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
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
Ableton Live 9.5 just came out last week, giving us lots of new features. These three Max for Live devices enhance these new functions. And all of them are free.
In a previous tutorial I've shown you how you can map clip parameters in Ableton Live's Session View that will be active for any selected clip. In this new video I explain two ways how to preserve these parameter changes as it's not possible to simply record automation.
LK, an iOS and Android controller app for Ableton Live, already came out in early March. Formerly known as LIVKONTROL by Imaginando, LK has gotten a complete overhaul. With version 1.0.4 out now, it has gotten another bunch of improvements and a brand new feature: USB wired connection for both iOS and Android devices. A fail safe for when there are wi-fi interferences, a lot of live performers will appreciate.
By now there are countless key layouts at our disposal. Traditional ones like the piano roll or the layout in fourths (string instruments, e.g. the guitar) that require knowledge in music theory as well as modern ones created to make playing easy even for those who don't know anything about it. Fingertip MIDI is virtual MIDI controller for iPhone and iPad that allows you to control any MIDI capable software. And it falls squarely into the second category.
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.
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.
This is the video version of the second most checked out written tutorial. It explains how to set up any MIDI controller with Ableton Live.
This tutorial of my series "Ableton Live Insider Tips" is an sequel to the previous one. This time we take it a step further by additionally mapping Transpose for even cooler glitch effects.