Ableton Announces Preliminary LOOP Lineup for 2017

Several weeks before the promised full program announcement, Ableton gave a sneak peek this morning at the lineup highlights for the Loop 2017 conference. The third annual, three-day Loop summit for music makers is coming up November 10 – 12 in Berlin, and features performances, panels and presentations by artists, producers, educators and creative technologists.

Max for Cats Debuts Pallas, Semi-Modular, Analog-Modeling Synthesizer

Max for Cats has announced the availability of Pallas, a semi-modular, analog-modeling synthesizer. The synth has been designed to give Ableton users access to “a new palette” of raw and authentic analog sounds. Featuring eight-voice polyphony, this Max for Live device is powered by three oscillators and offers a large and “carefully-crafted” preset library.