We've all been there. Sometimes we just don't feel very creative. The thing is we're not robots. It's simply part of being human. Don't beat yourself up about it or it might turn into a creative rut (here are some
I always keep an eye out for interesting new Max for Live devices. These four utility tools by Loptimist, who admits to being new to Max for Live development, only have one function each, but are very useful in their simplicity.
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to resample to audio in your music productions. Perhaps you're working with CPU hungry plug-ins. Or you'd like to commit MIDI to audio to use audio specific features like warping, reversing,
This video tutorial shows an often overlooked feature in Ableton Live, an easy trick to keep your tracks always correctly numbered, even if you reorder them. I was reminded of it when a producer who'd been working with Live for
Creativity can be messy and chaotic. It's often more important to quickly get ideas down when you're in the flow than to keep things tidy. Yet, once you get to the mixing stage, keeping order in your Live Set helps
This is a question I've seen pop up over the internet again and again and I thought I'd shed some light on the topic. While there's a bypass button in some other DAWs that allow you to simply temporarily turn off
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.
If you're looking for a quick way to colourise clips in Ableton Live, have a look at the Max for Live device Colorizer. Drop it anywhere in your Live Set, set the colour of your track and activate it. Any
Recently I've been reviewing quite a few touchscreen controllers for Ableton Live. LTC-1, a new and free controller for Live comprised of a Max for Live device and a Lemur project by DSRT Sound, takes a decidedly different approach. There
You need to be able to quickly switch through the tracks in your Live Set, but your controller doesn't have this feature? Have a look at Track Select, a free Max for Live effect that makes this very simple.