" I used anything I can get my hands on. But I prefer to use things I’ve made myself. That gives me maximum freedom. Now and then, I also arrange parts of my music using programs like Ableton or Native Instruments. But these programs are very restricting in how things can sound. With some songs by other artists these days, you can actually hear that it has been produced with Ableton. It seems there's something of an Ableton trend at the moment. I think that every great artist should also be an inventor."more
Here is a snippet from his interview with Claire Carlson from "www.primenightcult.com", where he mentions he uses Ableton. PRIME: What DAW do you use, and what are your favorite plugins? MANILA KILLA: I'll always love GarageBand because it was the first DAW I messed around with, but I've been working on Ableton for the past 6 years. I recently got Omnisphere - that's definitely the best plugin I've used in a while.more
I've been using Live for years (currently on 10 Suite), and I've never found a suitable alternative to it. It's an integral part of my workflow and allows me to get my ideas out faster than anything else.
Ableton is the perfect DAW to use, i use Ableton when it comes to producing, edits, mashup and for my radio show. The reason why i use Ableton is because of the workflow and the audio effects wich makes my tracks sounds louder and energetic