Bitwig‘s press division just released the official release date for Bitwig Studio: March 26, 2014…
It looks like Bitwig Studio will be available from the very beginning aswell for Windows, as for Mac, as for Linux.
Until March, 5th Ableton Live 8 and Ableton Suite 8 are available with a 25% rebate! Don’t miss the chance to get Ableton Live or Suite 8 including a free upgrade to Ableton Live or Suite 9 for such a fair price. The boxed version is even more rebated when you buy it via Thomann. So folks enjoy…
Since Ableton’s announcement that the Push controller and Ableton Live 9 are gonna be released in Q1/2013 some videos surfaced on the net explaining how to use Push. Pricetag for Push is $599/€499 including Live Intro.
Although Push looks similar to well known Live controllers like AKAI’s APC series or Novation’s LaunchPad, it features certain details, the other controllers don’t have.
powered via USB, brightness gets increased when using the included power supply
2 x footswitch (custom assigned)
64 pads: velocity and pressure-sensitive, RGB backlight
11 touch sensitive encoders
4 line LCD display
12cm touch strip for pitch bend/scrolling
24 LEDs for navigation
(it seems it has been designed in cooperation with AKAI)
The Berlin based Music software company Ableton AG just announced the most anticipated update of their flagship Live and a hardware device named the Push controller. Both releases are expected to be available in the first quarter of 2013, though Ableton did not officially provide an exact release date as of yet.
According to an interview Gerhard Behles gave the Deutsche Welle in 2010, Ableton sold more than 1 million copies of Live until then.
Live 9 Features
automation is now recorded in clips. Automation can be moved between arrangement and session view and vice versa. Edit automation with curves.
sth. many ppl. wanted to see: searching and finding instruments, effects, samples, packs VSTs is now made easier than ever before. Instant search as you type. And sort by various categories.
updated and new effects:
the effects have been reworked. Ableton added an analogue modelled Glue Compressor and a Convolution Reverb (Max4Live), Ableton updated the EQ8 to display a spectrum view and the Compressor to feature Gain Reduction
audio to MIDI. Melodies and Drums can now be extracted to MIDI. Harmony-to-MIDI extracts notes and chords from audio stems.
Max 4 Live:
the integration of M4L that has started in 2009 has now been completed. M4L is now part of Ableton Live Suite