Martin Delaney

Quick editing in Ableton Live’s Arrangement View

In our last tutorial, we covered recording a Session View jam using clip launching, mixer adjustments and effects manipulation to create an arrangement. Now it’s time to tidy it up and smooth its rough edges.

Review: Delta Sound Labs Stream

Crossing streams is a specialty of this Ohio-based company, whose creative plug-ins bridge the gap between analogue and digital. We dip our toes into its latest release, a granular-synthesis instrument with minimal CPU-drain.

How to commit to an arrangement in Ableton Live

One-shots, loops, audio effects – your elements are all in place. Now it’s time to commit everything to a finished arrangement. Fear not. Ableton Live makes this process intuitive and fun.

The Big Review: Akai MPC Live II

After a slew of new products, Akai has turned its attention to updating the mighty MPC Live. But does this speaker-toting follow-up revolutionise the hardware giant’s box of wonders?

Review: SampleScience Vaporwaves 2

Cooked up by the boffins at SampleScience, Vaporwaves 2 is a time-travelling plug-in that winds back the clock and lets users party – or at least compose – like it’s 1989.

Understanding automation in Ableton Live 10

Software-synthesizer settings and effects presets and parameters are nothing without a little movement. Here, we tell you how to bust a move and employ valuable automation to your projects.

Review: ujam Virtual Bassist 2

Finding the ideal instrumentalists to help you record your tracks can be time-consuming. Fortunately, Ujam’s latest virtual-bass toolkit lets you dispense with the auditions and thumb-slap your way to finished bass parts in no time.

Review: Audiomodern Filterstep

The latest filter plug-in from the Bulgarian trailblazers is sure to put a spring in your step, and the fact that it’s free might well be a modern-day miracle.
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