Samplers have been responsible for the birth of countless genres, thanks to allowing users to load in and record sounds and recontextualise them into something new. Fortunately, Ableton Live features two modern-day sampling devices within the DAW, namely Simpler and Sampler. In this Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane shows you how to load in sounds to … Continue reading Learn how to make the most of Ableton Live’s Sampler
Ableton Live 10 is favoured by producers, performers and artists around the globe for the Session View’s Clip Launching capabilities. Understanding the different options available is critical in making the most out of the Session View, particularly in a performing environment. In this video, MusicTech’s Ableton Live expert, Liam O’Mullane shows you the different ways … Continue reading Learn Ableton Live’s different Clip Launch behaviours
Okay, you’re ready to play a live set in front of a camera and stream. Or you want to finally finish some songs by actually playing. Here’s the solution – ready for your hardware grid. The post Trigger Songs in Ableton Live, on Novation Launchpad and Ableton Push appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Ableton Live‘s Arrangement and Session views make the DAW an invaluable tool for many producers and artists, particularly when taking their sounds to the stage. Session view has been used by the likes of Cody Currie as a sketchpad to quickly form ideas and trigger different sounds on the fly. It’s also been used as … Continue reading Learn how to seamlessly move ideas in Ableton Live from Session to Arrangement view
In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane walks you through Live’s Compression devices. By working our way through the transparent Compressor and SSL-style Glue Compressor, see and hear the effect of compression and understand how it can be successfully used to improve your tracks. Subscribe to MusicTech’s YouTube channel for new episodes weekly. Other lessons … Continue reading Learn how to use Compression devices in Ableton Live
This has been a season of obituaries, but when it comes to music, tributes can’t be silent. Francis Preve has a special set of free sounds on his Symplesound platform. The post Honoring Florian is a free library of Kraftwerk-inspired sounds for Ableton Live, TR-8S, more appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Metagrid lets you use your iPad to streamline your workflow by turning it into a custom toolkit of application shortcuts, for applications like Logic Pro X, Cubase, Digital Performer, Studio One, Ableton Live, Reaper and Dorico.… Read More Metagrid iPad Controller Adds Deep Integration With Ableton Live, Dorico & More
Sure, theoretically you should memorize a bunch of keyboard shortcuts and painstakingly map macros for tools you use every day. Or you could use Metagrid instead. The post Metagrid 1.5 gives your iPad shortcuts for everything – DAW, notation, Ableton Live appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Akai Pro has introduced the MPC Live II, a portable standalone MPC that offers built-in speakers, a multi-touch display, a rechargeable battery, DIN MIDI and 8 cv/gate outputs for connectivity to modular gear.… Read More Akai Pro MPC Live II Offers DIN MIDI, Ableton Integration & Modular Connectivity
Apple is adding Live Loops, as predicted and leaked. But the new release of Logic Pro X is far more than that, with new workflows for sampling, looping, and beatmaking on the Mac and with the iPad. The post New Logic Pro overhauls EXS24 Sampler, takes workflow cues from Ableton and Maschine appeared first on … Continue reading New Logic Pro overhauls EXS24 Sampler, takes workflow cues from Ableton and Maschine