Developer Arthur Gibert has released Technocity – a free Max For Live device that he says is ‘heavily inspired’ by the Intelijel Metropolis and RYK M-185 sequencers.
Sound design superfreak Diego Stocco – who’s previously shown how to use a squirrel as a reverb, make music from breakfast cereal and how to sample a burning piano – has introduced Color Bots – a set of playable sound design tools for Ableton Live 9.5 or greater. Color Bots generates new tonal elements by “coloring” the… Read More Diego Stocco Intros Color Bots Playable Effects For Ableton Live
Developer Tyler del Giudice has introduced the ADJ-S1, a new DJ controller system, designed specifically for Ableton Live. The ADJ-S1 system comes as a set of two ADJ-S1 controllers.
ScreenForge has launched with a new version of Yeco – a multi-touch controller for Ableton Live that runs on both Windows and Mac. It was formerly available via developer Graham Comerford, who, with designer Martin Reilly, founded ScreenForge. Yeco is a full-featured multi-touch controller for Live. It offers access to Live’s device controls, plus an extensive range… Read More Yeco Offers A New Way To Control Ableton Live
Desert Sound Studios has introduced two new free Max For Live plugins. The first is Drum Mapper, right, which lets users quickly remap incoming MIDI notes and save the new mappings as presets in Ableton. With this, in just a minute or two you can completely re-organize the layout of drum kit sounds on a keyboard… Read More Free Max For Live MIDI Plugins
Symplesound has released PurpleDrums – a free sample library, inspired by iconic Prince drum sounds. Symplesound’s Francis Preve has developed a free educational Ableton Live 9.5 project, based on a re-creation of his production process. The project includes a drum rack based on sounds samples both the Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum, processed in Prince’s unique style… Read More Free Ableton Live Pack Inspired By Iconic Prince Drum Sounds
Today, Ableton announced their new Connection Kit, a free toolkit for music makers who want to use Live with technologies such as Arduino, LeapMotion, littleBits, Lego Mindstorms EV3 and OSC. Connection Kit developers pose the question: “Ever thought about using your webcam to control a synthesizer? Imagine creating a soundscape using weather data from the… Read More Free Max For Live Kit Connects Ableton Live to Arduino, Mindstorms, littleBits and More
Austin-based producer, sound designer and educator Francis Prève has unveiled a new ‘Ableton-centric’ soundware company, SympleSound, at this year’s SXSW. The first products from the company are its Analog Collection – a set of extensively multisampled versions of vintage analog synths, like the Oberheim SEM and RolandSH101, along with some newer (but discontinued) models like… Read More New ‘Ableton-centric’ Soundware Company, SympleSound