Max for Live Roundup: 5 Free Instruments

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I’m going to share with you a list of 5 free Instruments I found on Max for Live.com. They are all unique and interesting in their own way. Smaple Palyer Smaple Palyer, by Jeff Kaiser, doesn’t look like much at first glance but is a cool little powerful device. It’s a sampler that can quickly randomize […]

Max for Live Roundup: 5 Free Effects

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If you search around the internet for Max for Live devices you’ll start to see that there are a ton of them. Some do the same thing and others hard to find or understand. Sites like maxforlive.com are good for listing a device but sometimes you need curation. This is a list of 5 Free Effects Max for […]

Max for Live Essentials: Control Devices Walkthrough

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I’ve previously spoke about Max For Live Essentials in my Five Killer Live Packs. In this series of 5 short videos, we spend some time looking at the Control Device that comes with Max for Live Essentials. I show you how they can be used to enhance your sound design and productions as well as […]

Max For Live Madness: Hijacking MIDI Velocity of Incoming Notes

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In week 2 we learned how to parse incoming MIDI data and split the list containing pitch and velocity. This week we are are going to learn to edit MIDI velocity by hijacking it using these objects: notein noteout select message live.dial   As a part of Max for Live Madness, The Producer’s Kitchen is […]

Max For Live Madness: Learning to Parse MIDI and Use Live Objects

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In week 1 we learned that a bang starts everything. We also learned how to populate and send messages as well sending these data to the Max Window. This week we’ll see how to use Max to parse MIDI, use live.numbox and how to set up your device for use in Live. As a part of […]

Max For Live Madness: Getting Started with Bangs and Things

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Max for Live can be very daunting but don’t be afraid, it’s worth the time you put into it. Over the next month I’ll point out some key capabilities of Max for Live that I enjoy through tutorials, demos, roundups, and reviews. As a part of Max for Live Madness, The Producer’s Kitchen is doing […]

TPK Recipe: Making A Noise Riser in Ableton Live

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A lot of different genres of music use noise risers, it’s the thing that goes whoooooosh as a song build to a climax. Some people don’t understand that it’s a simple effect to make. Learning little sound design tricks like this can take you a long way and save you time and money. In this […]

Sampling Ableton Live Pack Loopmasters Mixtape

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In this video of Tasty Samples we take a look at a Live Pack Loopmasters Mixtape for Ableton Live and how to sample from one of the bass loops on Push.

Crash Course On Ableton Live Packs (.ALP)

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Ableton Live Packs are essentially a zipped collection of Ableton Clips (.alc), Devices (.adv), samples and even full project (.als)  that can be dowloaded and unpacked in Live to fit the Ableton Live ecosystem. Think of it as Ableton’s version on Refill by Propellerhead, Kontakt’s Library system or Apples Loops. Instead of downloading loose samples […]