As co-founder and CEO of Ableton, Gerhard Behles played a significant role in the conceptualization and development of Ableton Live 9 and Push. Recently, Gerhard spoke to digital audio news site/forum KVR Audio, to discuss his background as a musician, the evolution Ableton over more than a decade, and the approach to creating a new instrument in Push.
Live is a versatile tool for composing and performing - you can also use it for DJing, Warping tracks you'd like to play and even isolating different sections of tracks for perfectly-timed mixes. In a new tutorial for AskAudio Magazine, Gary Hiebner explains how to assemble custom Effect Racks in Live, tailored toward DJing and live performance. Tips covered include mapping multiple parameters to one Rack macro, nested Racks (Racks within Racks), and more helpful ways to create your ideal effects setup.
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