Ableton Live 6 and Ableton Sampler have released. Below are links related to each: Ableton Live 6: Ableton Live 6 Overview Page Press release for Ableton Live 6 What’s new in Live 6 Video Ableton Sampler: Ableton Sampler Overview Page Press release for Ableton Sampler Sampler video Ableton is also offering discounts on instruments if […]
I mentioned in a prevous post that Ableton announced a new sampling instrument called Sampler. According to Ableton "Sampler is a new sampling instrument that brings powerful multisample playback and profound new sound design capabilities to Ableton Live." Ableton just released this new video overview of Sampler. If for some reason the player does not […]
Article Update: Check out this comprehensive tutorial I’ve written on using the Axiom with Ableton Live and the Impulse Drum Sampler. Ableton now has released lessons to teach you how to configure and use your Axiom series keyboard with Live 5.2.2. The lessons contain patches for the axiom, information on how to configure, as well […]
Cool yet surprising news from Ableton – Ableton 5.2.2 releases. I was a bit shocked by this with Live 6 just around the corner. Registered users can download the update for free here:http://www.ableton.com/downloads. So what's new in Ableton Live 5.2.2? Live 5.2.2 provides Axiom (check em out here). users with instant and automatic control of […]
I found this video on youtube which offers highlights on new features in Live 6. If for some reason you can’t see the embeded video player in my blog, use this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cduNz5DNFSc.
Article Revision: Things have changed since I originally wrote this post. Live 5 is no longer available. Here are some links you might find helpful. Ableton Live 6 Music Software Ableton Live 6 Upgrade from Version 5 —— Original Post ——— Now is a great time to get into Ableton Live for cheap if you […]
Live 6 will have a new feature called "racks". Racks allow you to recall a custom grouping of instruments and effects. They allow for simplified controls where one control can be assigned to multiple controls on the devices within the Rack. "The turn of one Rack control can, for instance, increase the volume of a […]
Ableton announced a new sampling instrument called Sampler. According to Ableton – "Sampler also goes deep in the sound design department, bringing powerful sample manipulation and brilliant synthesis capabilities, all with the intuitive usability familiar to Live users." Sampler will come with a multisample library and support import of "popular" formats such as: AKAI S1000, […]
Freezing a tracks has been a great way to save CPU load. The down side was you had to un-freeze tracks to edit them. Ablteon 6 will introduce Deep Freeze, which will allow you to do the following even if the track is frozen*: Edit, cut, copy, paste, duplicate and trim clips Draw/edit mixer automation […]
Ableton has announced they will release Ableton Live 6 in September 2006. Free upgrades to Live 6 are available to those who purchased Live 5 between July 14 and October 31. Information on this offer and general pricing is available here http://www.ableton.com/live6-pricing. Here is a list of the big new features: Multicore and Multiprocessor Support […]
According to the Ableton Live newsletter "Live 6 is scheduled for release in the third quarter of 2006. Complete information on Live 6’s specs, availability, and pricing will be made available this summer." If I get any news on features, I’ll make sure and post them. Mark http://www.newecho.comwww.markmoshermusic.com
Ableton announced that Live 5.2 upgrade is now available. You can get it from the Abledton Live 5.2 Upgrade Page. If you need to purchase Live, go here. According to Ableton’s press release on this, 5.2 adds support for native Intel-Mac making Live 5.2 one of the first professional audio applications on the market to […]
This article has been replaced with a new comprehensive tutorial I’ve written on using the Axiom with Ableton Live and the Impulse Drum Sampler.
One of the new features in Ableton Live 5 is right-click context menus. I mention this feature because it seems likes a small thing and many of you might over look it (or forget to use it if you are upgrading from a previous version). This little feature is a huge time saver. For example, […]
The new Axiom Series of USB/Midi Keyboard hit the market. Check out these features – velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted key action with assignable aftertouch, 8 rubberized trigger pads for drum programming, 8 endless rotary encoder knobs, 6 transport controls, pitch/mod wheels, and a backlit LCD. It also offers assignable sustain/expression pedal jacks, octave up/down keys, transpose up/down […]
Now registered uses of Live Lite 4 and Live Delta can update to Live Lite 5 for free. Many of you have Live Lite 4 and don’t know it as it came bundled with many software and hardware packages. There are so many great new features in the 5 update, it is definitely worth […]