2018 was a banner year for Max for Live development, with innovation manifesting in a variety of unusual Packs spanning many categories. It wasn’t easy to narrow down, but here’s our favourites.
Go beyond regular MIDI sequencing in Ableton Live with this unusual stochastic sequencer device that uses probability to determine how patterns are generated - for unusual results.
Take your understanding of Ableton Live's MIDI tools to the next level with this advanced course from certified Ableton Live expert, DJ Kiva.
Here's how to harness the power of the Note section and its tools to quickly and easily create variations on your beats, chords and melodies - with just a few clicks.
Sometimes overlooked in the slew of bigger new features, devices like Shaper and Note Echo in Live 10 can bring whole new dimensions to your productions. Here's how.
Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred took his extensive knowledge of Live’s rack systems and put it to good use in Toolkit 001. Joshua Casper put them to the test...
This powerful scripting language is a great way to take your control of Live sets to the next level. In this lecture, its creator Sam Hurley shows you exactly what it can do.
Take your Live skills to the next level and learn all about drum programming, MIDI effects and synthesis with this 8-lecture live series of workshops.
Strum is a Free Max Device that allows for guitar-inspired rakes across a series of MIDI notes! Dan Hilse, better known as pATCHES, is back with a very unique and free Max for Live MIDI effect indeed.
This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum. G.W Childs puts it to the test.
Grooves can be used to change the feel of any part, and they’re quick and easy to work with. AfroDJMac shows you how in this short video.
Think of controllers and Novation and you probably think about their capable Launchpad and Launchpad Pro Ableton Live controllers/instruments. If you want keys? The Launchkey mkII aims to please.
If your Live session is making your computer grunt & groan under the workload, then this article from Joshua Casper is for you. Here's a multitude of ways to cut back on the CPU load in Ableton Live.
If you have an Xbox 360 (wired or wireless) controllers and enjoy making music then you’re about to be very happy indeed. Here’s how to turn it into a MIDI controller for software or MIDI hardware.
Ableton Live 9.6.1 features a vast array of improvements and bug fixes. While there's been performance improvements for Live users, Push 1 and 2 users will feel the love in a big way too.