10 years of Ableton

Ableton ten
Ableton ten



It's a whole 10 years since Ableton was founded and to celebrate its anniversary, we've crawled our archives for the best Ableton-related stuff you'll find anywhere on the internet.

We've got expert tutorials and how to guides, exclusive video, features, news and in-depth reviews - all on one page.

So what do you say? Let's get stuck in, raise a glass of Ableton beer and drink to 10 more years.

Ableton gear

REVIEW: Ableton Live 8£400

The newest version of Ableton's flagship DAW

REVIEW: Novation Launchpad£150

A low-cost, high-powered hardware controller designed for Ableton Live

REVIEW: Akai APC40£400

The first dedicated Live controller on the scene, packing more rotaries, faders and pads than you can shake a Clip at


How to warp a full track in Ableton Live 8

14 essential Ableton Live 8 power tips

Video: Using Drum Racks in Ableton Live

Video: Ableton Live's Session and arrangement views

How to make a drum 'n' bass beat in Ableton Live

How to make a 303-style acid bassline in Ableton Live

From the archives...

FIRST LOOK: Novation Launchpad

MusicRadar's video exclusive on the new controller

Ableton Beer: the ultimate live performance tool

Quite possibly the coolest thing we've ever seen

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