Drum Articulate by Max for Cats: New Max for Live Drum Design MIDI Effect – Free for Arp One Users

By | January 6th, 2016|Max for Live, News|

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.

Free Coke Live Pack (No. 53)

By | July 4th, 2015|Freebies|

Ages ago I recorded all kinds of noises that can be produced with a Coke bottle. The most interesting sounds are now available in a Drum Rack as a free Live Pack. The Coke Live Pack is made in and for Ableton Live 9.

Free “Rock ‘n’ Stone” Live Pack (No. 51)

By | April 24th, 2015|Freebies|

No, we're not going back to the stone age. Yet, the "Rock 'n' Stone" Live Pack is based on various sounds of rocks and stones. It contains one fully macro-mapped Drum Rack, the pads filled with instances of Impulse. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.

Free “MatchBeatBox” Live Pack (No. 46)

By | January 16th, 2015|Freebies|

It's winter here and cold and when I came across the samples of a matchbox and matches in my library of field recordings, I thought of "The Little Match Girl" by Hans Christian Andersen. This is why this new Live Pack is based on all kinds of sounds a matchbox and matches can make. It contains one fully macro mapped Drum Rack with enclosed instances of Impulse. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.

Free “FireWorks” Live Pack (No. 43)

By | October 24th, 2014|Freebies|

Sonic Bloom is now online for two years. Time to celebrate it with a befitting free Live Pack, methinks. So this Live Pack is based on the sound of fireworks. One Drum Rack, one Instrument Rack made from a howler, both fully macro-mapped. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.

Free “On Your Feet” Live Pack (No. 41)

By | September 26th, 2014|Freebies|

Steps on a wooden floor, on gravel, treading into a puddle, shoe scraping, rubber soles squeaking on linoleum... those are the sounds that make up the latest Live Pack called "On Your Feet". One Drum Rack, one synth Instrument Rack made from squeaky sneakers, both fully macro-mapped. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.

Free “Dumpster Drums” Live Pack (No. 29)

By | April 16th, 2014|Freebies|

Who says a dumpster is only good for holding rubbish (or trash)? It's got a great sound when being hit, struck or kicked. I've made a Live Pack containing a fully macro mapped Drum Rack with Impulse instances with those exact sounds. Perfect for a big and heavy drum sound.

Free Max for Live Effect “DopeySidekick” for Pumping Sweeps

By | March 7th, 2014|Max for Live|

Looking for some pumping side-chained sweeps for your drums that are also sync-able? Try "DopeySidekick". Did I mention that it's mappable to any parameter in Live?

Beat Making Made Easy – Liquid Rhythm (Beat Generator Plug-in)

By | February 28th, 2014|Apps & Plug-Ins, Max for Live|

For me, actually making the beats I heard in my head was the hardest part when I got started with producing. Liquid Rhythm, a beat generator made by WaveDNA, makes building beats and adding variations and breaks very simple.

Sustain Pedal Kick Drum – Free Max for Live Effect

By | February 26th, 2014|Max for Live|

If you're a drummer who wants to play electronic beats or just feel like a bass drum needs to be played with the foot, check out "Sustain Pedal Kick Drum". This simple Max for Live MIDI effect allows you to play the kick with a sustain pedal.

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