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Ableton Live 8.4 Beta Brings 64-Bit Support

Well kids – 64-bit is finally on horizon for Ableton Live! We are pleased to announce the beta version of Live 8.4, featuring native 64-bit support. With 64-bit support, Sets in Live 8 can now accommodate much larger memory usage, and third-party plugins that support 64-bit. Registered Live 8, Suite... Read more →


Free Ableton Video Tutorial Weekend on the wonderful MusicSoftwareTraining.com. That’s right folks. I am making every video collection I’ve made available for streaming for a full weekend. Smooth streaming No ads All I ask is for an email I think that’s a fair trade for 30+ hours of videos, don’t... Read more →


I’ve been a fan of the track “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye since I first heard the track on the radio. I was surfing around tonight and noticed and article on the Novation website which mentions the band’s use of Ableton Live and Launchpad. The article mentioned... Read more →


Puremagnetik just released a new sound library of high quality multisampled wooden marimba instruments called MalletPak One. This Micropak was created in collaboration with Richard Lainhart. In addition to being an award-winning composer, author, and filmmaker – Richard also spent a number of years as a jazz vibraphonist. Puremagnetik conducted... Read more →


Update: These same technique work with the Mininova. Since May I’ve been working with the Novation UltraNova. The synth engine and touch encoders make this a fantastic performance synth. I especially love the VST/AU Editor which I’ve been using not only to tweak and create patches but also as a... Read more →


Ableton has released Live 8.2.5. We're pleased to announce the release of Live 8.2.5, the latest Ableton Live 8 version. Live 8.2.5 is available as a free downloadable update to all owners of Live Lite 8, Live Intro, Live 8, and Suite 8. Download Live 8.2.5 Live 8.2.5 now officially... Read more →


New York based electronic musician AfroDJMac has been crushing it with his weekly releases of free Ableton Racks and companion videos. At the time of this post he’s up to week #21. Whether you are looking for fresh sounds or need some inspiration for creating your own racks I encourage... Read more →


Nick’s Tutorials has released Operator Ambience Vol. 1. This is more than just a sound set and in addition to 20 Operator Patches the library also contains, 20 Live Clips, and 21 Videos. I consider Ableton Operator (along with Ableton Sampler) to be required instruments for your rig. Operator is... Read more →


Ableton Colorado User Group in conjunction with DJNSM/Datamafia launches a Free Collective Patch Library on GitHub. The premise behind this site library is to create “an area where we can share, store, and expand our library using the basic building blocks of Ableton.“ The rules are simple: Original stuff please... Read more →


Notes and Photos from My Talk at May 2011 Ableton Colorado Meetup on Integrating Third Party Instruments with Live

Last night I gave a talk on using third-party virtual instruments within Ableton Live at the Ableton Colorado User Group. I just did a post with notes and photos from this event including my current Synth Picks mindmap on my artist site. Swing by my artist site to check it... Read more →


Update: See notes and photos from this event on my artist site. I’ll be presenting at the upcoming Ableton Colorado User Group. Here are the details from the Meetup Page. Our night is generally divided up into 3 segments. Beginner, Advanced, and End-Game. Each has a focus on Ableton and... Read more →


MAX FOR LIVE DEALS Via Ableton: There has never been a better time to get started with Max for Live. In April, Ableton is offering Max for Live for free with purchases of Ableton Suite 8 and upgrades to Suite 8 from Live Lite and Live Intro. There is also... Read more →