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How To Get Free Ableton Live Upgrades For Life & A Trip To Berlin

Ableton is looking for some good software developers and they want your help. They’ve announced that, if you recommend a software developer to them that gets hired, you’ll a free copy of Ableton Suite, lifetime upgrades and a trip to Berlin or NY. Here’s what they have to say about it: We’ve got some major [...]

Ableton Live Updated For OS X Lion Compatibility

Ableton announced Live 8.2.5: Live 8.2.5 now officially supports Mac OS X 10.7 Lion – please make sure to check that all of your third-party plug-ins and audio/MIDI hardware are Lion-compatible before upgrading your OS. Live 8.2.5 introduces significant improvements to MIDI sync, in addition to other feature changes and bugfixes. For the full list of what’s [...]

Free Live Rack Based On Infomercial NuWave Oven

Free Music Software: AfroDJMac wants to turn on Synthtopia readers to his latest free live rack, Nuwave Oven: Hello, I’ve created a synth using the electronic beeping of my infomercial sensation NuWave Oven. Not only does it cook great, but it makes a cool synth sound. Act now, while supplies last! Download Nuwave Oven before midnight [...]

Free Ableton Synth Work Station Download

Free Music Software: AfroDJMac sent word of a freebie that he wants to share with Synthtopia readers: Hey Synthtopians, I want to share a Live Synth Work Station I set up in Ableton. It is set up for 7 virtual synths (all included) and 1 hardware synth/audio input. They are all routed into this week’s [...]

Free Ableton Live Instrument – The Whoosh Machine

Reader Taylor Martyr sends word of a new free Ableton Live instrument, The Whoosh Machine: Hello! We’ve been visiting this site religiously for years, now we finally have some cool free goodies to offer the Synthtopia community: Introducing the Whoosh Machine FREE Ableton Live Instrument by Sonic Faction. It can be downloaded for free from [...]

Free Ableton Live Rack Features Guitar Harmonics Synth (Plus – Synth Cake!)

Free Music Software: AfroDJMac sends word of another free Live Rack, Guitar Harmonics Synth: Hi Synthtopia, I’ve created a synth using the harmonics of a guitar at the 5th, 7th, and 12th fret of each string. It is equipped with useful effects and the ability to switch samples and reverse them. AfroDJMac is celebrating not [...]

Richie Hawtin On Plastikman & Art

Reader Giles Cowan let us know about this interview with Richie Hawtin, which includes an in-depth breakdown of how the Plastikman show is thought through and set up and Hawtin’s thoughts on art and technology. Hawtin gives a masterclass at the Burn Studios Hacienda in Ibiza. Part 2 of the Richie Hawtin masterclass.

Free Generative Music Toolkit For Max For Live

Nwdlbots are a free suite of generative music devices for Ableton Live. These devices include MIDI event generators, pitch and velocity choosers and others. As well as generating events at random, nwdlbots can respond to activity on other MIDI tracks in Live, or to input from a MIDI instrument. In effect, nwdlbots control the density [...]

Free Mattel Synsonics Drum Machine For Ableton Live

Francis Preve has put together a free virtual Mattel Synsonics drum machine for Ableton Live: In the pantheon of vintage analog drum machines, there’s an unsung classic that isn’t from a big name manufacturer like Roland or Korg, but from a toy company. Released in 1981, the Mattel Synsonics was an affordable black box that [...]

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