Free Mellotron Live Pack Bundle (10 Packs)

By | September 14th, 2016|Freebies|

The Mellotron is an electro-mechanical, polyphonic tape replay keyboard from 1963 that became popular after the Beatles had used it on some of their songs. This bundle contains 10 Live Packs full of Mellotron sounds. Each note was individually sampled

Gain Staging in Ableton Live Done Right

By | September 7th, 2016|Music Production Tips|

Have you ever noticed that a sound is different when you run it through effects at a high or low level? That’s one of the reasons why gain staging is so crucial. However, 80% of the time I’m mixing someone else’s work,

5 Free Max for Cats Devices in a Neat Bundle

By | August 26th, 2016|Freebies, Max for Live|

Last week, a new cat has been added to the Max for Cats collection. BENGAL, a semi-modular FM synth, available on Ableton. As you may know, there are also great Max for Live devices to be had on Sonic Bloom.

BENGAL – New Semi-Modular FM Synth by Max for Cats

By | August 18th, 2016|Max for Live|

Max for Cats have been responsible for OSCiLLOT, a modular Max for Live synth and Ableton’s best selling Live Pack. And of course various fantastic Max for Live devices available on Sonic Bloom. Now they’re back with BENGAL, a semi-modular

Live 9.7 Beta Comes with New Features for Push, Simpler & Link

By | July 23rd, 2016|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

Yeco – Super Sized Touch Screen Control for Ableton Live (Mac/Windows)

By | July 20th, 2016|Apps & Plug-Ins|

While most touch screen controllers for Ableton Live offer access via an independent device as a remote control, Yeco goes a different way. It's about having the multi-touch control interface running on the same computer as Live with full ten

10 Hidden Features in Ableton Live with Options.txt

By | July 13th, 2016|Ableton Live Tutorials|

It's been quite a while since I made these video tutorial about all the extra features you can unlock with the help of the Options.txt in Ableton Live. Back then they made a huge splash. You may already know them,

Lots of Push Improvements with Ableton Live 9.6.2 Update

By | July 8th, 2016|News|

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

Free Fairlight CMI Live Pack Bundle (10 Packs)

By | July 6th, 2016|Freebies|

The Fairlight CMI is legendary. So it wasn't very surprising that the Ableton Live Simpler presets I made with all the sounds of the model CMI IIx made quite a splash. Back then I released them as 10 individual Live

The Guide to Ableton Live File Formats

By | June 8th, 2016|Ableton Live Tutorials|

When I was asked about the different files types in Ableton Live in two consecutive Skype one-to-one sessions recently, I figured that it might be useful to write a tutorial about them. Because admittedly, there are quite a lot of them and they all start with a, which can be confusing.

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