Max for Live Madness: Learning the Live Object Model and 0dB Max Device

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This week, the last week of Max for Live Madness, we will learn the sometimes complicated LOM (Live Object Model). This API of sorts helps us navigate the tree structure of Ableton Live using Max. It takes some getting used to is you come from a traditional programming background and some eexplanationif you are coming from […]

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 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 […]

Tape Stop With Max For Live Essentials Pitch Drop

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In this video, we look at a simple but cool Max for Live device called Pitch Drop. You can use it to create the tape stop but also cool momentary pitch changes. It’s a part of Max for Live Essentials: https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/max-live-essentials/. As a part of Max for Live Madness, The Producer’s Kitchen is doing a […]

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 […]

Tip from Book “Making Sound” Overdriven Tape Delay Sound

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This third tip (see the second tip) from Cristofer Odqvist, the writer of the book “Making Sound“ suggest making a delay unique by simulating an overdriven tape delay sound. Try inserting a distortion plugin followed by a low pass filter on an aux before your delay to simulate a tape delay driven hard. #mixing — […]

Making Music w/ Mode Audio Loops in Ableton Live and Mode Audio Giveaway

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In this article we’ll talk about why you should start using samples, a new series called “Tasty Samples“, and a giveaway of 2 packs by ModeAudio. Why You Should Use Samples In Your Project Many new producers don’t understand the importance samples and loop packs. Some may think using them is cheating and others think they […]