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Doing Music

The first three episodes, featuring Cavetown, Sofia Kourtesis, and Equiknoxx kingpin Gavsborg, have been released 

Ableton has launched a new podcast aimed at music makers, producers and artists called Doing Music. Hosted by author, broadcaster and radio producer, Craig Schuftan...

juicy loops

The new Ableton device recreates the popular DAW’s sequencer

YRAKI has announced Juicy Loops 2, a Max for Live device that allows Ableton users to run FL Studio’s step sequencer in Ableton Live. FL...

ableton live 12

The long-beta-tested new update is here

Ableton has officially released Live 12, the latest update to its popular DAW. The new version, first teased in November 2023, adds a swathe of...

Photos of NIKS, Coco Em and [M] on a poster for Saffron and Black Artist Database’s new collaborative series

Guest hosts include B.A.D. co-founder NIKS alongside Coco Em and [M]

Saffron and Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) have announced a new collaborative series of online music production workshops for women, trans, and non-binary people worldwide. The...

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Emerging technology has left the DAW at a crossroads. A combination of legacy code, compatibility restrictions and a user base who expect their favourite tools to remain familiar has left music-making software lacking innovation. As the pandemic, cloud-computing and generative AI shift expectations of how music-making tools should look and feel, Declan McGlynn asks: will the DAW adapt or die?

Open a DAW from the year 2000 and it’s highly likely you’ll recognise the vast majority of the features — both functionally and visually —...

Ableton Push 3 is available now

Push 3 is the first in the series to function as a standalone piece of hardware

Ableton has released a new version of its hardware instrument, Push. The new Push 3 MIDI and DAW controller is the first in the series...

KMRU co-curates compilation of Kenyan electronic music, INSHA

Lead track 'mtwapa siren' was written by Nabalayo "to gently say I want to drop everything and just disappear. Ideally to where the ocean is."

KMRU has co-curated a new compilation, called 'INSHA', featuring music by Kenyan artists. Listen to lead track 'mtwapa siren', by Nabalayo, below. Out 24th February...

Ableton

A rare chance to get one of the world's most beloved DAWs for a reduced price

Ableton has announced a 20% Black Friday deal on Live 11, Push, and Packs. One of the world's most beloved DAWs, Live 11, will be...

Future Proof

Masterclasses, mentoring, studio time, training, and free audio equipment and software will be provided

Rhythm Section has announced a mentorship programme for emerging electronic music artists. Future Proof will provide an opportunity for six burgeoning artists to participate in...

Ableton Note

Note incorporates instruments and devices from Ableton Live for turning sketches into songs

Ableton has launched its first iOS app for forming musical ideas on the go, Note. Described as "a playable iOS app for forming musical ideas,"...

CD player

 "Compact Disk, you are underrated and you will always have a place in my heart"

Ableton co-founder Robert Henke has said it's time to “fully embrace CDs” over vinyl. Writing in a Facebook post on Monday (11th July), Henke specified...

Ableton launches new Loop Sessions series with Grand River

The free online event will take place this Saturday (21st May)

Ableton will launch its new Loop Sessions series this weekend with electronic music composer Grand River. Loop Session is a new series of online events...

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40 free “Music Tech Kits” will be made available to Black women, non-binary, trans and gender non-conforming people in the UK

Saffron, the Bristol-based not-for-profit organisation tackling gender imbalance in the music tech industry, is launching a new zine written by and about Black women, non-binary...

Ableton Live 11.1

The popular DAW also adds new Max for Live devices

Ableton Live 11.1 has been announced, officially adding support for Apple’s Silicon M1 chips, as well as tweaking some existing Devices and adding some new...

During the pandemic, music tech thrived as the wider music industry fell to its knees. Declan McGlynn explores the possibilities and implications that stemmed the...

2020’s unprecedented upheaval brought with it fundamental changes to the creative industries. Theatres, clubs, studios, venues and festivals all closed their doors and with it...

COURSES, SOFTWARE DEALS, FREEBIES & MORE

Point Blank are back with another deconstruction, this time with their Head of Education and Curriculum and master of Track Deconstructions, Ski Oakenfull. In the video...

The latest public beta also updates some native devices

Ableton has updated Live to version 11.1 and with it, have added support for Apple’s new Silicon M1 chips. The new chips were announced in...

COURSES, SOFTWARE DEALS, FREEBIES & MORE

 

For this tutorial, Point Blank show how you can sidechain your reverb sends in Ableton Live using a few simple techniques.

Sidechain compression is a ducking effect...

Loraine James, rRoxymore, Russell E.L. Butler, and KMRU are all involved

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) has launched a series of free production masterclasses for aspiring Black artists, in association with Ableton. 

The series will run through...

The cutdown version of the popular DAW gets its latest update

Ableton has launched Live 11 Lite, the latest major update to Live Lite, the cutdown version of Live often included with hardware purchases like soundcards...