Forget your plug-ins, DAW or even iPad apps. If you want to make beats fast to while away a couple of minutes during your downtime this Christmas, Ableton have the solution.
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.
If you're an Ableton Push owner and are feeling bored or constrained by the 4/4 time signature most of your projects are in, then this tutorial is for you. Here's how to program Push polyrhythmically.
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.
The new version of touchAble 3 brings easy plug and play USB connectivity and 42 new templates for Ableton Live's Instruments and FX. Check out the video below for more details.
Don't get stuck in one repetitive kick and snare groove. Ableton Live's duplicate feature can be a simple way for beginners and veterans alike to help freshen up their beats. Here's how.
It's easy enough to make your own drum racks in Ableton Live. But getting well mapped, punchy drum racks that fit into any mix is harder. G. W. Childs finds Uppercussion's Conundrum does just that.
No matter how quick you are with shortcuts, setting up your DAW with a custom default template is bound to quicken your creative workflow. Matt Vanacoro shows you how in Ableton, Logic & Pro Tools.
Multiband sidechaining in Ableton doesn't mean your dynamic full-spectrum pads need to lose their texture and mood. Noah Pred shows how to have your cake and eat it and keep the dance floor moving.
The good (and forward-thinking) folks at Novation have teamed up with Isotonik to provide a free solution for syncing devices in Ableton Live. Check it out now!
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.
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?
If you're on the look out for new Max for Live plug-ins for enhanced effects and tools, then Isotonik's Modular series is something you should check out. G. W. Childs puts them to the test.
Are you looking for the perfect pitch risers for your electronic tracks? Bill Burgess shows how you can easily make your own in Ableton Live in seven quick steps.
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.