With over 1,000 free devices in the form of instruments, audio effects, MIDI effects and tools to extend the ability of Ableton Live, who could pass up using Max for Live? M4L devices come in all shapes - and if you want, they can be edited and customized to meet specific needs. Today, Lenny Kiser shares how to use 5 essential Max for Live devices to improve your productions and live performances.
Having the ability to control powerful effects during crucial moments in a set - and in Ableton, setting up instrument racks of unique effects is useful both during a show and in the studio. In today's video tutorial, Ableton Certified Trainer Lenny Kiser shares his technique for a crafting pitch build effect - perfect for modulating vocals or building up to a drop.
Ready for a wireless, cheap controller that gives you control of almost everything in Ableton? Today we’re looking at the brand new Touchable 2 app from Zerodebug. Find out how it stacks up against the other Ableton iOS control apps out there – and against the Push hardware itself. Related
Ableton’s announced their first major update to Live to 9.1 this morning for all users of the software. At the core is a multiple-windows feature that was first teased in the 9.1 beta back in September. The feature allows users to dedicate entire monitors to MIDI clip editing, Arrangement view, the Mixer, etc. The other […]
Our Wax to Tracks contestants worked hard in Round 1 – not only have they all given their all on their respective projects, but have engaged with Ableton certified trainers and judges to truly flesh out their production abilities. Learn from their experiences inside by hearing how they approached the first challenge, download their Ableton […]
After a week of making our interns sit in a dimly-lit office and pour over hundreds of videos responses, we’re proud to say we have found the five who will be the competitors for the Wax to Tracks contest. Read on the see who we chose – and more importantly, how everyone can play along […]
Some of the biggest steps forward for controlling software from a touchscreen device have come from Liine – from the JazzMutant Lemur in 2009 to the iOS Lemur application in 2011. Now the Berlin-based developers have focused their efforts on building the ultimate iOS control surface for a current generation of Live users. Originally teased last December, […]
Push is a new controller from Ableton that features a high-performance 64-button grid, backlit LED screen, and a plethora of function buttons dedicated for total control over Ableton. Although at quick glance Push might look a bit like a Novation Launchpad on steroids, it’s actually much more. Read and watch Mad Zach’s full review inside: […]