The giant Ableton announce two groundbreaking new music-making products: Live 9, the music creation software with inspiring new possibilities, and Push, Ableton’s first hardware instrument for Live.
The upgrade to version 9 greatly expands the creative possibilities of Ableton’s popular Live software.
Some important new features at a glance:
- Session automation in Session View, automation can now be recorded in real time directly within clips, and can move together with clips between Arrangement and Session View.
- Live’s new browser puts all instruments, effects, samples, and plug-ins in one easy-to-navigate view.
- Live’s new Harmony, Melody and Drums to MIDI tools extract natural-feeling MIDI directly from the favorite parts of your music collection. Also Max for Live itself includes 24 new devices.
- Live comes with a large selection (3,500 in the Suite edition) of production-ready sounds, all sounds feature Macro controls for fast access to their most meaningful, musical parameters.
Ableton Live 9
Also Ableton presents Push, a new hardware instrument designed to solve an old problem: how to make a song from scratch. Push provides direct, hands-on control of melody and harmony, beats, sounds and structure, powered by Ableton Live running on your computer. High-quality, dynamic pads, buttons, encoders and display combined with an innovative workflow allow you to play and compose musical ideas without the need to look at or touch your computer, and more importantly, without interrupting the musical flow.
The most important features at a glance:
- Push’s 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive multi-color pads can be used to play, step sequence, and navigate within rhythm patterns, all at the same time.
- Push includes Ableton Live 9 Intro and works with any edition of Ableton Live 9 (Intro, Standard, Suite). All the included instruments, effects and sounds, as well as your own libraries, are ready to be played, tweaked, and personalized.
- Push features 64 pressure and velocity-sensitive RGB (multi-colored) pads with an adaptive layout and a touch strip with 24 LEDs for pitch bending or navigating through a Drum Rack.
You can check all the information, see all the details and look prices at official site ABLETON