Dummy clips, despite their name, can be intelligently used in Ableton Live. Joshua Casper sows how to use them to add variation to drum & synth loops by syncing them to tempo and quantise parameters.
One of Ableton Live's most attractive features is Session View. Here's a quick way to make Logic Pro X behave in a similar way that'll change the way you arrange and produce tracks in Logic.
So you want a free Ableton Live rack that features a multiband mid/side compressor ideal for mastering? You're in the right place. Here's how to use it, build it... and you can download it for free!
So you want your drum tracks to sound convincing... or at least good? But you don't have a drummer to hand and your own arrangements leave a lot to be desired? Here are 5 viable alternatives.
So you've been using Ableton Live's freezing and flattening features when mixing or to save CPU. That's great. But you can also employ these tools for creative sound design as Noah Pred demonstrates.
When it comes to mixing a Bass House track there's one sonic element that should dominate the entire track. The bass line. Multiplier shows some practical tips and examples to ensure your bass is big.
If you're working between multiple DAWs it's fairly easy to transfer audio. But what about MIDI files? Joe Albano explains the how and why when sharing MIDI.
In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.
So you're fascinated with the idea of DIY MIDI controllers or devices that can interface with Ableton Live or any DAW... but don't know where or how to start? Makey Makey does the hard work for you.
DJ Kiva shows how to get your MIDI Controller to communicate properly with Ableton Live so you can get hands-on in the studio or when performing live.
In this tutorial Ableton Certified trainer, Timo Preece, explores ways to make your compositions in Ableton Live more interesting using asymmetry, polyrhythms and layering different meters.
Starting with the four standard sounds: kick, snare, hi-hat and clap in a drum rack, Multiplier takes you through the basics of creating a Tech House beat.
Ableton Live's 9.7 is bringing more lovely features to their recently redesigned sampler, Simpler. Noah Pred, Ableton Certified Trainer, explores some of the power features of this elegant sampler.
Here's a useful tutorial on how to share between different Digital Audio Workstations, like Logic Pro and Pro Tools and even audio to video software like Final Cut Pro or Premiere.
Boundaries between musical genres are constantly blurring, shifting and moving. If you want to combine house and drum n bass, or other styles, here's 5 super quick tips to help.