WaveDNA has announced Liquid Rhythm v1.4, providing BeatForm Editing to draw or paint with clusters of notes, the ability to edit clips in Ableton Live’s Arranger, a new Sample Browser to incorporate a user’s personal library of sounds into their productions, a Custom Instrument Type feature for the Max for Live patch, and an upgraded Clip Selector feature for the Ableton Live 9 Max for Live patch.
New in v1.4:
BeatForm Editing—Lets users draw or paint with clusters of notes directly on the arranger. Click-and-drag across a track in the Arranger to draw or paint with clusters of notes.
Arranger Clip Selection—Users of the Max For Live patch for Ableton Live 9 use Liquid Rhythm to edit clips in Live’s Session view. As of v1.4, users can also select MIDI clips in Live’s Arranger view to bring Liquid Rhythm to their Live environment, allowing them to edit while they arrange.
Sample Browser —A new tab in the Library that contains customizable paths to the audio samples users have curated—this feature lets them use their own samples with Liquid Rhythm’s creative tools. Compatible file types include MIDI, WAV, and AIF. All that’s need to do to access samples is:
1) Click the Samples tab in the Library.
2) Click the Add Folder button at the bottom of the pane.
3)In the window that appears, navigate to the folder containing your sample library and click Open.
Custom Instrument Type—A new addition to Liquid Rhythm v1.4, benefitting users of the Max For Live patch. It lets users choose instrument family types for their tracks to make full use of Liquid Rhythm’s pattern suggestion feature, and it works with Ableton Drum Racks or any 3rd party drum sampler.
Improved in v1.4:
Clip Selector —A list containing shortcuts to clips in the Live session view. It can be used to select and edit Live clips in Liquid Rhythm without needing to switch between programs.