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How to Use Maschine in a DJ Set

Integrating Native Instruments' Maschine into your DJ sets might be a lot easier than you think. Whether you want to use it as a controller for Traktor Pro or to control Ableton Live, here's how!

Ableton Live 9 Arrangement Automation Tips

Don't waste your time when it comes to producing tracks. Knowing how to quickly wrap up those Ableton Live-based projects with these workflow techniques from Noah Pred will save you in the long run

Review: Isotonik Livid BASE II DJ Template

Calling all Livid Instruments Base II owners. If you want to expand the functionality of your controller for Ableton, then Isotonik's Base II DJ template deserves a serious look.

Cultivating Chaos in Electronic Music Production

Looking for some inspiration for your next music track, maybe it's time to cultivate and embrace chaos. Noah Pred explains and shows how to randomise drums in Ableton Live.

Using Ableton Push & Korg Miku Stomp to Mashup Porter Robinson's Worlds

Watch Rishabh Rajan's latest extraordinary mashup of Porter Robinson's Worlds using Ableton Push, Ableton Live, and the very cool and bizarre Korg Miku Stomp guitar pedal.

Scratching in Ableton Live Using Automated Volume Chops

So, you're already using Ableton Live when DJing or creating DJ mixes. But did you know with a little setup that Live can be used with a DJ controller to create vinyl scratching effects on the fly?

Review: Akai APC40 MK2

Finally, the sequel to one of the most popular Ableton hardware controllers around. And, we've had a chance to test one out! In this review, I'd like to go over, with you, the new APC40 MKII.

Sound in the 4th Dimension Powered by Max for Live, Inspired by Nikola Tesla

It's refreshing to see electronic musicians creating new ways to listen to and immerse ourselves in music using space. 4DSound reveal how Nikola Telsa inspired the concept and Max Live created it.

BPM 2014 in Pictures & Star Wars Loves AskAudio Mag

If you didn't have the chance to attend the BPM show in the UK this weekend (one of the main shows for DJs in Europe) here's some highlights we've curated for you.

Using Third-Party Plug-ins for Live Performance with Ableton Push

It may not be common knowledge, but did you know that Ableton Push can give you deep control over your third-party plug-ins? Tadhg Leonard shows how.

Interview: Miro Pajic on Techno Music and his New Electronic Artists Revealed Series

Lazerslut artist, Miro Pajic is well known on the Techno circuit for his sci-fi infused, sexy rhythmic Techno. Find out more about him & his new video course showcasing his personal production tricks

Ableton Free Stuff Friday: Loops and Effects for Live from Three Pros

To celebrate the release of AskVideo's EAR series, Ableton featured loops & effects from 3 pro artists involved in their recent Free Stuff Friday. It may not be Friday, but you can still download 'em.

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 3

Continuing with his tips on DJing using Ableton Push, Tadhg Leonard looks at how to use Push to record and replay your FX automation data in the third part of this mini-series.

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 1

Ableton Push is an excellent controller/instrument for use in the studio. However, you can also use it when DJing as Tadhg Leonard demonstrates in part 1 of 3 in this mini series.

Review: Crystall Ball, Multi-Sensory MIDI Controller

We've been waiting for the theremin concept to evolve. And Naonext's Crystall Ball aims to bring motion and pad control to your studio or DJ set. Is this the future for music controllers?