Ableton Live excels at manipulating samples in a fast and intuitive way, making it one of the most creative music-making tools available. The DAW provides almost endless possibilities to create textures, tones and tracks using samples and Ableton’s built-in devices. The Simpler device is almost a throwback, offering more traditional, but no less powerful, sampler functions.

In the above video, Point Blank‘s resident Ableton expert runs through some of Simpler’s fundamental sampler functions and how the device can be used to create unique sounds for your tracks.