Velocity to Midi CC in Ableton Live – Overview and Max for Live device

Max for Live device for Note to MIDI control change

How to use your MIDI velocity to control parameters in Ableton Live Once a fellow ‘AbletonDrummer’ asked me if it would be possible to control delay, reverb and send knobs in Ableton Live¬†with your drumming. Of course you can always midi map a midi drum/pad to a parameter in Ableton Live, but this would only … Read more

Sensory Percussion with Ableton Live

If you’re a percussionist or a producer who loves experimenting with sounds, then you may have heard of Sensory Percussion. This innovative technology allows you to control sounds in Ableton Live using a drum kit. If you want to get an idea here is a short jam demonstrating Sensory Percussion. What is Sensory Percussion? Sunhouse … Read more

The history of electronic drums

The history of electronic drums started in the 1960s. These innovative instruments were initially developed as a solution to the issues faced by drummers in the recording studio. Electronic drums have since evolved into a diverse and popular instrument that has revolutionised the music industry. Video series on the history of electronic drums Justin from … Read more

Andy Gangadeen Ableton Masterclass Video

Video tutorial from Andy Gangadeen Ableton Live.

Watch a masterclass video with Andy Gangadeen on Ableton Live. Andy is a UK based drummer combining acoustics and electronics drums for quite a while. I saw Andy playing live in Bristol (UK) here he was playing with his 100% impro band THE BAYS. One time they were even ‘improvising’ with a full orchestra. In … Read more

Ableton Live for Drummers online course

Mastering Ableton Live for Drummers: A Comprehensive Guide to Recording, Performing and using your electronic drums Are you a drummer looking to take your skills to the next level? Look no further than this online course for drummers using Ableton Live. In this comprehensive guide, you will learn everything you need to know about audio … Read more

Ableton Live Lectures / Workshops / Guest-talks

Ableton Live guest talks and presentations

I have done several guest lectures and workshops on Ableton Live for universities, schools, colleges, community meetings. Presentations highlights include institutions like Berklee College of Music Valencia, California Institute of the Arts and the University of Cape Town. Elevate Your Music Production Curriculum with Ableton Live’s Live Performance Features Live performance is an essential aspect … Read more