Music production, creative philosophies, rambles, Ableton Live tools and tutorials...
Learn how to create moving automation patterns that you can launch with clips, using the Dummy Clip method!
In this short video tutorial, I discuss creating and using effects for live performances.
30 Ableton Live Instrument Racks that capture the essence of the Polymoog analog synthesizer, and take the sound to new levels with the power of Ableton Live!
Do your drums sound too robotic? Not enough feel? This tutorial will help you program more realistic sounding drums!
Learn how I made the oldest drum kit ever, using the sound of two black holes colliding. Then download the drum kit and use it in your own productions!
Put your track up against others and win prizes at Beat Brawler! This week's prize is my Drum Fills Sample Pack!
Check out my in-depth review and demostration of WaveDNA's Liquid Music!
AfroDJMac releases "Creating Racks and Sampling in Ableton Live," a 2.5 hour video course available on Groove3.com. Plus get a free Ableton Live Instrument Rack that was built during the course videos!
An enormous collection of relaxing, calming, and evolving synthesizer in 65 peaceful Ableton Live Instrument Racks.
My first live broadcast, unboxing and exploring the Arturia Keystep with a bunch of hardware gear.
A review of Diego Stocco's Color Bots, an "Adaptive Tonal Processing" Ableton Live Project. Plus a special two day coupon!
For the month of August 2016, the Super 8-bit Ableton Live Pack, which features 150 8-bit Live Instruments and Effects, is only $8!
16 Free Ableton Live Audio Effect Racks, inspired by the Special World in Super Mario World on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
3 Free Ableton Live Instruments made from sounds recorded in a high school classroom by high school students.
Huge collection of 80's style synth presets, all sampled from VCR tapes!
Tutorial on how to save your presets to use in any Ableton Live Project.
Super big savings at the AfroDJMac Store this weekend only!
A vintage Crumar Performer run through a vintage Ampex reel to reel makes for a cool sounding free Ableton Live Pack.
Three Free Ableton Live Instruments based on samples from Gravitas Recordings Noverture Vol. 3 Sample Pack.
Awesome mix made from sounds and samples from AfroDJMac's track "One Day."
Learn Electronic Drumming from Tobi of Ableton Drummer, and save money!
There's one thing that prevents most people from succeeding...
Over 1,000 Drum Fills you can easily drag and drop into your projects for instant drum fills!
Isotonik Studios has some more really powerful Max for Live devices that will add new power to your musical tool box!
Save big on all Ableton Live Packs and Video courses at the AfroDJMac Store! Use the code: MEMDAY
Video tutorial on how I turned the sound of a wine glass being hit by a fork into a playable Ableton Live Instrument Rack. Plus free download of the Instrument Rack!
Easily add visuals and stunning audio effects to your music thanks to Isotonik Studios!
Creativity is such a mysterious force. Do certain places and certain instruments have a magical power inside them? Can we harness this for our own creativity?
A whole world of Glitch audio effects for Ableton Live.
Chilled, noisy, instrumental music made from a collection of ambient sounds and sampled instruments.
Made with Live 9 and the follow AfroDJMac Ableton Live Packs:
This is a little song about the crazy lengths one might go to to prove their love to their girl.
Composed in Ableton Live 9 using AfroDJMac Univox Lucy Bass
Live performance by AfroDJMac and SuperKid at the Acoustic Cafe 5.2.14. Two acoustic guitars and two vocals. Nothing fancy, recorded on an iPhone.
AfroDJMac is a New York musician who writes and records his own music; a sound designer who creates custom instruments and sound packs; a writer who shares his knowledge, curiosity, and passion for making music. He is an Ableton Certified Trainer and teaches Advanced Music Production with Ableton Live at Berklee College of Music Online.