Sonic Faction has published the first in a new “micro tutorial” series, which will feature a short video of each instrument in the company’s new Archetype Ableton Bundle.
The first installment in the series is a three-minute tutorial for Clone, their 80’s synth hybrid.
Sonic Faction’s Taylor Martyr says, “Max for Live allows us to create custom-designed interfaces and intuitive controls that haven’t been possible in Ableton until now. Among its other features, Clone has a unique section called the ‘Delta Triangulator’ which allows users to rhythmically modulate their sound with ease. It’s great for when you want to achieve driving, 80’s-sounding bass lines”
Pricing and Availability. Sonic Faction’s Clone is available now, via the Sonic Faction website, for $49. The full Archetype Ableton Bundle page (includes Clone and 7 other Max for Live instruments) is available from Sonic Faction for $199.
Max for Cats has introduced OSCiLLOT – a complete modular system for Ableton Live. Continue reading
Today Sonic Faction has come out with a massive new offering for Live users – the Archetype Ableton Bundle, a collection of 8 custom-designed instruments for Ableton Live 9 Suite.
The Archetype Bundle’s eight instruments (Beatdown, Sickness, Evilfish, Hatchet, Clone, Pulsator, Whoosh Machine and Rogue-One) run the gamut of vintage and modern instruments, which are manipulated and controlled with Archetype’s creative controls and interfaces.
Archetype also includes 2 Max for Live step sequencers, Synth and Drum, to use with Push, APC40 and Launchpad, to take hands-on control of your sound.
Developer Stephan Vankov of TET Music let us know about Uzi – a new Max For Live note repeater that allows you to quickly perform and program complex rhythmic parts. Continue reading
Data/Debt has released a new Ableton Live/Max For Live device called the APC Mono Sequencer.
It adds Akai APC 40 hardware control to the Live 9 Mono Sequencer. According to the developer, ‘It makes sequencing bass lines an absolute joy’. Continue reading
Ableton has released Time and Timbre, a Max for Live percussion instrument and ‘time engine’ that they say is the result of three years of development by the duo Skinnerbox.
The pack consists of five individual drum synthesis modules (Timbre) and a polymetric sequencer (Time), as well as a built-in mastering plug-in (Master Blaster). Continue reading
Utami has released Geisterwelt – a spectral sampler and visualizer for Ableton Live/Max For Live.
Geisterwelt lets you simultaneously create music and responsive HD video, with nothing more than a MIDI controller, a keyboard, or mouse.
Here’s a video intro: Continue reading