ModeAudio are kindly offering all Sonic Bloom readers a handpicked selection of 64 loops, 86 drum samples, 80 MIDI and 28 Massive presets from their recent releases as a free download. The sounds are all available for use royalty-free and the sampler
Exactly 15 years ago to this day, Ableton Live 1 was released - on October 30, 2001. The Session View with the grid layout for clips and scenes was a fundamental change in the approach to working with music. As
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
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
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.