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
Max for Cats have been responsible for OSCiLLOT, a modular Max for Live synth and Ableton’s best selling Live Pack. And of course various fantastic Max for Live devices available on Sonic Bloom. Now they’re back with BENGAL, a semi-modular
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
Some of you may already be aware of Diego Stocco's work for Spectrasonics, various scores and his own idiosyncratic compositions. Now he's developed a Live Set called Color Bots with a new technique he calls Adaptive Tonal Processing. A combination
Max for Cats is generally known for his fantastic Max for Live devices. What many may not know is that he also has a passion for synths that borders on obsession. He indulges it with the new Ableton Live Pack,
A long time in the making, the redesign of Sonic Bloom is finally finished. It took me so long, because I was sick for a very long time, but also because a lot of things had to changed in the
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.
The CTM is in full swing at the moment in Berlin. One rather interesting event amongst the many is the I/O Explore: Drop-In Workshop with Ableton. There, Ableton employees are currently showcasing an exciting soon to be released new Max for Live Pack.
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.
There are a lot of free Live Packs available from Ableton alone, but a lot of people don't even realise it and thus, miss out on some quality presets and loops. Not all of these Live Packs listed below will be available for everyone. This depends on the type of license you have for Ableton Live. Just follow the links and see if you can download them for free.