Week 9: Single-button Output
Cause all loadbangs and loadmesses in your patch to output by clicking on one button.
Max for Live Update
In 18 months, Max for Live has already become an essential tool for artists working with live media. The combined force of Ableton Live and Max/MSP in the hands of dynamic and creative people has created a synergy that has been amazing for us to watch. Today, with the release of Ableton Live [...]
Max for Live Video Tutorials
In addition to new devices and lessons in the Max for Live update (Max 5.1.8/Live 8.2.2), there are a couple of new Live API features we would like to share with you in these short video tutorials. Many Max for Live devices utilize the Live API to control and keep track of different parts [...]
Video Tutorial: Play a Movie
Video Tutorial: Use Trigger for Organized Patching
Trigger is an essential object for everyday Max use, and is a favorite tool for many of the seasoned Max users. Learn to harness the power of trigger and you’ll avoid message-passing chaos and maintain order in your patch. Use it well and people might think you are a patching expert. This tutorial video [...]
Video Series: Did You Know?
We often come across Max tricks that we never thought of. Over time, we’ve each collected a stack of these practical little tips, tricks, and secret handshakes that we’ll pass around whenever we get together. Now we’re going to share them with you in a weekly video series, “Did You Know?”
Putting Max into Words
Our Italian friends Maurizio Giri and Alessandro Cipriani, authors of Electronic Music and Sound Design, tell us why their book is worth checking out and offer insight into its writing in this interview with Cycling ’74.
A Textbook For Max
Despite years of widespread use in academia, there has never been a proper textbook, written in English, for sound synthesis and processing in Max/MSP. With a recently published text, Maurizio Giri and Alessandro Cipriani have changed that. Electronic Music and Sound Design: Theory and Practice with Max/MSP – Volume 1 originally written in Italian, has [...]
Max 5.1.7 Now Available
Version 5.1.7 includes Max, MSP, Jitter, Vizzie and support for Max for Live.
An Interview with Owen Pallett
I’m a sucker for well-trained musicians who push the boundaries creatively and aren’t afraid to experiment. Owen Pallet really blows me away with his talent and where he takes it. Classically trained on violin and piano he has backed the ‘indie band of the moment’ Arcade Fire and is now performing solo opening [...]