Quick Ableton Live tips: blackest ever UI, Saturator tutorial, see plug-ins on tracks – let’s go!

Another day, another boot screen for Ableton Live … let’s make something different happen in that DAW of choice. Here are some fast tips for changing how Live looks and mastering its cool Saturator.

Strum is a mesmerizing new take on arpeggiators and performance – Max for Live

Able to roll through chords, make organic arpeggiations, and spin out hypnotic melodies, Strum looks like the most addictive Max for Live device in recent memory.

Peter Kirn - January 11, 2021

APC as standalone hardware? Leaked Akai APC Live

It’s what a lot of people wanted – an MPC crossed with an Ableton Push – which could mean it’s too good to be true. But the APC Live leaked in images looks viable enough, and it could signal big changes for electronic performance in 2019.

Peter Kirn - January 2, 2019

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