Tutorials

Working with Tension - New Series from AbletonOp

Ableton's Tension instrument, featuring physical modeling technology from Applied Acoustics Systems, is a versatile tool for making a variety of string-based sounds - from acoustic models to alien drones. In a new series, "Working with Tension", AbletonOp takes a closer look at this unique instrument. Check out some sound examples from these tutorials:

Make these sounds yourself with the latest tutorial, focusing on making a Hammered Dulcimer model.

If you want a refresher, start from the beginning with an introduction to Tension.