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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
Ableton Live 10 Basics: Recording Audio In Session View
Here's how to set up recording live audio, capture a take and edit the results in Live 10. Learn how this core Live skill works in just a few minutes.
Jun. 18, 2018
Learn Audio Effects, Mixing And Mastering In Ableton Live With A Certified Trainer
This realtime online course with a certified Ableton professional will give you all the skills you need to master Live's audio FX, mixing and mastering workflows.
May. 1, 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
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
Watch Poli Synth in Ableton Live 9.5: Understanding the Oscillator & Filter
This 5 minute video takes you on a surprisingly in-depth tour of Live 9.5's new Poli synth. Looking at the oscillator and filter section, Rishabh Rajan, does an excellent job in this tutorial video.
Nov. 7, 2015
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
Make Beautiful Pads in Ableton Live Using Analog
If you own Ableton Live don't rummage around 3rd-party plug-ins for beautiful sounding pads. Instead, look inside... Inside Ableton, that is! Using Analog, GW Childs shows how big your pads can be.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 9, 2015
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
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
Harnessing Session Automation In Live 9
Session Automation is one of the big features in Ableton Live 9 and as Noah Pred demonstrates is something you should be using both in the studio and during live performance.
Dec. 18, 2013
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
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
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
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
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