LTC-1 – Free Ableton Live Track and Transport Control Made With Max for Live and Lemur for iPad

By | June 3rd, 2015|Apps & Plug-Ins, Max for Live|

Recently I've been reviewing quite a few touchscreen controllers for Ableton Live. LTC-1, a new and free controller for Live comprised of a Max for Live device and a Lemur project by DSRT Sound, takes a decidedly different approach. There are no drum pads, no keyboard, no Session View. Its focus is on controlling the tracks, 16 to be precise, and the transport in Live.

fingArp – Free Versatile Max for Live/Lemur Arpeggiator

By | January 9th, 2015|Max for Live|

The combination of Max for Live MIDI effect and Lemur template in this free arpeggiator is quite clever. FingArp has many functions you can quickly switch between and affect, which gives you tons of immediate variations for your chords. It connects with a Max for Live patch via OSC which only requires setting an OSC target.

Free Max for Live MIDI Effect Clip Sequencer – Sequence Notes via Clips

By | January 2nd, 2015|Max for Live|

The Max for Live effect Clip Sequencer can be really useful for live performance and composition. It allows you to use MIDI clips to sequence incoming played/held MIDI notes or chords from a keyboard or MIDI controller in real time. Notes are sorted and resorted logically and in real time, clips are read out via LOM.

The Best Ableton Tutorials of 2014 on Sonic Bloom

By | December 18th, 2014|Ableton Live Tutorials|

There aren't many days left in the year 2014. Here's a recap of the most viewed video tutorials and series on Sonic Bloom from the last 12 months in case you missed them.

TouchAble 2 vs. Lemur LiveControl 2 – Feature Comparison

By | May 14th, 2014|Apps & Plug-Ins|

Some of you have asked me to compare all the different iPad apps to each other in a post. There are quite a few by now and to make a comprehensive comparison between all of them would be a huge task. Instead, I've decided to concentrate on the two frontrunners - touchAble 2 and Lemur/LiveControl 2.

The Top Highlights from Musikmesse Frankfurt 2014 for Ableton Live Users

By | March 13th, 2014|News|

This week, the Musikmesse is happening in Frankfurt again. There are some products directly aimed at the use with Ableton Live and since this is a site about Ableton Live, I'll focus on those.

New Ableton Goodies series on Create Digital Music

By | October 30th, 2013|News|

Peter Kirn has recently begun a new series on Create Digital Music called "Ableton Goodies". If you haven't seen any of his posts, yet, I've compiled them for you here.

LiveControl 2 – Modulate (Video Tutorial 4/4)

By | October 7th, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This fourth and last tutorial in my mini series on how to use LiveControl 2 deals with the Modulate Layout that most seem to find tricky to fully figure out. The video shows you all its features and functions.

LiveControl 2 – Sequencer (Video Tutorial 3/4)

By | September 2nd, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This third tutorial in my mini series on how to use LiveControl 2 addresses the Sequencer Layout and all its features and functions.

LiveControl 2 – Play (Video Tutorial 2/4)

By | August 28th, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This is the second video in my mini tutorial series on how to use LiveControl 2. This one introduces you to the Play Layout and all its functions.

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