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Max For Live Roundup: Ten FREE Ableton Devices Worth A Look

With its Max programming language integration, Ableton Live is a tinkerer’s dream. Musician’s are not limited by the effects, sequencers, instruments and mixing utilities included with Ableton — if you can think up a device, odds are it can be custom built within the Max

Apple’s Latest Macs Workaround for Audio Performance Bug

Apple’s Latest Macs Workaround for Audio Performance Bug

It has been reported in some circles that Apple has a serious, unresolved bug that causes issues with all audio performance with external devices across all its latest Macs, thanks to the company’s own software and custom security chip. The only good news: there is

NI Traktor S4: Tips and Tricks.

Traktor S4 MK3 Tips & Tricks: FX & Remix Decks Tutorials

In this two-part video tutorial series, we’re going to have a look at some tips and tricks on some of the new features introduced on the Native Instruments Traktor S4 MK3 DJ controller. FX Section. Native Instruments introduced a new FX section on the S4 MK3 called

Choosing the Right Interface Feature

Choosing the Right Audio Interface for Your Home Studio

When you’re first looking to get a home recording rig setup or upgrading gear for an already existing space it can be very exciting but at times overwhelming, with quite literally a galactic amount of options of gear to choose from. The main hub of

Traktor Pro 3.0.2 Software Update

Traktor Pro 3.0.2 Software Update

Earlier this week, Native Instruments released the second update to their flagship DJ software Traktor Pro. The update brings forward some minor improvements and bug fixes for stability, however it also introduces some nice new features like, like custom MIDI mapping, Touchless CDJ mode, configurable

Beat Breakdown: ’90s Style Boom Bap Hip-Hop

A challenge that many producers face in the early stages of learning is getting the knack of programming drums. In this tutorial series, we’re dissecting some classic drum grooves, and show how to program them in a DAW. In this example, we’ll be using Ableton

Listen: Ableton Whizkid Slynk on Music Production Podcast

Arguably the most popular Ableton Live tutorial maker on the planet, Slynk (aka Evan Chandler) is the latest guest on the Music Production Podcast run by AfroDJMac. Slynk’s made a name for himself making tutorials utilizing advanced and funky techniques laid out in a clear

Arturia Ableton Tutorial #13

Noisegate Tutorial #13: Arturia Minilab MK2 & Ableton Live 10

Being a bunch of keen Ableton Live enthusiasts here at Noisegate HQ, we are always looking to see how much we can squeeze out of this powerful DAW . So in this our #13 installment of our tutorial series we get back to basics and show you how