I’ve been trying to figure out how to play live in Ableton Live. And I mean really ‘live’. Inspired by Mr Invisible’s Justin Aswell, I want to use the sounds I’ve created in Ableton without resorting to hitting ‘play’. In fact, until I’d seen Justin’s video at Dubstop, I just assumed it was impossible.
But now I’m not so sure.
You see, recently, I’ve been working with a drummer on making some glitchy hip hop beats. He uses Maschine Mikro and I’m using Ableton (naturally). It’s all going very fast, and we’re already talking about taking some tunes out live. I thought I’d just use my Launchpad. But the drummer dude is new to electronic music and he’s cringing at the idea of hitting the ‘play’ button.
I’ve nothing against using Launchpad, triggering clips, and mixing and morphing the sounds live. It’s how rUbba nEck plays the game. But…
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