Two Interactive Websites by Ableton: Learning Music & Learning Synths

With Learning Synths, Ableton are now providing two free online learning resources in various languages. Learning Music, which was released in 2017, is currently available in English, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Russian, Thai and Vietnamese. Learning

Sonic Bloom Array Mbira: The Grand of Thumb Pianos Live Pack

I’m very pleased to announce the release of my first premium Live Pack (and free version – download below) for Ableton Live 9.7 Intro and up. For this, I’ve sampled my favourite acoustic instrument, the array mbira. I discovered the

Summer Holiday

I will be taking a much needed holiday now until the end of August before things get busy for me presenting Ableton with the MI.MU gloves at the Ars Electronica festival in Linz, Austria in early September. New blog posts

CatStretch 3 out now

CatStretch 3 Out Now

CatStretch is an amazing sound design tool that I’ve been using for pretty much every song since it was first released. It is a 6-voice polyphonic time-stretching sample playback instrument that essentially lets you ‘freeze’ a sonic character at a

ConChord 1.2 Update

With an update following so closely on the heels of the last, you can probably guess that it’s one that doesn’t bring any new features, but merely bugfixes. The update is of course free for all current users. If you’ve

ConChord 1.1 Update – Now 16 Step Chord Sequencing

Christian Kleine aka Max for Cats is back with a free update for all current ConChord users. ConChord, the pulse driven chord step sequencer, now features 16 steps instead of just 8, which gives you a maximum of 112 pulses,

Ableton Announces Live 10.1: Lots of New Features Coming

Ableton have just announced the coming release of Live 10.1. The update brings a host of new features and even new devices. While looking through the list of added features, I kept shouting yes, because a lot of them are

Black Friday to Cyber Monday Sale 2018

From now until Monday, November 26 before midnight CET, every purchase in the Sonic Bloom shop with a cart value over EUR 20 or USD 25 gets you a discount of 20% when you use the code blackEUR or blackUSD


Everything 25% Off with Code: FLASHSALE