Ableton, Max For Cats Debut ‘Bengal’ Polyphonic Semi-modular FM Synth

Ableton, in conjunction with Max For Cats, has debuted Bengal, a Max For Live-based, polyphonic, semi-modular FM synthesizer. Max For Cats says Bengal “combines the depth and textural intricacy of FM with the flexibility and free-form approach of a modular system.” Bengal boasts four operators, eight voices of polyphony, six FM algorithms, 20 editable sine… Read More Ableton, Max For Cats Debut ‘Bengal’ Polyphonic Semi-modular FM Synth

Ableton and Skinnerbox Update Time & Timbre Polymetric Groove Engine

Ableton and the electronic duo Skinnerbox recently released a major update for Time & Timbre, the rhythm engine and drum synthesis instrument for Live. The revamped Max for Live toolkit allows the user to use the engine’s “unique rhythm and swing capabilities” throughout their music-making process. Time & Timbre has been a popular tool for… Read More Ableton and Skinnerbox Update Time & Timbre Polymetric Groove Engine

Diego Stocco Intros Color Bots Playable Effects For Ableton Live

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