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Today Sonic Faction debuted their new Mutant Synth Pack, a collection of classic synthesizers for Ableton Live. The pack features meticulously sampled iconic synths, reactivated from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The bundle includes new 3 instruments: The Clone, based on the classic Roland SH-101 Puls8or, sampled from the notorious Waldorf Pulse+ and Rouge-One, modeled… Read More Mutant Synth Pack Channels Iconic Synths
Sonic Faction has released free Live 9 updates for all of its Ableton Live instruments. And for Max for Live users, they have updated their Step Sequencers to work with Push, APC40 and Launchpad. Here are the details….
Sonic Faction has introduced The Beatdown & The Beatdown Step Sequencer for the Akai APC40 and Ableton Live. This custom device comes with the Beatdown library and lets you program beats and note velocities,while saving and recalling patterns in realtime. It also features realtime looping, FX and groove manipulation for killer live performances.
http://vimeo.com/46275659 Just in time for the London Olympics, Chris Evans-Roberts (Ithaca Audio) sent word of this impressive live projection mapping multimedia mashup. “Today we released our new London themed projection mapping mashup,” says Evans-Roberts. “We used Ableton Live with Max for Live, and Akai APC40, Resolume Arena, MadMapper, two projectors and three laptops for the performance.”… Read More The City Is London – Live Projection Mapping Mashup
Australian producers Mr. Bill and Will Marshall have teamed up to create a live performance template for Ableton Live, complete with MIDI remote script for the Akai APC40. Included with this is a stems-based template for the APC40, designed to help producers begin performing their own material live on stage.
http://vimeo.com/38630111 Reader Will Marshall sent word that he’s updated his DJ template for Ableton Live and the Akai APC40. Here’s what he has to say about it: After a long hiatus, I’ve recently released a new version of my (unexpectedly) popular DJ Template for Ableton and the Akai APC40, which was covered on Synthtopia in… Read More DJ Template For Akai APC40
http://vimeo.com/29926452 Rolling In The Beats is a 24 video APC40 + Ableton Live audio video mashup, created by Chris Evans-Roberts. Roberts is the Managing Director of UK music/sound design firm Ithaca Audio, but he apparently finds time to make awesome audio video mashups. Technical details and sample references below. But before you dig into the… Read More Live Audio/Video Mashup – Rolling In The Beats
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pRcj3XfFkw Synthtopia reader Connie sent word of APC FX Sequencer – a free Max For Live effect sequencer patch by Mark Egloff. Description: The FX Sequencer turns your APC into a Effects Sequencing Machine that lets you use up to 8 Audio-Effects to generate sound effect patterns that range from subtle variation to extremely glitchy sounds. To use… Read More Free Ableton Live + Max For Live Effect Sequencer For The AKAI APC
Free Music Software: AfroDJMac sent word that he hasn’t just been kicking back and chillaxing this week. Instead, he’s put together a new free Live Rack to share with Synthtopia readers: I hope all is well. This week I created a free Ableton Live Rack made up of all kinds of white noise sweeps, risers,… Read More Free Live Rack Features White Noise, Risers, Fallers, Swooshes