I have been using Ableton’s built in effects for guitar recently and despite owning a few other VST based sims I’ve found the Ableton effects in racks to be much more useful, because of the ability to shape them to my requirements. So, I’ve provided four of my (many) guitar amp experiment racks for you […]
Posts Categorized: Tutorials
In this video I lead you through creating a “No Input Mixer” using Ableton Live feedback paths in the send and return channels.
Collapsing your bass frequencies to mono while maintaining stereo imaging is something you may want to do for a variety of reasons, but there’s a simple way to do this with just the basic Ableton devices in a rack. The rack is attached to this post, but you may as well pretend to read this […]
Operator is Ableton’s FM synth and while it allows the user to design their own waveforms you might think it’s not possible to do PWM in Operator, in fact there appears to be no Pulse wave available in Operator so using Pulse Width Modulation to morph from a square wave to Pulse wave seems doubly […]
Overview of this tutorial In this Ableton tutorial we’ll take a look at the Ableton Looper and how a hidden feature can enable it to become more of a creative tool for producing unique pads and effects. This is the second in a series exploring the creative power of feedback in Ableton Live. In the […]
Introduction This tutorial is the first in a series covering feedback in synthesis and production, and how it can be a fun way to create new and interesting sounds with a seeming life of their own. Exploring feedback techniques can bring a complexity and uniqueness of sound to your tone palette, it is a sound […]
Generative music in Live Here is a brief tutorial on making generative music with Live. This tutorial first appeared on the Ableton Live Forum, in 2007 – so the examples were made using Live 6.07 and will work with any version of live later than that. What is generative music? Generative music is where you […]