Fabrizio Poce is well known under his moniker J74 in the Max for Live scene and I've written about some of his devices before. While most do cost a little, they're really fantastic (check them out) and must have taken quite some time to build. He recently released the "J74 HarmoTools", a bunch of chord and scale analysing and harmonising devices. All for free.
This tutorial of the 'Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips' shows you a quick way to zoom into any area in MIDI and audio clips as well as in the Arrangement View. A great addition to your editing workflow.
In the latest episode of the 'Ableton Insider Tips' you learn how you can play a MIDI clip tonally with a keyboard and therefore transposing it on the fly. I also show you a little trick to keep it harmonic.
To turn MIDI into sound you need a MIDI instrument, because MIDI itself contains only data like note number, velocity and length, but no sound. This tutorial shows you step by step how you can record MIDI in Live 9.
I'm always on the lookout for interesting new Max for Live devices. Plus I like things that improve your workflow so nothing gets in the way when you're feeling inspired. MIDI Clip Looper is a M4L device that allows you to do live looping with MIDI Clips in Live 9. On the fly. Without a click or an initially set tempo. And it's free.
MIDI itself contains only data like note number, velocity and length, but no sound. To turn MIDI into sound you need a MIDI instrument. This tutorial shows you step by step how you can record MIDI.