A group of us ventured to Berlin’s amazing Funkhaus for Loop 2017 - Ableton’s annual summit for music makers. Now in its third year, the event is growing in some amazing directions. Here’s a bit of what we saw and heard….
Reverb hasn’t traditionally been an easy task for Max programmers to nail, but Maurizio Giri and company's Outer Spaces device comes across as a solution for almost any problem where a detailed and focused reverb could be in play….
The act of creation is often a lonely one, full of moments of self-doubt and tiny obstacles that show up and you can’t phone your friends in search of advice.
We are happy to introduce the new Sensel package, available through the Max Package Manager. The package includes a pair of Max objects that provide access to the Morph multitouch surface.
After a year’s worth of work, K-Devices has started a new series of Max for Live Devices - the OOG (Out Of Grid) Tools. Pull up a chair and I’ll walk you through a pair of amazing sources of Max(imum) mayhem.
This immensely enjoyable read sneakily enlightens you without equations - by asking you a few simple questions (What do you do or leave undone? When's the best time to act, to stay, or to leave? Does neatness matter?), and connecting them to machines and the people who taught them to formalize those questions.
When it comes to FM synthesis Max for Cats’ Bengal most definitely is not Your Father’s DX7. It’s one of the most intriguing synths available in the Live environment.
Mutable Instruments announced that they were retiring one of the stalwart modules of modern Eurorack analog systems: the Braids digital macro-oscillator. We’d like to offer a eulogy for this highly influential device.
This week, Cycling '74 elucidates the finer points of Packages and chats with Harrison Sayed about an EP of Max patches.