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Ableton is a digital audio workstation and sequencer.

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Live control of rewired application parameter using MIDI controller in Ableton

I am running Reason rewired through Ableton Live. I would like to be able to control one of the parameters of a Subtractor Synthesiser within Reason whilst rewire is active. The actual parameter is a ...
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How do you configure three or more phrases to be mapped to a one-button-per-phrase loop triggering?

Using my floorboard controller and vanilla Ableton MIDI mappings, I've managed to figure out a way to juggle two phrases with loopers. However, the MIDI assignments are a pretty clunky. The basic idea ...
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Ableton: Why is my vectorscope showing flashes of stereo activity on a mono track?

I've placed a utility on my master track and set the width to zero. Schwa's Schope plugin (set to phase visualisation) shows the expected hairline profile, but occasionally flips out for a split ...
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Ableton's Analog Voices

I have a question regarding the voices in Analog. So when you turn on unisono and choose 2 voices, does that mean my original voice plus 2? Or 2 altogether? When I use both oscillators then that ...
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How to connect old Yamaha PRS E423 keyboards to FL Studio and Sibelius/Finale software?

How to connect old Yamaha PRS E423 to FL Studio and Sibelius/Finale software? It has USB connection, but I could not find proper instructions.
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Latency using guitar to USB cable increases over time

I bought a cheap Guitar to USB cable and it works fine for recording on OS X (using Ableton). But over a short period of time (5+ minutes) the latency seems starts to build up on the input and I ...
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My final mix sounds damp

My final mix, mastered amateurly by me, sounds damp when I play it at low volume in my Bose QC 35 II headphone. It feels like it is sitting really deep in the headphone; i'm comparing it pro songs at ...
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Transfering mulitple FL studio folders in one Ableton folder

So I started using Ableton instead of FL studio and needed to transfer my already installed Plug-Ins. I already specified the plugin folder for Ableton, but I have a problem: in FL studio there are ...
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How to midi map device pads to drum rack pads across multiple drum racks in ableton

Seems like this should be really simple, but when I am midi mapping controls, I cant figure out how to map a device pad to a chosen drum sample. I want to play samples from 2 different drum rack by ...
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Ableton Live 8 Sample Timing

Hi. I'm using Ableton Live 8.2.2 to record basic band stuff: guitar/drums/vocals etc and keep running across the same problem. In the image it's the guitar (gtr 60) I'm dropping in and out for a ...
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Layering and mixing synths

How do you usually layer them? I would do the following: different sound for each layer trying to use something that would occupy different frequencies in the spectrum to not over-charge the high-end ...
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Automate MIDI pitch in Ableton w/ 3rd Party Plugin Instrument

Checked out this but it didn't help me all the way N.I. Massive assign Pitch Bend Wheel to Macro I have an ableton rack with an instance of massive. I have my MIDI clip opened, clicked the (E) ...