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Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8 by Huston Singletary, Keith Robinson

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Instruments and Effects

My favorite feature(s) of Live are the software instruments. I find myself using them all the time. When I'm mixing and I've been given a weak bass, I'll pull up Analog to give it some extra heft.

Phil Tan, Mixer and Producer

15.1 Introduction to Live Devices

Software instruments and effects are the backbone of the digital audio workstation. Whereas the project studio was once crowded with racks and racks of outboard gear, hardware samplers, ...

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