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Ableton Push recording fixed length audio clips with Maschine & Mininova

Hey what’s good fam?

I know many have seen the Push controller sitting on my desk and I’ve gotten a lot of questions on my thoughts and how I’m using it.

In this video I highlight probably my favorite feature that Push adds to my workflow for recording audio.

It’s the fixed length audio clip feature and in this video I show exactly how I use it when recording external gear as well as when using Maschine in Ableton Live 9.

Check it out.

Leave a comment below and let me know what you think, also let me know if you have any specific questions about Ableton Push


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13 Responses to “Ableton Push recording fixed length audio clips with Maschine & Mininova”

  1. Mean Gene says:

    That’s impressive. I hope N.I. will look at the ease of creation demonstrated in this video and make improvements to their software.

    • saintjoe says:

      Man I been looking for this workflow forever, so smooth, now I just need ableton to add more sample/audio manipulation options from the controller and in their software.

  2. dj jambone says:

    Just awesome thanks for sharing saint …yes I’ve been looking more reviews on push so that it may ease my work flow and be able to create freely in Ableton.

  3. Interesting! Not sure if I’m ready for this yet – but it seems pretty useful for sure

    • saintjoe says:

      I feel you, I’ve been using Ableton since before Maschine so this adds a very nice piece to my workflow :)

  4. good tutorial. Just the right length and the right amount of info to keep it interesting but not so much as to make it confusing. I don;t get on with Live (I’m too old, I think) but this makes a compelling case for Push. Thanks!

    • saintjoe says:

      Thanks for watching, you’re never too old! It’s just a different program, not everyone likes it, which is fine. I’ve been using Live since before I got Maschine, so Push really added something to my workflow that I was trying to do in a bunch of other different ways :)

  5. What I could do with is a controller that really comes prepped for Logic X, can’t seem to find one, except maybe the Axiom, but I don’t really want fully weighted keys, you know for entering strings etc, it’s not a piano after all.
    As I play guitar, I was looking at this Fishman TriplePlay wireless MIDI controller for guitar – the idea being that it’s good for entering strings etc.
    With my old Edirol 61 keyboard it’s OK for piano sounds, even Rhodes not too bad, but for strings the dynamics seem to be too extreme.
    Sorry to go a little off topic, but would welcome your input anyway.
    As I made a lot of effort to study Logic from Logic 7 on, it doesn’t seem to make much sense to change, though I have a basic edition of Ableton, it’s not even installed at the moment

    • saintjoe says:

      I’m not a Logic users (PC) so I haven’t really looked into dedicated controllers for it, afraid I’m not of much help there lol.

  6. Jeremy Wells says:

    Good to see you using Push. It is a pretty handy and powerful sketching tool.


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