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Ableton Live Advanced MIDI Technique: Manipulating Time & Playback Direction

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.

Ableton Live 10 Hidden Gems: Shaper & Note Echo

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 Releases Live 10 - Here's Everything You Need To Know

With new instruments, workflow, library and upgraded Max For Live integration, there's something for everyone in Ableton Live 10. And we have a video course to help you get started!

Learn Cubase From The Experts With New, Free Live Labs

The new Live Labs series of lectures from Ask.Video starts with a six-part exploration of Cubase with Matt Hepworth. Join him to become a Cubase master!

Direct Boxes : Which One to Use In Your Studio & Why

Direct or D.I boxes are a staple of live performance and recording. Matt Vanacoro explains why it's important to choose the right one for the job.

Review: Akai MPC X

AKAI's MPC X promises to let you make music entirely without a computer - but can it really replace your DAW? Rishabh Rajan put it to the test to find out.

Patching A Buchla-Style Synth In NI Reaktor

Enrol for free to watch this hands-on demonstration of patching Reaktor Blocks to build an awesome Buchla style synth. Patch along and ask questions as you go!

The BIG Interview: Robert Henke, Co-Founder of Ableton & Monolake

Robert Henke is one of the brains behind Ableton Live and also Monolake as well as an all-round tech visionary. Noah Pred caught up with him in Berlin to get his thoughts on music and much more.

This Video Explores Akai MPC Live's Connectivity Options & Rear Panel

Hooking up computers, audio feeds and even turntables to your MPC Live requires some familiarity with the rear panel. Booker Edwards Jr is here to help you out.

Best of 2015: Ableton Live Packs

Kicking off our Best of 2015 series are our most favourite Ableton Live Packs from this year. Noah Pred reveals his top five with some notable mentions too.

Detunized Releases “Farfiso” Live Pack & Multi Format Library

Detunized describe their new Farifiso Live pack and library as "a purely analog stringer" combining "a full polyphonic orchestral section and a monophonic synth section." Listen yourself and decide...

Strategies for Bridging Studio and Live Performance

Interested in taking your studio-based compositions and turning them into live performance ready tracks? Timo Preece is here with some helpful workflow and layout suggestions.

Cluster Sound Releases DWAVE Live Pack

Based on the Korg DW-8000 (popular analog-digital hybrid 80s synth), Cluster Sounds new DWave is a sample pack designed for Ableton Live with some lovely sampled recordings.

Best Ableton Live Packs of 2014

Noah Pred gives a nod in the direction of some of his favorite Ableton Live packs of 2014 in this feature review.

Preparing a Custom Live Music Performance Setup

Cables? Laptop? Check. So, you may have the gear, but have you planned the actual performance itself? Ableton Certified Trainer, Timo Preece, shares his brainstorming techniques to help your next gig.