Breaking sounds down into grains is a great way to create completely new textures. Here, Rounik Sethi explains how granular synthesis works in every version of Live.
Impact reverbs are a favourite trick of dance producers, but do you know how to create them for yourself? In this short video, Multiplier breaks down the technique.
Ableton Live's Sampler is capable of much more than basic sample playback. Here, Joshua Casper takes you through some of its more advanced applications like creating your own instruments.
Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
Thanks to the new Dashboard app, it's now easier than ever to connect your ROLI Blocks to Ableton Live or indeed any other DAW. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it's done.
It's not the most glamorous part of being a Live user, but proper file management is essential to keeping everything running smoothly. Joshua Casper explains why.
If you've ever wondered how EDM producers create dynamics within their arrangements, this video on big break buildups will answer your questions!
Drum fills are an essential component of modern electronic music. In this short video, DJ Kiva shows you how to program them quickly in Ableton Live to create cool sounding variations.
Nothing sounds cooler than stuttered, repeated beats and patterns faster than the hand could ever play. Here, Noah Pred shows you how to create them in Ableton Live with the Beat Repeat effect.
Knowing whether you're working on a straight-up remix, bootleg or mashup can mean the difference between getting paid or doing something really out there. Olav Basoski explains why.
Looping is at the heart of Live's workflow. Here's a short video that explains how to set up for MIDI input and warm up before performing some MIDI loops.
Here are 3 incredibly useful techniques to use while working inside Ableton Live that will help you make music better, faster, and more efficiently.
Ever wondered how synth maestros Depeche Mode build their signature sound? Here's a look at how you can do it for yourself.
Getting your audio tracks out of Live for transfer, backup or mixing need not be a hassle. Joshua Casper explains everything you need to know about stems.
If you love the sound of this track, G.W Childs is here to show you how to recreate it in your own studio using Ableton Live and some creative vocoding.