Ableton Releases CV Tools + View Mind Map Summary + Links to How-To Videos from Moog Demo Library

Heads up, Ableton just released a free set of Max for Live devices called CV Tools. In this post I'll offer some info on overview videos, a summary mind map I made to give you a one-page perspective on all this, links to a collection of videos just released on Moog's Demo Library YouTube Channel,... Continue Reading →

Isotonik Studios Releases ADM DRUMS by AfroDJMac + A Video Walkthrough of this Epic Collection

Isotonik Studios and my friend and amazing sound designer AfroDJMac just came together to release ADM Drums by AfroDJMac. The collection contains drum samples and presets made over the years by the prolific AfroDJMac which were then curated and organized by Isotonik Studios' resident Ableton Live Pack expert Animus Inviduous (aka PerforModule). An amalgamated collection of... Continue Reading →

Sound Design Project: Honored to be a Contributor to The Round Wavetable Pack

I'm psyched and honored to be a part of this sound design project for the amazing new Ableton Wavetable Synth - The Round Wavetable Pack. AfroDJMac who curated this project had this to say about it... Ableton Live 10 comes with a beast of a new synthesizer, Wavetable. Wavetable, as expected, uses wavetable synthesis to... Continue Reading →

Reminder – Ableton Sale Ending January 11th – Consider Operator and Max for Live

A reminder - the Ableton Sale Ends January 11th - save 20% on Live, Live upgrades, Max for Live, Push, and Live Packs. Can't Make The Leap to Suite? Operator - FM Joy! If you are an existing Live user and you can't make the jump to Suite, you may want to consider picking up... Continue Reading →

Art + Music + Technology Podcast 056: Brian Funk (AfroDJMac)

Darwin Grosse's latest podcat is up - this time with my Brian Funk (aka AfroDJMac). Listen here http://artmusictech.libsyn.com/podcast-056-brian-funk-afrodjmac. Brian is known for his prolific work to create amazing racks for Ableton Live. I collaborated with Brian on  the Ableton Rack #40: Zebra Attack and Ableton Rack #40: Zebra Attack II so I was super excited to introduce him to Darwin Grosse so... Continue Reading →

New Juno 106 Ableton Pack by AfroDJMac

I just bought the "Juno 106 Ableton Pack” from AfroDJMac  and wanted to turn you on to it. It contains 22 unique Ableton Instrument racks, each one created with a unique preset from the Juno 106.  I’ve added controls for 8 macros to each instrument, which allows them to be manipulated and twisted into new... Continue Reading →

My Second Collaboration with AfroDJmac – Zebra Attack Part II for Ableton Live

I announced my first collaboration and Ableton Live pack with AfroDJmac back on December 18th. I’m happy to announce a follow-up Live Pack - ZEBRA ATTACK II. It utilizes the same waveforms as the first Live Pack, but with a completely different different instrument rack. Here is his overview video. For more info and to... Continue Reading →

AfroDJMac and Mark Mosher Zebra Attack Free Ableton Live Pack

I'm excited to announce I just finished a collaboration with NY artist AfroDJMac who's been "crushing it" by releasing an Ableton Live Pack every week for 37 weeks! It's week 38 and we collaborated on "AfroDJMac and Mark Mosher Zebra Attack [Ableton Live Rack #38]."  What a great honor to be part of his series.... Continue Reading →

AfroDJMac Crushing It with Free Weekly Ableton Racks

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 you to swing by his... Continue Reading →

Get Inspired to Create Unique and Expressive Sounds with Operator Ambience Vol. 1 by Nick’s Tutorials

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 not only an expressive FM... Continue Reading →

Ableton Colorado User Group Launches Free Collective Patch Library on GitHub

  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 Nothing that requires wave... Continue Reading →

“Sounds from a Distant Outpost” Ableton Live Pack Experiment Update – New Compositions + 1000 Downloads and Counting

Note: I'm updating this soundset so it's currently offline. On December 17th, 2010 I released the Sounds from a Distant Outpost FREE Live Pack. Now, a little over a month later there have been over 1,000 downloads! Update on 6/13/2011: Just about to hit 2,000 downloads :^). The most exciting thing for me is that... Continue Reading →

Your Modulate This Holiday Gift is Ready – “Sounds From a Distant Outpost” Ableton Live Pack Plus Samples

 Update: I'm updating this soundset so it is currenlty offline. I'm very excited to announce that your FREE holiday gift is now ready for download! It is an Ableton Live Pack called Sounds from a Distant Outpost. Sounds From a Distant Outpost is more than a sample sound library. Over 30 hours in the making,... Continue Reading →

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