Get a head start on your New Year´s resolution to make better music by picking up a copy of the current CM Special: The Insider´s Guide to Ableton Live. We´ve picked the brains of Ableton´s most experienced developers, technical wizards and the most fanatical Live users in the universe to put together this highly focused and unique guide. It´s packed with all-time favourite tricks, new techniques for version 6, troubleshooting advice, advanced hacks and more.

The cover CD comes with two exclusive Live Packs. The first, produced by Ableton, features kicking percussion and atmospheric pads from electronic maestro Dennis DeSantis. The second is an extreme sound collection for Live 6 courtesy of TrackTeam Audio.

If you´re a musician, producer or DJ and you use Live - or want to - don´t miss this one. Ask your newsagent for Computer Music Special 20: The Insider´s Guide to Ableton Live, or order online from To order online, go to

. It´s on sale in the UK now; in the US from around 26 December.