Text notes in Ableton Live’s Arrangement

set up text notes, text reminders and text cues when using Ableton Live's Arrangement View

I thought it would be great to be able to set up text notes, text reminders and text cues when using Ableton Live’s Arrangement View for live performances. The quickest and easiest way to set up text notes in Ableton is creating MIDI clips and just use the “Rename” function. I already made a Max … Read more

Control Ableton with Drum Pad

Use Drum Trigger for Ableton Live

How to control Ableton Live via an electronic drum pad You don’t want to buy or bring a trigger-to-midi interface when you just need one drum pad to trigger one function in Ableton Live. You might have an old rubber drum pad laying around or wan to get a Roland BT-1 trigger and just set … Read more

Hybrid Drum Sounds

play hybrid drums with those free samples.like mentioned in the NonaPad review

Here you will find some (free) drum samples I put together. Those hybrid drum sounds can be loaded on drum sampling pads like the Roland SPD-SX, the Millenium NonaPad or others. Of course they can be loaded directly into Ableton Live. For the Nonapad, the Avatar PD705 you will find a file you can import … Read more

Millenium NonaPad Review, FAQ and manual links

How to NanoPad

Millenium NonaPad Review and Test In early March 2022 Thomann’s e-drum brand Millenium released a ‘new’ sampling pad called the NonaPad. I checked out the info provided about it and decided to buy one to test it out and make a NonaPad review. A day after that Vince, an AbletonDrummer colleague and one of my … Read more

Scene Setlist Monitor for Ableton Live

Monitor Ableton Live's Session View

CLICK for PDF manual for main device CLICK for PDF manual for iPad version More people moving to use Ableton Live’s Session View for running their songs and setlist. Especially since Ableton Live 11 new Scene Follow feature one can make perfect use of the flexibility. You can now even chop up parts of one … Read more

Live Looping with Ableton Live

How to loop with Ableton

A Work In Progress Max for Live device Live looping with Ableton Live has become a quite big thing for instrumentalist and vocalist. During the pandemic music performers were able to practice social distancing and music making on the same time. Long before the pandemic live-acts like Marc Rebillet, DubFX, Rachel K Collier and Binkbeats … Read more