Recording Connection DJ Course Lesson 11 covers sound design and synthesis in Ableton Live. In addition to the sample-based instruments, the Ableton Live Suite includes 5 synthesis instruments. If you do not own the Suite, each of the instruments is available from Ableton as an add-on. Vocoder is included in both packages. This lesson includes an in-depth discussion of operator, and an overview of analog, collision, electric, and tension as well as the Vocoder device.