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NLE Releases New Ableton Live Course: Master Essential Audio Skills
Learn everything you need to know about recording and beat stretching audio in Ableton Live with this new course. It's perfect for anyone looking to improve their recording skills.
Jul. 10, 2018
Extending Creativity With Creative Extensions In Ableton Live 10
Live 10 users can grab this pack of creative extensions for free through their accounts. Noah Pred has a number of excellent reasons why you should do so...
Jul. 9, 2018
Review: Manifest Audio Toolkit 001 For Ableton Live
Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred took his extensive knowledge of Live’s rack systems and put it to good use in Toolkit 001. Joshua Casper put them to the test...
Jun. 11, 2018
Using Ableton's Warp to Fix and Tame Live Piano Performances
So you've captured a great performance off the cuff, but didn't record to a click. All is not lost however, as Ableton's Warp feature can be used to correct timing mistakes even over a long time.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 14, 2017
Ultimate Ableton Live Guide to Saving CPU
If your Live session is making your computer grunt & groan under the workload, then this article from Joshua Casper is for you. Here's a multitude of ways to cut back on the CPU load in Ableton Live.
Jul. 21, 2016
Diego Stocco Color Bots for Ableton Live Intros Adaptive Tonal Processing For Unique Sound Design
Oh my goodness. Color Bots for Ableton Live 9.5 is really unique in the way it combines cross-synthesis and harmonically complex musical phrases to add interesting colors to your sounds.
Jul. 8, 2016
Free Legowelt Drum Machine for Ableton Live
Legowelt, Dutch electronic musician, has released a free drum machine for Ableton Live 9.5 and above based on his old Amiga 909 sample floppy disc. And it sounds great.
Feb. 26, 2016
Ableton Push 1 Owners: Here's The Awesome Features You Can Take Advantage Of Since Live 9.5
When Push 2 & Ableton Live 9.5 were released you might have thought Push 1 owners would be left in the cold. You'd be wrong! Push 1 has benefited from useful new features as AfroDjMac shows here.
Feb. 18, 2016
Ableton Live: How to Turn Mistakes into Musical Gold Dust
Is it true that you can turn any sample or mistake into something beautiful or suitable in Ableton Live? G.W. Childs thinks so and wants to prove it to you in this tutorial.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 13, 2015
Get Creative with FX in Ableton Live using Novation Launchpad
Finding "happy accidents" in Ableton Live is useful for generating creative sounds. Tadhg Leonard explores how to use Novation Lanchpad with Live 9's FX to make vocal samples exciting. [Video]
Apr. 16, 2014
Integrating External Instruments With Racks in Your Ableton Live Rig
There's more portable music hardware available than ever before. If you own a Korg Volca or TR-8, likelihood is you'll want to hook it up to Ableton Live. Noah Pred shows how using racks.
Mar. 18, 2014
Ableton Push Mashup of J-Pop Sensation, Yasutaka Nakata by Rishabh Rajan
This has to be one of the coolest mashups we've heard in a while, especially of those produced in Live 9 and performed using an Ableton Push, Leap Motion and an acoustic guitar. Watch the video here.
Mar. 3, 2014
Creative Beat Making with Max 4 Live’s Instant Haus in Ableton Live 9
If you want to make your grooves stand out from the crowd in Ableton Live 9, then the Instant Haus Max for Live device is a great tool to try out. Gary Hiebner shows how to work it into your tracks.
Feb. 26, 2014
Staying Ahead of Your CPU Using Flatten in Ableton Live
We all love using big, resource hungry synth and effects plug-ins... but they come with a cost. Or do they? G.W Childs shares a quick tip to keep your Live sessions running smooth no matter what.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 20, 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
Livid Instruments Releases BASE Remote Scripts for Live 9.1
Live 9.1 introduces a number of enhancements within the box. For those who enjoy working outside the box using Livid Instruments' BASE, there's a new remote script for you! Check out the video below.
Nov. 25, 2013
Randomizing Effects and Devices with the Max For Live Device Randomizer
There's something so satisfying about randomly stumbling upon sounds and fx you'd never have consciously created. Gary Hiebner shows how to use the Randomizer Max for Live device to good effect.
Nov. 12, 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
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
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
Sound Design: Vocode Like Daft Punk's Random Access Memories Using Ableton Live and kHS ONE
Daft Punk's Random Access Memories was arguably one of the albums of the summer. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs explores how to emulate their vocoding style using Ableton Live and kHS ONE.
G.W. Childs IV
Sep. 30, 2013
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