Mark Towers has been making electronic music since the late 90’s using an array of samplers, synthesizers, and sequencers, both hardware and software, and now uses Ableton Live as a production center and performance tool for his projects, including drum & bass, IDM, and ambient sound installations.

As the creator of the Arcade Series of MaxforLive Generative Sequencers he’s one of our experts in working with MIDI Control Surfaces and giving users the easiest ways of creating new rhythms, chords and melodies by playing their controllers.

 

Mark Towers

Mark Towers has been making electronic music since the late 90’s using an array of samplers, synthesizers, and sequencers, both hardware and software, and now uses Ableton Live as a production center and performance tool for his projects, including drum & bass, IDM, and ambient sound installations.

As the creator of the Arcade Series of MaxforLive Generative Sequencers he’s one of our experts in working with MIDI Control Surfaces and giving users the easiest ways of creating new rhythms, chords and melodies by playing their controllers.

 

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  • Arcade Series Returns Space Invaders MaxforLive Generative Sequencer

    Space Invaders – Coin Op Inspired Sequencer

    Price £13.99
    The Arcade Series Returns concludes with Space Invaders, a rotating pulse generator designed specifically for triggering drum machines. Independent patterns/rows of ‘Invaders’ are set up in the separate invader engines to the right. These patterns can be static or moving from left to right and have their own parameters which effect note generation.
  • Arcade Series Returns Frogger MaxforLive Generative SequencerArcade Series Returns Frogger MaxforLive Device

    Frogger – 8-step Gate Sequencer

    Price £13.99

    The Arcade Series Returns is the follow up to the hugely successful MaxforLive Generative Sequencers the Arcade Series ONE. Designed by Ableton Certified trainer Mark Towers and inspired by classic retro Arcade Games each one can provide inspiration for rhythm or melody!

    Frogger is an 8-step gate sequencer inspired by the classic video game and electronic gate sequencers. Via the mouse or control surface you set the pitch/octave for each step. When the sequence lands on the step the note is triggered. All pitch values conform to the globally selected scale with individual octave control per step.

  • Arcade Series Returns Ghosts MaxforLive Device

    Ghosts – Random Looping Melodic MaxforLive Sequencer

    Price £13.99

    Ghosts is a random looping melodic sequencer inspired by the classic arcade game PacMan (but it hasn't got the hero in it!). Originally part of The Arcade Series Returns it's the follow up to the hugely successful MaxforLive Generative Sequencers the Arcade Series ONE. Designed by Ableton Certified trainer Mark Towers and inspired by classic retro Arcade Games each one can provide inspiration for rhythm or melody!

    Across the Arcade Series Returns is an inbuilt loop feature which can work on an individual element or globally. When you come up with a rhythm or melody you want to save you can also press a single button and export the pattern directly into an Ableton Live MIDI clip.

  • Arcade Series Returns Arkanoid MaxforLive Generative SequencerArcade Series Returns Arkanoid MaxforLive Device

    Arkanoid – Rotating Melodic MaxforLive Sequencer

    Price £13.99

    Originally debuting as part of The Arcade Series Returns Arkanoid is part of the follow up to the hugely successful MaxforLive Generative Sequencers the Arcade Series ONE. Designed by Ableton Certified trainer Mark Towers and inspired by classic retro Arcade Games each one can provide inspiration for rhythm or melody!

    Arkanoid is a rotating melodic sequencer inspired by the classic arcade game. The grid interface is the primary way to interact with Arkanoid. Both control surface 8x8 button grids and mouse clicks can be used to control the UI.

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    Multi Analyser XL – Upgraded Analysis for Ableton Live

    Price £4.00
    After the success of the MultiAnalyser device, Ableton Certified Trainer Mark Towers has taken on board the feedback for the free device and upgraded it to XL. The main visible difference is a large floating window, stays visible while selecting different tracks. Additional Channel routing options per track: - Select from Pre FX, Post FX or Post Mixer to analyse tracks - Select Left, Right or Summed output of tracks to analyse
  • Arcade Series Returns MaxforLive DeviceArcade Series Returns Ghosts MaxforLive Device

    Arcade Series Returns

    Price £27.50

    The Arcade Series Returns is the follow up to the hugely successful MaxforLive Generative Sequencers the Arcade Series ONE. Designed by Ableton Certified trainer Mark Towers and inspired by classic retro Arcade Games each one can provide inspiration for rhythm or melody!

    Consisting of four MaxforLive generative sequencers, the Arcade Series Returns can help defeat writers block or be the beginning of that inspirational piece of music. Each device is fully compatible and controllable with 8x8 grid based controllers Push 1, Push 2, Launchpad MINI, MK1, MK2 & PRO and the Native Instruments Maschine Jam.

    Across the Arcade Series Returns is an inbuilt loop feature which can work on an individual element or globally. When you come up with a rhythm or melody you want to save you can also press a single button and export the pattern directly into an Ableton Live MIDI clip.

  • Arcade Series One Tetriq

    Tetriq – Innovative Chord Generation

    Price £13.99

    Tetriq is inspired by the classic Gameboy Russian Bricks game, it'll create chords and melodies based on the infamous block shapes joining together in a line.

  • Arcade Series PolyPin

    Polypin – PolyRhythms, Euclidean & Traditional Sequencing

    Price £13.99

    PolyPin is a MaxforLive Generative Sequencer inspired by Pinball and controllable buy a range of Ableton Live supported MIDI Controllers.

    Up to 8 sequencers run in sync  or independently using specially developed sequencer modes:

    • Probability for creating random chance based beats
    • Euclidean for exotic polyrhythmic patterns
    • Classic for retro 16 step sequencing.
  • Arcade Series One Asteroids

    Asteroids – Notes Play when Asteroids Collide

    Price £13.99
    Updated for Live 10!

    Advanced sequencing modes makes Asteroids a powerful MaxforLive sequencer for both experimental/generative melodic sequences or intricate/polyrhythmic drum patterns.

  • Arcade Series ONEArcade Series One Tetriq

    Arcade Series ONE – MaxforLive Generative Sequencers

    Price £27.50
    Updated for Live 10!

    The Arcade Series is a collection of MaxforLive Generative Sequencers that can be used on their own or integrated with Ableton Live supported controllers. Designed and created by Ableton Certified Trainer Mark Towers each device takes it’s inspiration from the hours spent in front of flickering screens down the local Arcade.