Search results for "ableton"

Ableton Live through the years, in vintage images, reviews, and even retro installs

Ableton Live turned 20 in October, and it goes without saying it’s had a profound impact on music making in intervening years. But want to really see how it’s evolved? Here are screenshots, dated reviews, and even retro installs as proof.

Read more →

Ableton Live freebies: loads of production-ready pianos and keys in Foundation

Poppy pianos, house keys, lofi stuff, and tweakable racks are all yours for free for Ableton Live in the just-released Foundation: Keys by Abletunes.

Read more →

Ableton Live freebies: new J74 FreeCode Max for Live pack with chorus, vocoder, chords

Hotrod your Ableton Live sessions with still more Max for Live freebies. From J74 aka Fabrizio Poce comes a chord generator, phase vocoder, and stereo chorus for free, plus a lot more updates if you spend a few bucks on the packs.

Read more →

Here’s a free custom VCV Rack module controlling tempo and time in Ableton Live

Now that VCV Rack Pro 2 is here, Rack works properly as a plug-in. And here’s an advanced application for it – trying new ways of working with clock and time.

Read more →

Futility is a shortcut-packed answer to working faster in Ableton Live, and it’s just four bucks

Futility v4, developed in Max for Live, has just arrived. And it’s an incredible timesaver – get channel strip, mixing, arming, and device settings right under your fingertips, anywhere in Live, even in the Arrangement. Cost: 4EUR+.

Read more →

Ableton reportedly refused investment interest from Diplo, Scooter Braun, and Joshua Kushner

Unlike some of their more prominent Berlin neighbors, Ableton has been steadfast in refusing buyouts. But now that story gets added to their ethos, thanks to an article out now in Billboard.

Read more →

KMRU on spaces, Nairobi, and turning off Ableton Live’s grid

It’s a film about tuning into the spaces around you, but KMRU makes an argument for being more than where you’re from. And to open up possibilities, he also does the thing I expect a lot of you know you want to do but might be afraid to do – turn off the grid now and then. Even in the software known for it.

Read more →

open┬Ěcontrol is a Kickstarter-backed controller for Ableton Live triggering, looping, everything

Live just turned 20 years old, but there’s still no end to personalized ideas for how to control it. The latest is open┬Ěcontrol, and it’s focused on quick, customizable triggers for the Session View, Looper, and editing – as a pocket-sized remote or via pedal inputs.

Read more →

Now that Ableton Live is Apple Silicon-native, will your plug-ins and tools still work?

Ableton Live 11.1 beta means a native version of the host that can take full advantage of the hardware inside the latest Macs. But what about VST, AU, Max for Live, and other content – especially if it was built for Intel? Here’s what works, what doesn’t, and how to retain compatibility.

Read more →

Ableton Live 11.1 in public beta, with new tools and native Apple Silicon support

Ableton Live 11.1 is now available as a public beta free to anyone with a Live 11 license. New in this build – new tools for handling lag and adjusting MIDI and pitch/frequency shifting, plus much-awaited native M1 Apple Silicon support.

Read more →