You've got the tunes. Check. You've got the venue. Check. But your Ableton Live set still needs organizing? No problem. Tadhg Leonard shows how to vanquish the stress before your DJ set.
Live 9 is arguably the most exciting environment in which to create musical content. And the new Max for Live Mono Sequencer makes it even better for musicians as Noah Pred discovers.
Take a tour of Ableton Live 9's features that make transforming your studio masterpieces into perfect live performance sets a breeze. Tadhg Leonard explores all you'll need to get started.
Do you want a massive arsenal of drum samples available at your fingertips in real time, anytime you need it? Noah Pred shows how to create Multibank Drum Racks in Ableton Live that'll blow your mind.
Having had the luxury to cosy up with his Push, Noah Pred shares some insights on how to squeeze the most out of Ableton's premium hardware instrument and controller.
Want to create bass sounds? Tired of using presets or just want something completely unique? Launch Ableton Live and open your mouth! G. W. Childs shows how to use your voice outside the box.
Ableton Live 9's new Convolution Reverb is infinitely expandable with your own custom impulse responses. Gary Hiebner shows how to make spaces using the included IR Measurement Tool.
Love Ableton Live, but miss a built-in convolution reverb? In Live 9 you can find both a convolution reverb and use impulse responses to create your own spaces and effects. Gary Hiebner sounds it out.
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!
A captivating groove can transform a simple head-nodding track into a real hip-shaking anthem. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how Ableton Live can apply some groove goodness to audio.
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.
Need to bring the elements of your mix together and create a tighter, more cohesive sound? Of course you do! Gary Hiebner's demonstration of Live 9's Glue Compressor will have you stuck on it for good
Live 9 includes some helpful extra buttons around the main interface. In this article G. W. Childs IV outlines these new mappable buttons and how they can take your Live experience up a level.
The tech to control your Live set using anything from dedicated hardware to an iPad is now a reality. Tadhg Leonard shows how to create your own Ableton controller using Liine's Lemur for iPad.
Are Reason & Ableton Live a musician's match made in heaven? Quite possibly! In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to rewire both DAWs to get them working in unison together.