There's never been a better time to get into music tech DIY & hacking. Nowadays there is an abundance of platforms and resources designed specifically for any level in these once-specialist activities
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.
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!
Max programmers continued to innovate this year with a variety of colorful instruments, utilities, generative tools, and effects. Here’s a look back at five that stuck out.
What better way to expand your arsenal of instruments and effects in Ableton Live than with a great bundle of modules for under $70?
Max for Live development continued to deliver a wealth of fascinating devices over the last year. From mind-blowing effects to top-notch semi-modular instruments, here are five of our favorites.
Drums sound best with plenty of punch. We put Surreal Machines' latest Max for Live effects, Crack and Impact, through their paces.
If you've been lusting longingly after the Ableton Live 9, Ableton Push 2, Max for Live, or any of the packs, but your wallet has held you back then now might be the time to push the buy button.
This Max for Live device from Isotonik is a follow up to their Follow series focusing on Session View. Follow Arrange scans for locators and allows you to loop a section before moving on to the next.
If you think you know arpeggiators and how they work, this new and innovative Max for Live device, UArp, might still offere a few surprises yet.
This new Live Pack from Surreal Machines brings multi-band transient shaping to Ableton Live. Full details
As eurorack and modular synthesizers gain wider use and acceptance with producers, some companies have begun making software to help us control these synths. CV Toolkit Mini does so from Max4Live.
Bengal from Max for Cats is a flexible, polyphonic semi-modular FM synthesizer that's going to get you purring with its delicious pads and growling with its roaring basses. Noah Pred tames the beast.
If you remember the days of Tetris and love unique Max for Love sequencers and arpeggiators, then this one will tickle your fancy and help you make engaging musical parts in Ableton Live.
Joshua Casper uncovers and reveals 5 lesser known features in Ableton Live'S built-in devices that might surprise you.