Login / Register  0 items | $0.00 New @ What is KVR? Submit News Advertise

Ableton releases Push - Hardware Live Controller

Ableton has released Push, its first hardware product.

Push provides direct, hands-on control of melody and harmony, beats, sounds and structure, powered by Ableton Live 9 running on your computer. High-quality, dynamic pads, buttons, encoders and display combined with an innovative workflow allow you to play and compose musical ideas without the need to look at or touch your computer.

The most important features at a glance:

  • Play and sequence beats: Push's 64 velocity- and pressure-sensitive multi-color pads can be used to play, step sequence, and navigate within rhythm patterns - all at the same time. The 11 touch-sensitive endless encoders can control device parameters, adjust velocity, nudge timing and more.
  • Play melodies and chords in a new way: Push "folds" a keyboard's worth of notes into its 64 pads, with different pad colors showing the key center and other notes in the key. This allows you to play in every key using the same finger patterns, move between keys at the touch of a button, and explore new harmonies and phrases.
  • Improvise with song structure: Push expands the scope of creation with its unique workflow. Using just a few buttons to trigger clips, overdub notes, move between song materials and variations lets Ableton Live itself become an intuitively playable instrument.
  • Move smoothly from creation to arrangement: Push offers both the inspiring instrument to start creating music, and the full-featured software to finish off a track. Everything created with Push is laid out in Ableton Live on your computer - ready for fine-tuning, arrangement and export.
  • Includes Ableton Live 9: Push includes Ableton Live 9 Intro and works with any edition of Ableton Live 9 (Intro, Standard, Suite). All the included instruments, effects and sounds, as well as your own libraries, are ready to be played, tweaked, and personalized.
  • Designed by Ableton, built by Akai Professional: Utilizing Akai Pro's long-standing expertise in the field of pad controllers, Push features 64 pressure and velocity-sensitive RGB (multi-colored) pads with an adaptive layout and a touch strip with 24 LEDs for pitch bending or navigating through a Drum Rack. The 11 touch-sensitive encoders and LCD display adapt dynamically to control and show active parameters.
  • Fits inside a backpack alongside a laptop: Push is 370 mm / 14.57 inches wide, 293 mm / 11.54 inches deep and is 46 mm / 1.81 inches in height (including encoders) and weighs 2990g / 6.59 pounds. Backside connections are a USB port, power adaptor input and two assignable footswitch inputs. (Push is USB-powered, the brightness of the display and LEDs can be increased by using the included power supply).

Pricing & Availability

Push includes a download version of Live 9. Prices start at $599 / €499 for Push + Live 9 Intro, $849 / €778 for Push + Live 9 Standard, and $1099 / €998 for Push +Live 9 Suite.

Bundle upgrade discounts are available for owners of previous versions of Live. Push can be ordered via Ableton.com and at Ableton dealers now. Due to anticipated high demand, waiting periods for delivery of Push units are expected initially.

More information, including a video tour of Push: www.ableton.com/push

http://youtu.be/1xxWdvotAlo

http://youtu.be/CS2r13xX-nk

http://youtu.be/n_zdjnWjBOg

http://youtu.be/z6HCdhdPREI

Products Related To This Item
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Ableton News
Other Related News
06 Jul 2016 HelloSamples drops Golden Hip-Hop expansion for Maschine, Ableton and MPC03 Jul 2016 Adding new meaning to DIY: An Interview with Moldover17 Jun 2016 HelloSamples drops free 2GB sound library based on Moog Sub 3728 May 2016 Samples From Mars releases "Mini From Mars" Korg Synth Sampler Instruments for Live, Kontakt & Logic25 May 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Chicken Systems 50% Off Memorial Day 2016 Sale15 May 2016 Samples From Mars releases "Rhythm From Mars" Drum Sample Pack13 May 2016 Biome Digital updates Rhymes with Rogue - Leads Ableton Live Pack and Reason ReFill formats28 Apr 2016 Monade Sounds releases DarkPads, Korean Gayageum, Tonewheel Organ and CZ5000FA (Ableton Live Packs)22 Apr 2016 Dystopian Disco releases free Korg volca fm Editor for Max for Live21 Apr 2016 Marco Scherer releases Drum Depot: Deep Drums17 Apr 2016 Samples From Mars Releases "Voyetra From Mars" Synth Sampler Instruments08 Apr 2016 Cluster Sound releases Drum Brain - Max For Live drum sampler05 Apr 2016 J74 releases MaxForLive Harmony Bundle, offering 33% discount on J74 Progressive, J74 BassLine and J74 ISO Controllers22 Mar 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Biome Digital End of March Discounts21 Mar 2016 Audiomodern releases Glitchverb and Ryoji M4L Devices for Ableton Live19 Mar 2016 Samples From Mars releases "Free SP 1200 Drum Samples" and "Found Sounds From Mars" drum sample collections17 Mar 2016 Cluster Sound releases CS-808 Max for Live drum collection15 Mar 2016 Puremagnetik releases "Retro Synths 1980s +Plus" for Live, Kontakt & Logic with 50% off Introductory Pricing12 Mar 2016 Samples From Mars Releases "Tape Drums Vol II" Drum Sample Collection11 Mar 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Biome Digital Offer - Premium Drum Bundle (900+ Drum Samples) for £8.99

Show more...