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Making Music with MaxForLive, Part 2

Making Music with MaxForLive, Part 2

MaxForLive is an incredibly powerful tool for making music. With so much available, getting started with MaxForLive can feel a little overwhelming. To help, I’ve started a new video series, ‘Making Music with MaxForLive’.

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Making Music with MaxForLive

MaxForLive is a powerful tool that lets you expand the possibilities of Ableton Live. With literally 1000s of devices available getting started with MaxForLive can feel a little overwhelming. To help, I’ve started a new video series, ‘Making Music with MaxForLive’ that explores some of the best MaxForLive devices available and how you can use them in your music making.

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Using Chance And Randomness To Enhance Creativity

In this masterclass at dBs Music Bristol, I explore how you can use the built-in MIDI tools in Live, as well as some really cool MaxForLive devices to help you come up with ideas when you get stuck, or simply help you generate new ideas you might not have otherwise come across.

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What Is MaxForLive… And Why Aren’t You Using It Yet!?

What is MaxForLive? You might have heard about this incredible tool, but are you making use of its awesome powers in your music production? In this video, I explore exactly what MaxForLive is, why you should be using it and look at how easy it is to get set up and start using MaxForLive in your productions.

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How To Finish Music

Do you struggle to finish music? Finishing tracks seems to be a problem that many music makers (myself included) seem to have. To help with this, I’ve put together a video outlining some useful strategies you can use to finish more music.

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Create Drum Grooves With Live 10’s New Echo Device

Did you know you can use the noise section of Ableton Live 10’s Echo device to create interesting drum patterns by modulating the noise amount using another new device in Live 10, the Shaper? Learn how to use both of these tools to add unique percussive elements to your productions.

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Add Movement To Your Sound Design

The new MaxForLive modulation devices included with Ableton Live 10 Suite are incredibly powerful tools for unique and evolving sound design. Learn how to use them to add interesting movement to your sounds and keep your sound design interesting.

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Work Better With Samples Using iTunes

Working with samples is part and parcel of any modern music production workflow but often we collect so many samples that digging through them to find the right ones takes more time than actually making music. Learn how to use iTunes to streamline your sample organisation so you never break your creative flow.

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