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
Most of us never have enough time to make music. So it's vitally important that when we have some, we don't spend it on things that we could do a whole lot faster. Here are 5 videos helping you to get a more effective workflow when working with Drum Racks in Ableton Live.
Halloween is just around the corner and I've got a fitting Live Pack for you. It's called "Spine Chilling" and contains 16 select sounds from my sound library. Squeaky doors, breaths, creaks, eerie machine sounds, thunder. The works.
The Swooshes Live Pack is based on 31 sounds made from belts, rope, sticks and wire being swung around to create various swoosh sounds. A Drum Rack as well as a fully macro mapped Instrument Rack with added reverb and ping pong delay. Made in and for Ableton Live 9.
In this installment of the Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips I've got a handy shortcut for you to seamlessly switch between a Drum Rack and the last selected pad in it. This way you're much faster, when you're tweaking your drums.
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.
Now that Live 9.2 is out and Ableton Push sports a new 64 pad layout, people are already asking what the fastest way is to combine Drum Racks to have all the pads filled. I've been trying out different ways and this one is by far the quickest.
This Max for Live effect isn't brand new, but certainly worth mentioning. One thing you can easily do on drum machines, but not so much natively in Live is tuning individual drum sounds on the fly. This is where Keypitcher comes in, allowing you to "play" the pitch of samples with a keyboard.
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.
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.