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I'm digging deeper into BEAP. Note - I've created a category for BEAP posts - http://www.modulatethis.com/beap/. Today I worked out how to use a BEAP patch with Max for Live. The trick is to MIDI from Live's "midin" object to BEAP's MIDI to Signal then map the audio to BEAP's... Read more →


Sonification of Weather Data Inspired by the JSON Weather Max for Live device that is part of the new Ableton Connection Kit, I've started my journey to figure out how to use real-time weather data for both sonification and to modulate interactive visuals. I registered and received my API key... Read more →


Surreal Machines (http://www.surrealmachines.com/) has released a new set of Max for Live devices for Ableton Live called Dub Machines. For $39 you get 2 devices, 95 presets, and 2 live sets. Dub Machines is a pair of expertly designed Max for Live devices that reproduce, and expand on the sound... Read more →


Robert Henke LFO 2.0 Max for Live Device for Ableton Live 9.x

LFO 2.0 is the result of trying to build the best general purpose swiss knife LFO for myself. It needs Ableton Live 9.x with Max4Live installed. It offers three basic ways of modulating a target: Directly via Live's engine, (Engine) which disables manual control of the target parameter and is... Read more →


I’m starting a new category called M4L Essentials where I can offer ideas on how to use the devices included with Live 9 Studio to turn Live itself into more of a modular synth. These M4L devices can help you overcome the lack of built-in mod matrixes in many of... Read more →


Ableton Announces Four New Premium Max for Live Devices Including Video FX

Ableton just announced new premium Max for Live devices. Note, I think this is the first time Ableton has released “premium” devices and prices range between $24 and $39. The embedded video below offers an overview. Here is a description of the effects from the Ableton site. Spectrum Effects by... Read more →


I was experimenting with Live 9’s new pitch-to-MIDI and Max for Live Convolution Reverb Pro a few days back and come up with this idea. Here is the process I followed. I started with a vocal sample by the wonderful artist Snowflake (CC-BY-NC faccmixter.org/files/snowflake/37827). BTW I remixed one of her... Read more →


Watch Max For Live Mono Sequencer Primer Videos

Via http://cycling74.com/. Matthew Davidson, the developer of the new Mono Sequencer device, gives us a quickstart primer on using this creative MIDI effect. Watch for new videos over the coming weeks! Live 9 Mono Sequencer - Episode 1 Live 9 Mono Sequencer - Episode 2 Mark Mosher Composer, Performer Synthesist... Read more →


Live 9 + M4L Tips: Modulating Buffer Shuffler 2.0 Patterns with LFO

I’ve really been enjoying the new and refreshed Max for Live devices in Live 9. Buffer Shuffler 2.0 is really great. Here is a fun tip. 1) Create a variety of patterns 2) To cycle through the patterns, drop in the LFO M4L device. Click the map button and then... Read more →


Photos form the Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and Push Premiere Event the University of Denver

I attended the Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and Push Premiere Event the University of Denver on Wednesday February 27th. Ableton Certified Trainer and electronic artist Orville Kline joins Darwin Grosse from Cycling 74 for a unique performance and presentation covering the new features of Ableton Live 9, the... 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 →


Robert Henke, co-founder of Ableton has released some interesting looking Max for Live devices on his website - http://www.monolake.de/technology/m4l.html. Devices include: The legendary PX-18 step sequencer Black - "A simple device which does two things: It displays songtime in hours:minutes:seconds- at least as long as you are working with a... Read more →


Despite the economic downturn, 2009 was thankfully a huge year when it came to new technology for electronic music artists. Rather than try and cover every significant release, I’ll instead list some of my favorite products and notable trends. The Year of Ableton What a big year for Ableton. Live... Read more →


Via AbetonDenver – A new YouTube video that offers a nice overview of what’s included with Max for Live. Here are some highlights: Buvfer Shuffler Loop Shifter Step-Sequencer More than 40 Pluggo devices were ported to Max for Live along wth presets! Graphic EQ Compressors Monitoring Tools MIDI Generators Humanizers... Read more →