If you're a sound designer who loves the idea of capturing sounds from unusual objects and abandoned spaces then you'll really enjoy this video course from Timo Preece where he captures Berlin!
Arctic Pads is a free demo set of 8 pads for Ableton's SIMPLER from Flintpope could add an air of mystery to your tracks. Did we mention they're free?
It's Free Ableton Live Pack time courtesy of the generous Isotonik Studios folks. This time their PMX series (available for 6 more days only) consists of CLavi's sampled from the Casio PX3000.
Simpler is Live's workhorse sampler. For those with Live Suite, Sampler is the bundled fully-featured stallion. It's a powerful device with unique features and potential for inspiring sound design.
With a little knowledge of FM synthesis you can create sounds you may not have imagined possible. Noah Pred shows how to make huge bass tones, textured pads, rises and more in Ableton Live's Operator.
If you own Ableton Live don't rummage around 3rd-party plug-ins for beautiful sounding pads. Instead, look inside... Inside Ableton, that is! Using Analog, GW Childs shows how big your pads can be.
Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's nine types of software every self-respecting sound designer should own.
To celebrate the release of AskVideo's EAR series, Ableton featured loops & effects from 3 pro artists involved in their recent Free Stuff Friday. It may not be Friday, but you can still download 'em.
Pioneer, imagineer and eclectic designer of sounds, Richard Devine, talks music tech, the resurgence of analog hardware, software that blows his mind, and what he's been working on behind the scenes.
Possibly the most fun any sound designer can have is in designing chirps, clicks and pops for video game menu interfaces. G. W. Childs scrolls through the ins and outs in this tutorial.
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!
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.
Glad to see the back of the wave of "Harlem Shake" videos that invaded YouTube? Humor us (and yourself) for a little while longer as Gary Hiebner creates a similar styled project in Ableton Live.
Need to learn Ableton Live 9 & Push? Want the knowledge & techniques streamed direct to your brain? You've come to the right place! Your Ableton journey of mastery starts here.