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Congrats to Brian Funk on his 200th Live Pack – Birds of Prey

My friend and Certified Ableton instructor Brian Funk has just released his 200th Live Pack. Whoa that’s a lot of packs. A huge congrats and thanks to Brian for years of creating so many packs filled with inspiring and expressive sounds! I also want to mention that if you “pop the hood” on these packs […]

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Using Ableton Push 2 to Live Sample and Slice Vinyl and Audio

Lately I’ve been getting back into live vinyl sampling & slicing sessions using Ableton Push 2. The Push 2 workflow lets you slice by beat division, region, transient, and has a rapid flow for manually slicing. I know quite a few people who own the Push but in past conversations I learned some of them […]

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Using Ableton Push 2 to Live Sample and Slice Vinyl and Audio

Lately I’ve been getting back into live vinyl sampling & slicing sessions using Ableton Push 2. The Push 2 workflow lets you slice by beat division, region, transient, and has a rapid flow for manually slicing. I know quite a few people who own the Push but in past conversations I learned some of them […]

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Colorado Modular Synth Fest is Today + Giving Talk with Victoria and Tom Lundy on “Theremin, Musique concrète, and Live Sampling, Oh My!”

The Colorado Modular Synth Festival (CMSF) will have live music and interactive hands-on activities for kids and adults interested in synthesizers and electronic music. The event will take place at Belmar Plaza (464 S Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226) from 2-8pm and then 8-10PM at Crazy Mountain Brewery at Belmar. We have over 18 performers […]

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Performing an Analog Four Set with Live Sampling at Beat Cypher at madelife Boulder Thursday February 28th 7:30 pm

I’ll be performing an improv experimental set at the Beat Cypher event at madelife in Boulder using my trusty Elektron Analog Four with some outboard FX from iPad with hands-on control with Launch Control XL. I’ll also be live sampling all that into iOS Samplr but all source sounds will be from Analog Four. madelife […]

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A Video Roundup of Sampling Past and Present

I’ve been sampling since the 80’s when I got an Ensoniq Mirage. I’ve since moved on to software and now use Ableton Sampler, and Camel Audio Alchemy for sample-based work these days. I still find sample-based sound design fascinating and recently found some cool videos which illustrate how far we’ve come over the last few […]

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Two New Ableton Inc. Videos – DJ Jazzy Jeff & Life as an Ableton Developer

If you are into Ableton Live I think you’ll enjoy the following videos. DJ Jazzy Jeff on Ableton Live I saw reference to this on Synthtopia. It’s a an Ableton Inc video featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff on how he uses Ableton Live. At 2:30 he discusses his use of Ableton Sampler to slice segments of […]

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Ableton’s Summer of Sampler offer: Buy Live 8 and Get Sampler Free + New Sampler Move + Free Samplification Audio Pack for Sampler

I Love Sampler! I’m a huge fan of of Sampler, Ableton’s advance sampling instrument.  I was recently corresponding with an artist who was considering Live and I wrote this about it: “Ableton Sampler breaks with the classic sampler metaphor and supports a more immediate and "organic" workflow than other hardware or software samplers. This workflow […]

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KONTAKT 3 Now Available

Native Instruments has released KONTAKT 3. It now comes with over 33GB of sounds and 1,000 individual instruments. These instruments include orchestral, band, world, urban beats, vintage synths and more. KONTAKT 3 has a new "Performance View" that allows you to quickly tweak sounds. This video offers a nice tour of the new library and […]

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SampleRobot – A Fast Way to Clone Your Old Hardware Synthesizers

Looking for a way to sample your hardware-based keyboards into your software sampler? Take a look at Sample Robot. It’s a software utility that lets you clone musical instruments by automating the process of sampling external instruments so you can build software versions. The software uses MIDI to programmatically send note-on messages in various keyboard […]