Ableton today announced a way to get hold of a good chunk of new sounds in the form of their new Ableton Partner Instruments. These are new, sample based instruments created by some of the top sound creation producers and available as integrated, custom instruments covering a wide variety of instruments and soundscapes.
To get a taste of these, you can download a massive Partner Instrument Compilation of 4.4GB.
This includes everything from acoustic pianos and electronic drums to exotic instruments and cinematic soundscapes; 58 Instrument Racks, 16 Drum Racks, 5 Live Sets and 80 Live Clips.
Download it here:
Live Packs - 10 free Packs by Minus
The Live Sets were made exclusively for Ableton by ten artists from the Minus roster. Each Set comes with a companion Lesson that reveals insights into the artist's musical vision and offers valuable production tips. Includes material from: Click Box, Hobo, Heartthrob & Troy Pierce, Magda, Marc Houle, Fabrizio Maurizi, Barem, Ambivalent, JPLS and Gaiser. This Live Pack requires Live 8.1.3 or higher.
Learn more here:
Choose Your Partner
Buy Ableton Live 8 or Suite 8 before August 31, 2010 and get any Partner Instrument for free. Ableton's favorite sound designers have developed a rich collection of instruments custom-made for Ableton Live. Now, get any one of these exquisite instruments for free when you buy Ableton Live! The offer is valid at the Ableton web shop and at dealers worldwide.