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Live Ambient Performance With Arturia Microbrute & Tascam Portastudios

This video captures a live ambient performance, featuring Arturia Microbrute as a sound source and dual Tascam Portastudios for looping and tape effects.… Read More Live Ambient Performance With Arturia Microbrute & Tascam Portastudios

Exploring the mixing environment in Ableton Live 10

Continuing from our last episode, in which we got to grips with Live’s insert effects, Liam O’Mullane guides us through the mixing environment in Live 10. The mixing view is where you’ll be balancing levels of your instruments, pushing them into a stereo space and sending them to effects units to make them more interesting. … Continue reading Exploring the mixing environment in Ableton Live 10

Map anything in Ableton Live’s Browser to MIDI, keyboard with Max for Live

Get push-button access to your favorite stuff in Ableton Live with this clever Max for Live tool. Continuing our new year look at some of the coolest Max for Live stuff, flowstate has come up with a tool that lets you map anything in Live’s Browser. If you find yourself frequently using the same instrument, … Continue reading Map anything in Ableton Live’s Browser to MIDI, keyboard with Max for Live

CHORDimist is an insane Max for Live chord-generating MIDI effect

Chordmaker, arpeggiator on steroids, harmonic processor – CHORDimist is another of the powerful Max for Live tools for composition. I figured yesterday’s blitz of Max for Live news would bring out something I missed. Chris Hahn pointed us to this one, by South Korean-based developer Leestrument. It’s a chord generator, but it’s also really an … Continue reading CHORDimist is an insane Max for Live chord-generating MIDI effect

Don’t miss Barker’s percussive wonderland, live Against the Clock

Get lost in a dreamscape of sound with Barker (Ostgut Ton) – who does what you do in a studio. With the clock ticking, he happily loses track of time. It’s delightfully shiny, futuristic music – just what we need in a world that can feel dark and regressive. We spoke to Barker in the … Continue reading Don’t miss Barker’s percussive wonderland, live Against the Clock

J74 SliceShuffler lets you chop up and transform audio in Ableton Live, in real time

Take live audio in, slice it up, reshuffle it, manipulate it, all beat-synced – SliceShuffler is a new Live slicer-dicer, for just a few bucks. I’ve covered developer J74’s stuff before. (J74 is the Max-developing alias of Fabrizio Poce.) This one looks really special, though. The basic idea is, you take a live input, toss … Continue reading J74 SliceShuffler lets you chop up and transform audio in Ableton Live, in real time

It’s made from Santa’s Fire Trucks, but this free Ableton Live pack makes chilled-out sounds

Brian Funk aka AfroDJMac continues his epic run of sound packs for Ableton Live, with a Christmas freebie made from sampled fire trucks. Ranking up there with “how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?” has to be “how does Brian actually make this many Live sound packs?” Seriously, the guy might actually … Continue reading It’s made from Santa’s Fire Trucks, but this free Ableton Live pack makes chilled-out sounds

Ableton Live Piano Roll: 19 Killer Tips for Workflow & Creativity

The piano roll is where all the magic happens in Ableton Live. Melodies are crafted, chords are forged and basslines … Read More The post Ableton Live Piano Roll: 19 Killer Tips for Workflow & Creativity appeared first on EDMProd.

Here’s how to add proper dark themes for Ableton Live, SoundCloud, embrace darkness

Dark themes are all the rage these days, from phones to desktop OSes. Now it’s time for stuff you use every day to go properly to black, too – hello Ableton Live and SoundCloud. Ultra Dark. And you can grok what I’m listening to on SoundCloud, as well. Yes, I go and then buy stuff … Continue reading Here’s how to add proper dark themes for Ableton Live, SoundCloud, embrace darkness