By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.
Get hands-on with Elektron's Digitakt drum sampler and sequencer as Thavius Beck walks you through how to sample, edit and assign sounds into this cool hardware unit.
Stumped by samplers? Confused by choice? Matt Vanacoro is here to guide you through some of the very best virtual samplers he has ever used.
Harmor is an extremely powerful instrument that can create new sounds from audio that you import, but even do the same with images. How, you ask? Read on to find out...
Using different sampling techniques can make a world of difference when it comes to the end results. Find out why in this tutorial from G.W Childs...
Making your own samples can be fun and even profitable. Here are some great tips to get you started.
These videos from Ableton show what's new in Live 9.7, with big improvements for Push owners. There's new slicing modes, 16 set velocities, routing audio and MIDI with Push, improved feedback and more
Composer Matt Parker has a different take on what to do with nearly extinct computer hardware: sample their signature sounds and make an album from it. Read the story, listen to the album.
Looking for an easy way to find and preview samples and loops online? Stagecraft Software's Cloud Browser makes life easy by bringing Soundcloud & Freesounds samples into your DAW.
When Apple bought Redmatica we wondered when the EXS24 would include AutoSampler in Logic Pro. Instead, AutoSampler is included with MainStage 3.1. Creating sampler instruments just got a lot easier!
If you want to make your sample libraries in Logic Pro X behave and perform more realistically, then you'll want to understand how to use the EXS24's Articulation IDs. Joe Albano shows you how.
Want to sample audio in real-time while you're DJing using Traktor and then process that sampled audio any which way you want? Sara Simms is on hand to help you out.
If you grew up watching Reading Rainbow then your childhood was influenced by SteveH, the musical director (and now publisher for macProVideo.com). Watch this video on how he made the music in 1983!
Ever wonder how to (literally) turn a gun into a musical instrument? The "Disarm" project by Pedro Reyes does that and more using Ableton Live. Watch the excellent video by Creators Project below.
If you've ever seen Thom Yorke DJing, you may have heard the intriguing beats of the track, Fukushima. We caught up with PHON.O, the artist responsible, and talked about Ableton Push, sampling & more.