Ableton

Ableton Live lets you easily create, produce and perform music within one intuitive interface. Live keeps everything in sync and works in real-time, so you can play and modify your musical ideas without interrupting the creative flow.

Live comes with a versatile collection of instruments, sounds, kits and loops for creating any kind of music and provides a full complement of effects to tweak and process your sound.

Live 9 manual download (PDF)

Demo download

Packs for Live 9 download

Interesting video from MIDI Hack Stockholm

Recommended video tutorials

Minimal Music Production

Sound Design 

Sound Design w/ Common Objects – Chris Petti

Using Ableton Live’s Effects Racks w/ Native Instruments Guitar Rig

Sound Design Series (pt1) – Subtractive Synthesis Example

Sound Design Series (pt2) – Creative Short Looping – Sonic Academy

Creating a beats 

Creating a drum beat – lynda.com

Tasherre Risay Makes a Beat – Computer Music Academy

Creating A Drum Beat

Creating Beats – AbletonInc

Audio Effects 

Effect Rack Tricks – Point Blank Music School

Audio Effect Rack Tutorial (Part 1) – AbletonLiveBlog

Audio Effect Rack Tutorial (Part 2) – AbletonLiveBlog

Auto Filter Techniques –  QuantizeCourses

Tips & Tricks 

Productivity Tips – willsanquil

25 Ableton Live Tips & Tricks in 8 Minutes

Controllers 

Akai APC 40

Akai APC40 – DubSpot

Introducing the APC 40 – AbletonInc

APC40 – Drum Loop Trigger/Shuffling – Phrakture

External links:

ableton – home page

Dubspot channel

Coal-live