One of the original effects to come with Max for Live, Buffer Shuffler became an even greater powerhouse with Live 9. Reorganize audio, sequence stutters, program wild pitch and frequency shifts, and more. If those effects sound intimidating, you'll find them surprisingly easy with Buffer Shuffler.
Behind each specific microgenre of electronic dance music is a core style of drum beat. Whether it's the four-to-the-floor thud of a 909-style kick drum in hard techno, or the ghostly hi-hats and tambourines that fill out a dubstep classic, each style favors its own rhythmic nuances.
In a tutorial series, "Beats Dissected", the sharp minds at Attack Magazine have looked at a series of characteristic drum patterns, with step-by-step instructions on how to construct them in Live. With microgenres as specific as "Upbeat Chillwave", "Found Sound 2-Step", and "Maniac Ghetto House", chances are there's a new beat (and associated microgenre) for you to learn.