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

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.

Remotify – Easily Create Your Own Control Surfaces for Ableton Live

By | July 29th, 2016|Apps & Plug-Ins|

If you have a boutique MIDI controller that doesn't come with a MIDI remote script for Ableton Live or if you want to add your own quick access controls instead of using the available control surface, this meant mapping parameters

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,

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

Free Bontempi B3 Organ Live Pack (No. 56)

By | April 13th, 2016|Freebies|

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.

3 Little Known Tricks for Working with Devices in Ableton Live (Video Tutorials)

By | April 6th, 2016|Ableton Live Tutorials|

In the last few weeks, I've concentrated a lot on showing you different ways of enhancing your workflow in Ableton Live. This time, we're looking at working with specific Live devices. Namely Operator, EQ Eight and Multiband Dynamics.

How to Make Your Own Ableton Live Skins

By | February 24th, 2016|Ableton Live Tutorials, Max for Live|

I'm quite often asked how you can make your own skins for Ableton Live or if I could make a very specific one. Now Sonic Bloomer Emanuel Marius Becker has taken the time to create a guide for the free Max for Live Skin Editor. I have just polished his work and translated it, so that you can make use of it as well.

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