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M-Audio Oxygen 25 USB MIDI Keyboard Review

Talkin’ about the third generation: the Oxygen 25 (3rd Gen) from M-Audio. Cost: $120 USD. Larger Oxygen models are also available. If you want an easy-to-use MIDI keyboard that’s not…

Music Theory: Chords and Improvisation

Please note: these tutorials are copyright. They are are designed as a taster, not a replacement for a proper music theory course. The ‘MacAbleton method’ is a teaching method, and…

Envelope Editing in Ableton Live

You can create Breakpoints by a single click. When you hover first, a pseudo breakpoint appears, to show where it will be located when you click. This can make selecting…

Ableton Live Browser

There’s just one browser in Live 9. It’s divided into 2 sections—on the left is a sidebar, containing two sections—Categories and Places. On the right is the ‘content pane’ where…

Maschine MK2 Review

Welcome to the Maschine This review is aimed mainly at people who have not owned previous versions of Maschine, and so does not discuss the differences between the MK2 and…

MIDI Editing in Ableton Live

There are some useful improvements to the midi editor. These functions affect the whole clip if nothing is selected. You can select a single note, a group of notes, or…