11 Mar ·
The LinnDrum was the neon heartbeat of the 1980s: From EPROM emulation plug-ins to sample packs, here are the best software alternatives.
06 Mar ·
FL Studio - love it or hate it? Florian Pilz and Julian Schmauch get into the ring to once and for all find the definitive answer on the DAW.
03 Feb ·
The DAW debate has arrived! With so many choices available, we're helping you choose the best DAW for your music production workflow.
15 Nov 2022 ·
Until January 11, 2023, you can save big on all the versions of Ableton Live 11, including Intro, Standard, Suite, and all upgrades.
18 Oct 2022 ·
Ableton Note takes Ableton Live on the road! Mobile music production with the iOS App makes beats and sound on the go a breeze - our first look!
27 Sep 2022 ·
Ableton Live 11.2 is out as a free update which adds improvements to the Reverb device and introduces AUv3 plug-in support for Apple Silicon Macs.
23 Jun 2022 ·
We take a closer look at the Teenage Engineering MOAD, the mother of all decks. A custom spec live console built for Swedish House Mafia!
08 Jun 2022 ·
Ableton Live 11 Intro, Standard, and Suite are on sale at 25% off until June 14, 2022. Also on sale are upgrades, Max for Live, and packs.
04 Jun 2022 ·
We dive into the rather idiosyncratic process of upgrading to the new Apple Mac Studio with our Gearnews.de editor, Marcus Schmahl.
02 Apr 2022 ·
The SSL bus compressor is one of the most sought-after audio tools ever designed! We take a look at the different formats currently available.
29 Jan 2022 ·
The Roland SH-101 turns 40 this year! We explore its significance in modern music and look at a few ways to reproduce its iconic sound.
08 Jan 2022 ·
Here are 6 tried and tested sources (free and paid) to help you learn music theory, expand your existing knowledge or brush up on the basics.
25 Nov 2021 ·
Ableton is slashing its Live 11, Push 2 controller, and soundware prices by up to 25%. The offers are good until November 29, 2021.
29 Oct 2021 ·
Grab great Halloween deals on effects, synths, sound packs and more - or download free plug-ins and content for your next production.
28 Sep 2021 ·
Ableton Live 11.1 now supports Apple Silicon M1 processors natively. The update is now available to members of the Ableton beta program.
13 Jul 2021 ·
Ableton's Live Lite version 11 adds new and updated devices, more sounds, and a higher scene count. Not bad for a free upgrade!
16 Jun 2021 ·
Drag and drop Ableton Live parameters onto ever Push controller's button, pad, and knob exactly how you want them. Here's what's new in Push Hacker.
28 May 2021 ·
Ableton is experimenting with the format of its yearly Loop event by spinning it off into a new online event called Loop Create.
17 Mar 2021 ·
YouTuber Julian Gray created a video showing how Ableton Live looked and felt between versions 1 to 11. It's a cool journey through time!
11 Feb 2021 ·
Ableton has announced that Live 11 will be released on February 23. But you don't have to wait that long: Join the public beta and try the new version of the DAW for free!
09 Nov 2020 ·
Live 11 is shaping up as an exciting offering with the introduction of comping, MPE support, new content, and lots more to talk about!
13 Oct 2020 ·
Splice is giving away Ableton Live 10 Lite, a stripped down version of its flagship DAW, for free! Simply go to their website and register. Offer valid until December 31, 2020.
21 Sep 2020 ·
An image emerged of the back of what could be the Ableton Push 3. There appeared to be audio in/outs and MIDI connections that got us all excited but it turns out it was a fake - Oops!
25 Jul 2020 ·
RATCHETEER is able to generate MIDI patterns all by itself, providing new MIDI loops for your projects in control by MIDI keyboards and automation. Neat!