February 6, 2018

Ableton 10 has just been released – so what’s new?

After months of anticipation, Ableton 10 has finally been released! Once you pop the hood, you’ll see that the improved interior means it has never been easier to navigate and use Ableton and it’s not just a simple update to the GUI in this latest incarnation of one of the world’s best DAWs… There’s a whole new host of plugins, features and improvements and, with the manual running into 737…

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October 17, 2013

Treat your vocals with Nectar 2 Vocal Production Suite

iZotope’s Nectar software has been soothing and caressing vocal tracks all over the world for many years now. Today sees the release of Nectar 2 Vocal Production Suite, the next generation of iZotope’s Nectar software which adds a formidable list of new features and functions, let’s take a quick look…

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December 20, 2010

DJing using sample libraries in Ableton Live Part 2

This is the next installment of a short series of tutorials that I have produced exclusively for the Time+Space blog which look at mixing loops from sample libraries using the Ableton Live software application. In this video I mix samples from different commercial libraries from developers like Philtre Labs, Zero-G, Sample Magic and Digital Redux. If you like this video then check out Part 1 which introduces many of the…

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December 2, 2010

Live Performance using sample libraries in Ableton Live Part 1

In the past few years Ableton Live has established itself as a popular software platform for DJs to be much more innovative when it comes to creating their sets. Dedicated hardware controllers allow easy and complete control over a wide variety of parameters that makes Ableton a very powerful tool for live performance. In this video, I’m going to show you that Ableton as a tool for performing using sample…

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