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
Reactable has released a new version of their mobile iOS music app which integrates Ableton Link, a new technology that allows users to connect and synchronize between multiple Link-enabled apps over a wireless network. Based on their Reactable Live! software, Reactable Mobile is a synthesiser that enables the user to play and process their own… Read More Reactable Mobile iOS Update Integrates Ableton Link
This video, via subaqueousmusic, explores how to use drums to trigger MIDI in Ableton Live. In the video, Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec discusses how he uses piezo microphones to capture the sound from the drums, and converts the sound to MIDI using a plugin in Live.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live synth jam by Expanding Sound, which is made up of Brian Funk (aka AfroDJMac) & Michael Longo. Funk & Longo use a variety of software and hardware gear, making use of Ableton Link to keep things in sync. And their video is the first synth jam designed to… Read More 360° Immersive Ableton Link Synth Jam
AZ-Labs has introduced Auto Slicer for Ableton Live – a slicing utility that makes Simpler cut your loop into equally sized slices from lengths of 1 bar to 1/32nd.
Developer Momo Miller let us know about a new project, Ableton Live iPad Editor. With the Ableton Live iPad Editor, you can control the scenes, volume, sends, recording etc., from your iPad. Or you switch to the step sequencer, where you can edit tracks or make new tracks. Here’s a video preview:
Here’s a quick demo of how to use Ableton Link, via AfroDJMac.
Audiomodern has introduced Streakulator, a MIDI-modulated audio effect for Max For Live, created by developer Ernesto Cecco D’Ortona of StrangeLines. Audiomodern says “Its main job is to create crazy sounds with a human touch in no time: possibilities are endless.”