.W Childs put it to the test.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 3, 2018
Factorsynth For Mac Brings Machine Learning To Ableton Live
This new synth for Ableton Live uses machine learning to deconstruct sounds on a micro level and let you modify, rearrange and re-sequence them in any way you like. The possibilities could be endless.
Jul. 17, 2018
Become A Synth & programming Expert In Ableton Live With This Online Course
Take your Live skills to the next level and learn all about drum programming, MIDI effects and synthesis with this 8-lecture live series of workshops.
Apr. 23, 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
Review: Cubase 7.5: In Depth Guide to All the New Features
Just when you thought Cubase 7 satiated your desire for creative tools, Steinberg releases Cubase 7.5. Is it appealing enough to be an audio stocking stuffer? Find out in our world-first review.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Dec. 4, 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
AskVideo Releases Live 9 206: Max For Live FX Explored
Ever been unsure how to get the most out of Max for Live in Ableton's Live 9? AskVideo are here to lend a helping hand with this video course by Gary Hiebner focusing on exploring its effects.
Oct. 29, 2013
Create Your Own Impulse Responses in Ableton Live 9
Ableton Live 9's new Convolution Reverb is infinitely expandable with your own custom impulse responses. Gary Hiebner shows how to make spaces using the included IR Measurement Tool.
Jul. 5, 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
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
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 the Novation Twitch with Ableton Live
Novation's Twitch is ideally suited to work with Serato ITCH... but it doesn't stop there. Tadhg Leonard shows how you can expertly set up Twitch as a controller for Ableton Live.
Jan. 15, 2013
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
Creating Homemade Stutters in Ableton Live
Don't be fooled into thinking this article is for Ableton users only... If you want to manually create glitch and stutter effects in any DAW, check out this concise guide by G. W. Childs.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 9, 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
Using Dummy Clips to Trigger Effects in Ableton Live
Learn how to use Dummy Clips in Ableton Live's Session View to trigger a variety of mind-bending effects. Then use these triggered clips to build interesting, non-linear, arrangements.
Aug. 14, 2012
MIDI Chain Racks in Ableton Live
Ableton has excellent MIDI editing tools for the creative musician. Period. In this article Gary Hiebner shows how to mangle and manipulate MIDI using Racks in Ableton Live.
Jul. 27, 2012
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