While doing technical support for Ableton, I encountered a lot of users who'd wanted to have their own folder structure in Live Projects. Most of them simply moved around files in the Windows Explorer or Mac's Finder to achieve this. This approach,
You might be aware that Christian Kleine aka Max for Cats is into vintage hardware synths. He's also very much interested in old hardware effects and has a nice collection. He's now used his knowledge and skills to create a
With Live 10, skins are now called themes, and they also have a new format. Live 9 skins still work, although the transport bar at the top will appear grey, no matter if it fits with the rest of the
ClyphX has been my secret weapon for a long time. Without it, my live performance setup would not be possible. It's a MIDI remote script for Ableton Live that allows for very simple scripting to control any parameter in Live.
This is part 3 of the File Management series. Before you start archiving you might want to tidy up first as described in parts 1 (Collecting Files) and 2 (Finding and Deleting unused Files). Archiving as Live Packs Whether you
When the Live 10 beta dropped, I got quite a few messages asking if the Live 9 skins would still work. They do, but the transport bar stays grey, which works okay for some skins, not so well for others.
Max for Cats has finally found some time to work on some great updates. Noland got a complete overhaul, which makes the unique synth even more versatile, and Skram Delay got an update as well. Both updates are free for
Mixed in Key have released a new plugin bundle recently. It's called Captain plugins and they make composing much easier. At the moment, four plugins are available, called Chords, Melody, Deep and Play. Two more, named Hook and Beat will