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.
The kinds of tempo-synced live video effects you see in pro music videos are easier to create than you think. Here's Thavius Beck with a short video to explain how it is done.
This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum. G.W Childs puts it to the test.
The latest Max For Cats release is a semi-modular modelling synth that runs inside Ableton's DAW. But did it manage to win over G.W Childs?
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.
This excellent tutorial on how to make a Dynamic EQ with Ableton Live Devices and Max for Live by Joshua Casper could save you time and money, and help your productions sound great.
With a unique workflow and slick design, could Sonic Faction's Hypermorph Max For Live instrument be just what you've been waiting for?
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.