What’s New in Ableton Live 10.0.6 and 10.1 Beta

Live 10.0.6 Now Available Ableton Live 10.0.6 is now available. For me the biggest news here is they "updated the bundled Max application to Max 8.0.2." This means some advanced Max for Live devices ( ex. Isotonik Studios Signal) no longer require you to download Max 8.0.2 and point to that version in Preferences. More... Continue Reading →

Max 8 and VIZZIE 2 Coming in September 2018 + Dipping My Toe in the VIZZIE pool

Cycling '74 Max 8 is coming in September of 2018. Here is a summary of some of what's coming plus some videos of some of my early VIZZIE work. Patching Improvements Groups: The ability to group objects together so they can be easily selected and adjusted as needed. Pan and Zoom: This lets you move... Continue Reading →

Max 8 is Coming in 2018

Cycling '74 (now part of Ableton) has announced Max 8 is releasing in 2018. You can sign up for email updates on Max 8 here https://cycling74.com/products/new-max-version-8. We are planning to release a Max 8 upgrade in the second quarter of 2018 with many performance and workflow improvements that we will begin to detail in the... Continue Reading →

Ableton Acquires Cycling ’74

It was announced today Ableton Acquired Cycling '74. Congrats to all my friends at both companies! As someone who uses Ableton Live and Max for Live on a daily basis I'm pretty excited to see where this acquisition takes both products. Even as two separate companies, the combination of Live and Max for Live have... Continue Reading →

Studying the Sounds of Forbidden Planet – Part 1

As a huge fan of Louis and Bebe Barron's work on Forbidden Planet, I decided it would be interesting to create a Cycling '74 Max Patch as a platform to teach, illustrate and approximate some of their circuits in digital form using BEAP. To get things started, I created this patch with a playlist object... Continue Reading →

Max 7 Sneak Preview: Episode 2 “Cat Rave”

Here is a fun teaser video of Max 7. You can now incorporate Max for Live devices in Max. This video also shows off some new video attributes. Max 7 Sneak Preview: Episode 2 "Cat Rave”. Anyone who buys Max 6 now -- a new copy or an upgrade -- gets the Max 7 upgrade... Continue Reading →

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