Our Certified Ableton Live Tutor Tom Lonsborough gets stuck in with a first look, digging into simple UI adjustments that organise files, plugins and samples correctly, so that you can get making music faster and more smoothly.
There’s much more to come on Ableton 10 when it drops in early 2018, but here’s a first flavour!
Ableton Live 10 will cost you in the region of £150 to upgrade from Live 9 to Live 10. Is it worth the money?
What you get, plus Tom’s review of it so far:
A new synth, Wavetable
There are also a range of workflow enhancements: subtle improvements which won’t stilt the workflow of the existing user, not hinder. As always, Ableton Live updates are incremental rather than sensational, and I’m loving them!
In short, having used Live 10 for a short period, returning to 9 feels slightly limiting. I’m not the sort of person who likes an update for the sake of an update, but everything here feels measured and valuable. This is not an exhaustive list of improvements, I’m sure I’ve neglected to include some of the other new features, but I find myself using all of the above frequently*.
Is it worth the money? Definitely.
* With the exception of the metronome bit, I never had a problem with the original click sound…
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