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
Chord Pitcher is a Max for Live audio effect that can re-pitch a sound to 4 different ratios in real time, to up to four octaves up or down. This can be great to use with any monophonic instrument, synth
If you master your own tracks in Ableton Live and have Max for Live, you're gonna like this free Max for Live audio effect by Alex Philipp. Referencer helps you compare your mastered track to commercial tracks or pink noise.
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.
This week I have another simple, yet effective free Max for Live effect to mention. TransPan is a transient driven panner. This means depending on the transients of the incoming signal, the audio is panned left or right. This can
Karplus-Stronger, a new free Max for Live synth by Team Banzai, is, as the name already suggests, based on the Karplus-Strong algorithm. It allows a method of physical modelling synthesis that loops a short waveform through a filtered delay line
After a fairly long break due to ongoing health issues I'm back with regular posts about cool new Max for Live devices. A lot of them free. Autosputter by ldmdevices is one of them. It's got a design more in
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
I've got a Bontempi B3 electric organ from the 70s or 80s with 25 keys, a six-chord accompaniment and a traditional fan, giving it a slight Leslie effect. I sampled each key individually. Some are a bit out of key, but together with the noise of the fan, they give the Live Pack its authentic charming sound not unlike an accordion. The "B3 Organ" Live Pack contains 2 fully macro mapped Instrument Racks as well as a raw Simpler preset. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.
Verbotron by Max for Cats, a great free Max for Live reverb, got overhauled. Version 1.1 now features Push mappings and a redesigned interface which features a handy visual representation of the reverb parameters. It uses the original Gigaverb algorithm by Juhana Sadeharju which is also known as "Gverb" in Audacity.