Created from Heavyocity’s award-winning DM-307: Modern Groove Designer for Kontakt, Heavyocity have released their stylised synth drums, live and processed drum machine for Ableton Live users.
Electronic music is often accused of being stale / repetitive – but using a few tricks in Live 9's enhanced MIDI editor, it's easy to create dynamic drum loops & get them ready for use in your tracks.
You're playing live. Triggering samples in Ableton Live 9. But you've got 132 to choose from... Yikes! Tadhg Leonard shares some super tips on using the pitch plug-in to trigger samples in an instant!
Do you want a massive arsenal of drum samples available at your fingertips in real time, anytime you need it? Noah Pred shows how to create Multibank Drum Racks in Ableton Live that'll blow your mind.
If you're into Skrillex, Doctor P, Flux Pavillion and Excision, you'll love this video course on Dubstep Production in Live 9 by The Sound Tutor. In his own words, he breaks down what you'll learn.
Struggling to find inspiring sounds? Get out of your studio and explore your home. You may be surprised just how fun sampling household objects can be for creating your own drum kits in Live.
In part 3 series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs shows how to make your own beats using Ableton Live's drum rack in an unusual way.
Everyone likes freebies. You know, free lunches, free tutorials, free samples… and what do Ableton users like the most? Easy: Free Drum Racks. Mo Volans conjures up a Dub Hop Drum Rack just for you!
Overlook the Beat Repeat plug-in in Ableton Live and you may be ignoring one of the most ingenious randomizers available in any DAW. Mo Volans walks through the main functions in this article.
Programming electro (or acoustic) drums needn't result in robotic sounding, grooveless beats. Mo Volans adds a human touch to his rhythm section in Ableton Live.
Percussion is the foundation of any good tune and Drum Racks (in Ableton Live) are the most powerful way to create phat beats. For years I experimented with various ways of making beats, but never get