Blog Posts Interviews Jazz Mutant Cofounder

April 16, 2010 Interviews Jazz Mutant Cofounder Here is a great interview by with some amazing insight into the world of multi-touch interfaces. Here is a quick snippet from the interview: On Designing for Touch, and the Music Tech Industry Peter: I remember when I first talked to Darwin Grosse about Lemur, when it was being distributed by Cycling ‘74. Darwin just kept saying, “You know, I just think Star Trek: The Next Generation.” (That’s my recollection, Darwin;

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Moguai Remix Competition – Win Ableton Products

April 15, 2010 Moguai Remix Competition – Win Ableton Products Here are is the contest description and rules from’s blog earworm : Description It’s time again for a big f-off remix competition. So here it is… we’ve teamed up with the good folks at Novation, Ableton and SoundCloud and are happy to announce that YOU, yes YOU, could have your next release on Deadmau5′ own label — Mau5trap! We’re giving you the chance to remix the first single ‘Nyce’

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Make Some Noise, Win Some Prizes From

April 15, 2010 Make Some Noise, Win Some Prizes From Here are the official contest rules straight from Ok, so to celebrate the launch of the site, we thought it would be good to make a little bit of noise, especially as that is what the site is all about, making noise. So how would you like a whole bunch of cool DJ and production related prizes just for sharing the good news? Sound good? Yeah we thought

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Understanding Ableton Live’s Reverb

Understanding Ableton Live’s Reverb Some people love it, some hate it. Some stay away from it because they don’t know how to use it. Ableton’s built in Reverb is capable of some pretty amazing things once you get to know it. This tutorial will break down Ableton Live’s Reverb. Hopefully after reading this, you’ll be grabbing for this sometimes misunderstood plug-in more often in your productions. What Is Reverb? In a nutshell, reverberation (or reverb for short), is the continuation

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Free Ambient Ableton Live Pack From Togeo Studios

April 13, 2010 Free Ambient Ableton Live Pack From Togeo Studios This isn’t exactly brand new, but since this site is a resource for all things Ableton, I thought I would share this great Ambient Live pack that you can download for free from Part 4 of the Dreamscapes series, another free Ableton Live pack from Togeo Studios is now available for download. Dreamscapes has always been one of our favorite and most popular series and part 4 is

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Eskamon “Fine Objects” – Ableton Tutorial by ill.Gates

April 12, 2010 Eskamon “Fine Objects” – Ableton Tutorial by ill.Gates To Download the free Ableton Live Pack for ESKAMON: “Fine Objects”, visit Video tutorial shown here by ESKAMON: “Fine Objects” – Ableton Tutorial by ill.Gates from ESKMO on Vimeo. ESKAMON is the new collaboration project between Amon Tobin (Ninja Tune) & Eskmo (Warp, Planet Mu, Ancestor). “Fine Objects” is the first single by the duo that’s set for release on Eskmo’s own imprint “Ancestor.” “Fine Objects” is

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How To Use The iPad As An Ableton Live MIDI Controller

April 10, 2010 Video Shows How To Use iPad As Ableton MIDI Controller How to use APPLE IPAD to control Ableton Live wireless using “Midi , OSC, OSCulator, Touchosc and Python script ” or a Lemur Killer. Directly from Ryan’s youtube profile: “Just to let you know, You can download the python remote control scripts from This is until the new Script is done.” Video supplied by: Ryan Nosise at

Free Ableton Live Clinics In Chicago

April 10, 2010 Free Ableton Live Clinics In Chicago Ableton Live Production Workshops With Thomas Faulds Ableton Certified Trainer Thomas Faulds ( will be hosting free clinics at Guitar Center locations in the Chicago area. Thomas will cover the basics of Ableton Live’s award winning workflow. He’ll also share personal insights and tips for getting the most out of your musical production and performance. Feel free to bring your laptops and questions. This is a great opportunity to get some

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How To Get Ableton’s Drum Rack To Act Like An MPC

April 03, 2010 How To Get Ableton’s Drum Rack To Act Like An MPC The MPC is one of the most crucial pieces of gear in hip-hop production. The ability to load an audio sample, slice it to pieces, then re trigger the slices with 16 pads has become an art form. With Ableton Live’s Drum Rack, you can almost perfectly emulate this technique. Here’s how: 1. Drag And Drop The Sample First, find a sample you’d like to flip,

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Breaking Down Ableton Live’s Control Bar

March 29, 2010 Breaking Down Ableton Live’s Control Bar Getting familiar with various aspects of Ableton Live’s interface is the key to efficiency. Ableton’s Control Bar is no exception, this guide was mainly set up as a reference, but may be read top to bottom for a full understanding of all of Live’s controls. Live’s Control Bar The small area at the top of Live’s interface is known as the control bar. As it’s name implies it’s meant to control

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