News about Ableton Live & Max for Live, music gear & software as well as site news.
The latest beta of Ableton Live has just been released to all testers, version 9.7. And I can tell you, Push users are really getting spoiled lately. Live 9.6 just came out with plenty of great new features for Push
The latest update for Ableton Live was quietly released and it brings a host of improvements for Ableton Push. Things like Scales Layout settings being stored within a Live Set, but lots of small, but incredible workflow changes. It is now possible
Some of you may already be aware of Diego Stocco's work for Spectrasonics, various scores and his own idiosyncratic compositions. Now he's developed a Live Set called Color Bots with a new technique he calls Adaptive Tonal Processing. A combination
Max for Cats is generally known for his fantastic Max for Live devices. What many may not know is that he also has a passion for synths that borders on obsession. He indulges it with the new Ableton Live Pack,
A long time in the making, the redesign of Sonic Bloom is finally finished. It took me so long, because I was sick for a very long time, but also because a lot of things had to changed in the
The CTM is in full swing at the moment in Berlin. One rather interesting event amongst the many is the I/O Explore: Drop-In Workshop with Ableton. There, Ableton employees are currently showcasing an exciting soon to be released new Max for Live Pack.
With the release of Live 9.5 we also heard about Link. The new and ingenious way of syncing Ableton Live instances on different computers as well as apps supporting the technology when running on the same wi-fi network. Even without Live running.
Quite a long time in the making, the new Max for Live Pack by Max for Cats is finally out today. Drum Articulate is a MIDI effect for sophisticated drum and rhythm design for any musical style. Create drum rolls, flams, random triggers and more with ease.
First of all, happy new year to all of you who’ve been following this blog, registered or got one of my courses or Max for Live Packs by Max for Cats. Also to all who have been joining me on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube. May the new year be an awesome creative one for all of us!
Ableton have passed half a million likes on Facebook and as a thank you are giving away a free Live Pack containing 100 specially-made, new presets for the Live devices Operator, Simpler, Impulse, Electric, Analog, Collision, and Tension. All these new sounds and effects will work with any version of Live 9.