Thought flanging was just for retro sounds? Think again! Noah Pred explains how it can liven up almost any part.
Ableton Live user? Stop with the Autofilter. Waves' Metafilter is an excellent, more powerful alternative with built-in delay line and a 16 step sequencer. Noah Pred shows how to make the most of it.
The good folks over at Isotonik are giving more freebies away this weekend… this time in the PMX series they’re providing free reeds and organs for Ableton Live.
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.
What to do if you want lush, powerful, organic pads, strings, keys and synths in the vein of the much vaunted Korg PS-3200 analog synth? Cluster Sounds' Pathos Live Pack might well be the answer.
Generating patterns, drum beats & fills in Ableton Live has never been so satisfyingly easy, thanks to K-Devices M4L MIDI device: Autobeat. G W Childs puts this 8x 16-step sequencer device to the test
There's something so satisfying about randomly stumbling upon sounds and fx you'd never have consciously created. Gary Hiebner shows how to use the Randomizer Max for Live device to good effect.
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!
Want to shake up your beat creation techniques? WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm just received a major update with new tools that amongst other things can suggest new patterns in Ableton Live or standalone
Daft Punk's Random Access Memories was arguably one of the albums of the summer. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs explores how to emulate their vocoding style using Ableton Live and kHS ONE.
Understanding how Ableton's vocoder works will allow you to create, not only robotic voices, but so much more harmonic content. If you're into sound design this is a must-read article!
One of the most heralded additions to Ableton Live 9 is the new EQ8. It's been completely redesigned and rethought with certain features you simply must check out.
Need to bring the elements of your mix together and create a tighter, more cohesive sound? Of course you do! Gary Hiebner’s demonstration of Live 9’s Glue Compressor will have you stuck on it for good
Why do musical modders love Ableton Live? Simple, because you create your own effect unit racks. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to create a multiband distortion unit in Ableton Live.
Visiting the music studio of a friend often results in a plug-in comparison conversation. Not all plug-ins will empty your wallet or bank account though, as G. W. Childs discovers in this article