Ableton add emojis to Live
It's the biggest addition yet to the popular DAW…
Ableton have added the ability to add emojis to track names, notes and any other text-based fields across the popular music-making tool. Finally, you can add a 'fire' to your beats, 'heart' to your vocals and '100' to your mixdown. In all seriousness, visual representations can be useful in the studio – it wouldn't be abnormal to see shapes and signs drawn across the masking tape of classic mixing consoles back in the day. It'll also add a bit of colour to your session, which is no bad thing.
The new beta is out now, alongside some other updates and bug fixes. Find out more here. Ableton recently launched a new 'Learn Synthesis' project, for users to master the concepts behind synthesis with a new interactive microsite. Check it out here.