I Just recently got this awesome granular vst for Ableton. I've almost just been opening it up everyday and just writing songs based purely off of the stuff that I'm coming up with from the vst. It's a really neat way to design sounds, I suggest taking a look at Granulator for the free vst and a cool video from the designer. Here's some stuff I recorded today while I was having some fun with it.
Lily Noise Noise by DJ 2slo