. What has changed is the form factor and weight. Ableton Live has opened up a great avenue of music making possibilities. That is why we made a list of different products and characteristics that will cover the needs of the most. Add warmth and distortion with drive and crunch, take control of dynamics with compression and transient shaping, dial in and tune boom and control bass decay with the dedicated low end section. Prev Page 2 of 10 Next Prev Page 2 of 10 Next As well as handling the engineering and construction side of Ableton Push, the mighty Akai also has a selection of Live controllers of its own.
This allows you instant control of panning, track volumes, sends and other volumes. In disagreement click on the little blue triangle pointing down. It is highly flexible, giving you great sounds, melodies, and chords. An analog-style drum processor, Drum Buss is designed to add body and character to a group of drums, while gluing them together in a tight mix. You can use this unit to trigger loops and play drums. Throw in the price tag and you can see why I rank it so highly. I found it much easier to create a beat and come up with fresh ideas once I stopped making tracks with a mouse and keyboard and finally graduated to a Midi Controller.
They offer different advanced features, but they all emulate the familiar Mackie Control in form and function. Not by a long shot. When you have clips in Ableton Live session, this unit plays them well. Dual rotary sensors enable you to scrub, trigger, stretch, pinch and play phrases and audio files, as well as operate continuous controllers and more! This 2-octave keyboard controller gives you 25 synth-action keys, 5×8 tri-color clip launch buttons, 8 knobs, and various control buttons, making it an excellent option for composition and performing. However, there are advanced units that offer more connection options such as jacks that make your music making easy.
It's just a small library meant to make it possible to play music without plugging the keyboard into your computer every time. Hold a pad to repeat notes in time with a track while adjusting swing or the repeat divisions in real time. It often helps to step back from the details when working on an arrangement, and that means getting away from your computer. V-Control comes with its own driver application Ney-Fi to spare you the connection details. The keyboard has a nice, springy action, the pads have the trademark Akai tactile feel, and even the faders have decent heft.
The end result is a keyboard that's far more fun to play than it has any right to be. The essential use of an Ableton controller is performing it live. Ableton allows producers do what they love most, create amazing music and experimental sounds. The pads can flash in sync with the beats or provide feedback on how hard you've hit them. This both applies to both Arrangement and Session View. That not only makes the layout infinitely customizable, it also make performing clutch improvisations much, much easier.
The original Base I was a huge hit when it was launched in 2013 and racked up some rock solid reviews. Everything else is done in the MultiPanel, which you open by tapping the button at the bottom-right of the screen. Plus, it looks great too. Live will match your tempo and timing, and start your melody or groove in a perfect loop. The best studio headphones, vocal microphones and audio interfaces.
I know quite a few folks who used this as their first mixer and the results are pretty great. Of course, price still remains a concern. What is Ableton controller A digital gear that is specially designated and integrated with Ableton Live to give you easy control, navigation and maximum capabilities in your recording studio and live performances. Eight touch-sensitive rotary knobs that can be used for library browsing, mixing adjustment and other controls are exactly what you need for extreme performance. How exactly did I come up with my list of top Ableton controllers? Older Utility devices can be upgraded via a button in the title bar. With the purchase of this unit, you are offered Ableton Live 9 Intro. This reduces energy use and heat, and improves battery life.
The 8 Touch Strips with a real-time multi-color indication to control levels, is something unique that does not have similar products. If more clips are added, the track will stick with whatever name it took when there was only one clip. I started with the early versions of Cubase and moved on up to Logic Pro before finally settling with Ableton. Plus, the launch pads are multicolored, letting you quickly manage your unit and your Ableton Live. It also has a better layout for most buttons, especially the knobs. Of course, the keys are not fantastically playable and also the buttons are not velocity-sensitive. Any user would praise its premium features for hours.