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
It's that time of year - your wallet rinsed by the holiday season, and nothing inspirational under the tree. So, find yourself a bargain or two, and maybe reinvigorate your inner composer...
Simple can be super, as Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device proves. In fact, it's often overlooked for sound design purposes... when in fact, it could be exactly what you need. Rory Dow demonstrates.
Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.
If you have the Ableton Live Suite it's worth taking advantage of Operator. Tadhg Leonard demonstrates how to optmize this impressively powerful synth for Iive performance.
Learn how to use Dummy Clips in Ableton Live's Session View to trigger a variety of mind-bending effects. Then use these triggered clips to build interesting, non-linear, arrangements.
What's the big fuss about using multitimbral instruments in Ableton Live? Amongst others: more CPU efficient, better mixing potential. Rory Dow shows how to set this up.