INSPIR | Creative Inspiration For Music Makers

INSPIR | Creative Inspiration For Music Makers


NSPIR is a MaxForLive device to help you overcome creative blocks by providing you with explicit musical suggestions to implement in your production.

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INSPIR is a device to help you overcome creative hurdles by providing you with explicit musical suggestions to implement in your production. See the 'How INSPIR Works' section below to learn more.

Get INSPIR plus loads more as part of the EVRYTHNG bundle.

Try INSPIR For Free 🎉

There is a lite version of INSPIR available with a limited number of inspirations and only the 'Writing' and 'Arranging' categories so you can give the device a try before you buy.

Download INSPIR Lite

There is also a totally free, paper version of INSPIR that gives you all the benefits of INSPIR with all the feel of old school, analog paper. Nice 👌🏻 

Download INSPIR Paper

How INSPIR Works 💡

Have you ever felt stuck with no idea what to do next? Or perhaps you're paralysed by the sheer number of directions you could take with whatever production you're working on? INSPIR is here to help.

Based on a similar concept to Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies but far less oblique and much more direct, INSPIR helps you to overcome creative hurdles by presenting you with an explicit musical idea or concept to implement in your work.

INSPIR is a MaxForLive device so it works directly inside Ableton Live - you can drop it on the Master Track of your project then simply click on the interface to generate a random musical inspiration - you don't even have to leave your DAW. The inspirations range from distinctly musical terms like:

  • "RETROGRADE : Reverse the order of a phrase"

  • "MAJOR : Use only major chords"

To terms that are slightly more open ended like:

  • "PERCUSSION : Use only percussion, even for melody"

  • "SAMPLE : Use a sample"

I've found INSPIR incredibly useful in my own work, it's helped me countless times to get out of a creative block and keep creating music, I hope it helps you just as much.

Minimum Requirements* 🖥

  • Ableton Live 9.7+

  • MaxForLive 7.3.3

  • INSPIR will not work with older versions of Live - you will get an error

What's In The Download? 📦

  • 1 INSPIR.amxd (MaxForLive) file

  • A Readme is included in the download to help you get set up.

Not Happy With INSPIR? 💳

If you are unhappy with INSPIR for whatever reason you can claim a full refund within 30 days of your purchase, no questions asked. Read more about The ELPHNT Guarantee.

Licensing 📄

  • INSPIR is 100% royalty-free.

  • Read more about the licensing of INSPIR here.

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