Live: Synth Bass. Ableton Live Tips & Techniques. 1: These are the bass presets for Analog, Operator, Tension and Collision, as described in the text. Live is more than capable when it comes to bass. We give you an overview... Live Suite offers many tools to create synthesized basses. This month we’ll dissect some of Live’s bass instrument presets and racks for tips on how to build your own and then expand on these ideas.