Posts Tagged ‘ableton live’

RPM Season – Time to Upgrade Your DAW?

Friday, January 26th, 2018

We’re nearing the end of January and that means it’s nearly time for the RPM Challenge 2018 (write and record an album in the 28 days of February). But if you’d like to do it on a shiny new platform, there are plenty of options…

A Reason To Link

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Choosing a DAW can be difficult – from Pro Tools to Reaper, each has its own pros and cons. Although you can try demo versions – and Reaper is actually free – it can take quite a bit of time to get to know a program well enough to really leverage its potential…

Follow Actions In Ableton Live

Monday, March 4th, 2013

After another month of RPM Challenge, a few new tricks have been learned, and a few old ones revisited. One that falls into the latter category here is the use of follow actions on Ableton Live audio clips…

Challenging Your DAW – Ableton Live Tips

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

If you are taking up the RPM Challenge this month – or even if you’re not – these Ableton Live tips might provide a bit of guidance and help you get a bit more out of your software…

Free Ableton Live Tutorials and Packs

Monday, June 25th, 2012

One of the advantages of Ableton Live is its sheer popularity – pretty much any contemporary electronic musician will have at least tried it, even if they are not in fact using it on a regular basis, or as their main DAW. This means there are a wealth of resources out there to help you get the most from Live…

Even More Ableton Live Tips

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

You may have had no problem getting started with Ableton Live, but even the most seasoned producers are bound to find a useful tip or three in this bumper video of Live tutelage…

Ableton Live Controllers

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Ableton Live, as its name suggests, is a piece of software that allows electronic music to be performed rather than simply reproduced verbatim. However, despite its very hands-on approach, until recently there have been no hardware controllers officially endorsed by Ableton…

Parallel Compression In Ableton Live

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

If you find your drum tracks are not quite as punchy as you’d like, then perhaps it’s time for some extra compression – but without losing those precious dynamics…

Willits Talks About Ableton Live

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Just when you thought Ableton Live season was over, here comes a very useful series of videos by the experimental musician Christopher Willits. If you want to discover some new ways of hooking up your Live rig, then read on…

Introducing… Canabrism’s “Shadow Of A Sprout”

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I don’t usually post music on the Podcomplex blog, but as this year’s RPM Challenge entry was tied in to an exploration of Ableton Live, I thought it would be appropriate to comment on the album on a track-by-track basis…