While clubs are empty, we’ve been getting an intimate look at how people play and imagine ideas. And one of the best sets from FACT’s new Patch Notes series features the excellent JakoJako – just when you might need some music that lets you calm your head. The post Chilled, trippy live sets and albums … Continue reading Chilled, trippy live sets and albums from JakoJako, Lucrecia Dalt, more
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.
What does it take to make snares hot again? This free Live rack, that’s what. Dial F aka David Abravanel has been cooking up new music and more sounds – and stick around for exhaustive kicks. Notes and download for Live 10 are all on Google Drive: Snare Synth download, Rack, and demo project It … Continue reading Your snares are weak; here are the free snares (and kicks) you need in Live, from Dial F
Whilst public spaces have been closed, events have been cancelled and social distancing has been enforced, many DJs and producers are taking to streaming to continue providing their fans with the music they love. DJ Ravine of Point Blank has provided an in-depth tutorial on setting up a successful stream to continue connecting to your … Continue reading Point Blank Tutorial: How To Set Up Your Live Stream
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
The Bob Moog Foundation is hosting a live streaming Facebook event with keyboardist Greg Phillinganes on Friday, May 15th, at 7pm (ET) / 4pm (PT).… Read More Renowned Keyboardist Greg Phillinganes to Appear Live For Moogmentum In Place
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’s recent 2.8 software offers some powerful new features – and a revised MPC Live II could be a sweet spot in hardware, with expanded connectivity and built-in speakers. And finally, you get MIDI multi capability, like on the classic MPCs. Here’s the rundown. The demands for a digital drum machine/production workstation are now pretty … Continue reading Akai’s current MPC matures as gear hub, with new MPC Live II hardware and 2.8 software
Akai’s new beat-creation system includes built-in speakers, a rechargeable battery, CV/gate outputs, and more.