Pushing the Edit Button
Digging into Max for Live for the first time and need a little nudge? Has the edit button been calling your name? To help you get started, we’ve gathered a few links to helpful tutorials and Max for Live projects that you might not have seen.
Max for Live Devices
- First of all, if you want to find some ready-to-use Max for Live devices, it’s hard to beat the high-quality ones found in the Packs section of Ableton.com, which includes Robert Henke’s Granulator and Alexkid’s Instant Haus devices.
- The unofficial Max for Live community site MaxforLive.com has collected over 900 user-created devices that are freely downloadable.
- Max for Live users often share their projects here, too.
- K-Devices sells a collection of Max for Live Instrument and Effects devices, some of which come with TouchOSC and Lemur templates. They also offer the free EXT modulation sequencer device.
- Finally, who doesn’t need a dub siren? Check out this one from AudioLemon.
Video and Device-based Tutorials
- Want to add live visuals to your Live set? Mike Todd demonstrates his WIP-Context Modular Visual System in Max for Live.
Did I miss something? If you have your own Max for Live links to share or have something else you’d like to learn about, leave a note in the comments.