• http://www.facebook.com/people/Max-Bladel/1311385570 Max Bladel

    HOLY SHIT^ you can DO that? I always thought that was the biggest drawback of being an ableton dj… no freedom of the wicky wicky… fuck me, maybe I’ll learn to scratch one day…

  • Rusty Megwan

    My main issue with the bridge is you can’t use ableton effects on tracks that are loaded in scratch. Does anyone know if they will allow you to use ableton effects on both ur set and tracks just loaded in serato in the future? That would really make me use the bridge more than I currently do.

  • http://twitter.com/Sonof8Bits JordyVision®

    2 free Ableton Drumracks to get y’all started. Roland TR-505 & TR-606 sampled as cleanly as possible: http://jordyvision.net/Roland506drumracks

    Wouldn’t “spam” the TT comments normally, but I think this will serve quite a few Ableton Live powered DJ drumming needs.

  • McCloud

    This is cool. I’m currently mixing traktor, maschine, and kore into ableton for mixing and fx. So articles about routing through ableton are bangin’ for me.

  • Itsbentheboy

    this seems like a very good article to mention a midifighter in. i know it gets really old on this site hearing about the midifighter, but it really is the best thing to use in abletons drum rack. in 4 banks mode you get 48 buttons to use in abletons drum rack.  if you want to use live as a performance tool, this is a great way to breakaway from just playing clips and standing, you can actually get up there and play something live, make yourself more than just a robotic button pusher. with this you can actually PLAY it

  • SmiTTTen

    This is a great article Chris. I am personally not a huge fan of the DJ aspect of Ableton right now (that may change) but the drum rack is an amazing tool. I use it in conjunction with the velocity sensitive pads on the Vestax Pad-One. There are also some great drum kits in Live that can yet you up and running very quickly. The potential with midi slicing is amazing. Take a short loop; slice, re-arrange, assign to your pads and go to town. 

    More of this please. 

  • SmiTTTen

    This is a great article Chris. I am personally not a huge fan of the DJ aspect of Ableton right now (that may change) but the drum rack is an amazing tool. I use it in conjunction with the velocity sensitive pads on the Vestax Pad-One. There are also some great drum kits in Live that can yet you up and running very quickly. The potential with midi slicing is amazing. Take a short loop; slice, re-arrange, assign to your pads and go to town. 

    More of this please. 

  • SmiTTTen

    This is a great article Chris. I am personally not a huge fan of the DJ aspect of Ableton right now (that may change) but the drum rack is an amazing tool. I use it in conjunction with the velocity sensitive pads on the Vestax Pad-One. There are also some great drum kits in Live that can yet you up and running very quickly. The potential with midi slicing is amazing. Take a short loop; slice, re-arrange, assign to your pads and go to town. 

    More of this please. 

  • doclvly

    Already doing half of this which is reassuring. Other half, I dropped my jaw for. Who the hell calls other pads siblings!

  • doclvly

    Already doing half of this which is reassuring. Other half, I dropped my jaw for. Who the hell calls other pads siblings!

  • Passion At Play

    I think that you can actually use MIDI clips as one-shots… just set the follow up action to “Stop” right where the sample ends
    it’s not that versatile as using an audio clip, but it could do the trick.

  • http://twitter.com/reillysteel Reilly Steel

    Great article. Makes me want to start using Ableton for DJing.

  • jprime

    Serato + Ableton Bridge with a drum rack – seriously….the best of both worlds;  turntablist and controllerist meet in a heaven of button pushing platter scratching mayhem.  Topped off with Ableton’s FX suite.    Pure win.

  • jprime

    Serato + Ableton Bridge with a drum rack – seriously….the best of both worlds;  turntablist and controllerist meet in a heaven of button pushing platter scratching mayhem.  Topped off with Ableton’s FX suite.    Pure win.

  • jprime

    Serato + Ableton Bridge with a drum rack – seriously….the best of both worlds;  turntablist and controllerist meet in a heaven of button pushing platter scratching mayhem.  Topped off with Ableton’s FX suite.    Pure win.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6W52HBZ5LFFA64C4U2L4QGXMTI John Durbin

    DrumRacks can also have “DrumRacks” in the cells, giving you access to in depth routing and send capabilities. Some of the better examples I’ve seen of that are with the Purmagnetik acustic drum kits. That method could be used to trigger multiple/random samples in the nested drumRack from a single cell in the hosting Rack, and on the hosting cell you can have your processing FX. This also allows you to MAP “sends” to the nested racks macros from within the DrumRack.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6W52HBZ5LFFA64C4U2L4QGXMTI John Durbin

    DrumRacks can also have “DrumRacks” in the cells, giving you access to in depth routing and send capabilities. Some of the better examples I’ve seen of that are with the Purmagnetik acustic drum kits. That method could be used to trigger multiple/random samples in the nested drumRack from a single cell in the hosting Rack, and on the hosting cell you can have your processing FX. This also allows you to MAP “sends” to the nested racks macros from within the DrumRack.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6W52HBZ5LFFA64C4U2L4QGXMTI John Durbin

    DrumRacks can also have “DrumRacks” in the cells, giving you access to in depth routing and send capabilities. Some of the better examples I’ve seen of that are with the Purmagnetik acustic drum kits. That method could be used to trigger multiple/random samples in the nested drumRack from a single cell in the hosting Rack, and on the hosting cell you can have your processing FX. This also allows you to MAP “sends” to the nested racks macros from within the DrumRack.