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Getting to Know Ableton Live 11 + Push 2 Polyphonic Pressure

[Update Feb 23rd 2021 – I’ve refreshed and reposted this article now that Live 11 has launched.] I’ve been working with it in private beta for a while so I’m excited Live 11 has now been officially released. In this post on Live 11, I want to offer some resources to help your wrap you […]

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Replay of RMSM #100 & Live 11 Presentations on MPE, Comping and More…

Back on December 8th I hosted an event celebrating our 100th Rocky Mountain Synth Meet event and the announcement of Live 11. As part of the event I did a presentation on Live 11 MPE and Ableton Brand Manager Serafin Sanchez covered the comping features and more. We covered a lot of ground in this […]

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Ableton as a Modular: Max for Live Envelope Follower Driving an Arp with Push 2

Here is a brief video illustrating how Max for Live transforms all of Live into a modular. Max for Live allows you to override the normal left-to-right signal flow and patch Max for Live Devices to any mappable param in any track. I’m using Max for Live Envelope Follower on a a track with a […]

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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. I also want to mention that if you “pop the hood” on these packs there is a lot to be learned. He uses Simpler, Sampler, Instrument and Drum Racks in creative ways to transform […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Ableton Live Ableton Push Video

Videos of Recent Sketches on Push 2

I’ve spending a lot of time with Ableton, Max for Live, and Push 2 to sketch out some new musical ideas. Here a two videos that are less than a minute long from some recent sessions. First up is the video “I Really Miss Jamming Live and F*ck COVID Too”. It wasn’t my intent, but […]

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Buckle Up! Sonic Encounters Season 04 Soundscapes Podcast is Underway.

Hi everyone. Season 04 of the Sonic Encounters Podcast is underway. In this season I will be incorporating some explorations into the use of classical tonalities like piano and cello phrases and motifs improvised on a Push 2 using it’s isomorphic grid note layout. I’ll also be incorporating MPE performances on a Sensel Morph later […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Ableton Live Ableton Push Sampling

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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Pink Floyd is Streaming Full Length Concerts as Part of the @YouTube Film Festival + Making “On The Run” with @MaxForCats OSCiLLOT Modular

Some weekend listening and patching ideas for for you. Pink Floyd is streaming full length concerts as part of the @YouTube Film Festival. Plus down below find a link to how to make “On The Run” with OSCiLLOT by Max for Cats. Head over to the Pink Floyd channel on YouTube now for PULSE which […]

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Ableton “Spectral Textures” Live Pack is Now Free

Ableton released a new Live Pack called Spectral Textures. The Spectral Textures Pack is now free. New sounds can bring new ideas, so we’ll be offering more free sounds soon. https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/ideas-offers-making-music-home/ You can download the pack here https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/spectral-textures. One part field recordings and one part additive synthesis, Spectral Textures is a unique instrument that blends […]

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Get All the Features of Ableton Live 10 Suite Free for 90 Days!

Ableton has just extended the free trial the Live 10 Suite free from 30 to 90 days (including the ability to save and export). So whether you are running Live Intro or Standard and were curious about awesome synths like Wavetable or Operator or Max for Live devices – or you are new to Live […]

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All My #Jamuary Videos Along with Detailed Rig & Producer Notes

Last month I participated in #jamuary and created 7 new songs which I’ve posted as videos to this YouTube playlist. . It was really inspiring and freeing to just go for it and finish these short musical themes. Via @truecuckoo … “The idea with Jamuary is to get going with what you have, and to […]

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Spreading the Word: Ableton “Learning Synths” Site – and Yes I Mind Mapped the Course Outline :^)

Earlier today my go to synth news site Synthtopia published a post about the new Ableton Learning Synths site… ” Today, Ableton quietly launched Learning Synths, a new website that teaches the fundamentals of synthesis in an interactive way.” It’s an interactive media site called Learning Synths. You can use the site right from within […]

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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 […]

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New Videos from Ableton to Help You Learn Live 10 and Push 2

Ableton has released a large number of new videos to help your learn both Live 10 and Push 2. You the playlists for these videos (along with their other playlists) by visiting https://www.youtube.com/user/AbletonInc/playlists. The latest videos are also featured on Ableton’s web site at https://ableton.com/learn-push and https://www.ableton.com/live/learn-live. The Learn Live page categorizes videos by Overview, […]

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Live 10 is Here – Watch Video Lessons

Ableton just released the final version of Live 10 today. I wanted to pass along a link to a set of videos they have to help you learn Live 10… https://www.ableton.com/en/live/learn-live/. The videos offer an overview of Live 10, Setup, Interface, Instruments & Effects, and Workflows. In a related note, I’ve been running 10 in […]

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Gig Notes: Denver Synth_Drone Collective November 26th, 2017, Textures Ambient Showcase

I’ll be performing as part of the Denver Synth_Drone Collective for the Sunday November 26th Textures Ambient Showcase at Mutiny Cafe in Denver – a perfect way to wrap up your Thanksgiving weekend :^). We’ll be the only act and will perform from 7-10pm. Below are my rig notes for this event for which I’ll […]